Professor Wim Janse

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+31 20 59 86640
faculteit religie en theologie ( beliefs & practices )
Vice-Rector VU, Dean Faculty of Theology


Appointments through secretary Daniëlle Roeleveld,; +31 20 59 86545


•    Sixteenth-Century History and Theology
•    The Sixteenth-Century Protestant Reformation
•    Sacramentology
•    The Second Sacramentary Controversy; Calvin, Westphal, Heshusius, Klebitz
•    Confessionalization and Non-conformism in Early Modern Europe
•    Reformed Theological Education at the Bremen Gymnasium Illustre
•    Strategic Leadership


Contributions to BA- and MA-courses on Reformation History, and Leadership 

Recent publications

  • Controversy and Concordance between Calvin and Westphal on the Communion of the Sick, in: Calvinus clarissimus theologus. Papers of the Tenth International Congress on Calvin Research, ed. Herman J. Selderhuis [Reformed Historical Theology 18] (Göttingen, 2012), 159-179.
  • A Century of Historiography: The Nederlands Archief voor Kerkgeschiedenis, 1900-2000, in: Church History and Religious Culture 90-4 (2010), 651-674.
  • Between Lay Piety and Academic Theology: Studies Presented to Christoph Burger on the Occasion of his 65th Birthday, ed. in association with Ulrike Jascher-Burger and August den Hollander [Brill’s Series in Church History 46] (Leiden/Boston, 2010); frontisp., xxii + 555 pp.
  • Church Unity, Territorialism, and State Formation in the Era of Confessionalization, in: The Unity of the Church: A Theological State of the Art and Beyond, ed.  E.A.J.G. Van der Borght [Studies in Reformed Theology 18] (Leiden/Boston, 2010), 33-42.
  • Joachim Westphal’s Sacramentology, in: Lutheran Quarterly 22.2 (2008), 137-160.

PhD Supervision

On this page you will find Prof. Janse’s realized and current supervision as well as potential research areas and themes for future PhD students.


•    Vice-Rector Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2015-
•    Dean Faculty of Theology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2008-
•    Vice-Rector Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2011-2013
•    Full Professor of Church History, Faculty of Theology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2008-
•    Professor by special appointment History of the Reformation, Faculty of Theology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2003-2007
•    Assistant Professor History of Christianity (500-1650), Faculty of Theology, Leiden University, 1994-2007
•    Editor-in-Chief Brill’s Studies in Church History and Religious Culture, 2001-
•    Editor-in-Chief Church History and Religious Culture, 2000-2013; Editor, 2013-
•    Director Calvin Letters (Calvin Correspondence Edition Project), 2008-


Stichting Martin Luther King Lezing - Bestuurder Den Haag, 01 april 2013
CHRC en BSCH - Eindredacteur BSCH; redacteur CHRC Leiden, 07 juli 2015
Stichting European Academy on Religion and Society - Bestuurder Amsterdam, 08 december 2015
Refo500 - Chair Advisory Board Enschede, 01 april 2016
Raad van Toezicht St. Chr.Voortgezet Onderwijs Baarn/Soest - Vice-voorzitter Raad van Toezicht Baarn-Soest, 20 april 2016
Laatste wijzigingen Nevenwerkzaamheden: Amsterdam 27 januari 2017