Confidential advice

Confidential adviser/counselor at WUR/AFSG level (vertrouwenspersoon)

PhD candidates can contact a confidential adviser if they want advice on issues as undesired sexual attention, other undesirable behaviour or treatment in a discriminatory fashion.
Useful information about the work of the confidential adviser can be found at the intranet pages of Wageningen University & Research.

  • Mrs. Martie Wagenaar,, tel. 0317-484553 (coordinator for Wageningen UR)
  • Dr. Lolke Sijtsma,, tel. 0317 - 480220 (specific for AFSG)

Graduate School confidential advisers (PhD counsellor is the preferred name)

Meant for a confidential conversation regarding issues related to PhD training/supervision.

  • Professor Willem van Berkel,, tel. 0317-482861 (confidential adviser for the VLAG PhD community)

Professor Willem van Berkel (from the Biochemistry group) is the confidential adviser for the VLAG PhD community. PhD candidates have the choice to contact first the VLAG office for a pre-advice or contact directly professor Van Berkel.

Scientific integrity (wetenschappelijke integriteit)

Two persons have been appointed by Wageningen UR as confidential adviser for scientific integrity (vertrouwensperson wetenschappelijke integriteit).

  • Professor Ellen Kampman,, Phone: +31317483867
  • Professor Huub Savelkoul,, Phone: +31317483925

Social workers for Wageningen University staff (sociaal maatschappelijk werk)

Social workers can help with problems related to work or private life, they seek the most suitable solution for such problems and can provide information on (or refer to) internal or external organisations and help providers.

  •, tel. 0317-474158