Stichting Batavian Society of Experimental Philosophy

RSIN/Fiscal Code: 805 371 692

CoC nr: 41 125 507

Contact details:

    P.O. Box 597, 3000 AN  Rotterdam



Board composition: see website under Board

Objective: Promote the study of natural sciences and their practice for the benefit of society; see also Plan and Constitution under Home – About the Society

Policy plan: The Society aims to achieve its objectives by delivering lectures, awarding prizes and supporting scientific initiatives that fit its objectives.

a. The Society convenes six meetings per year for its members, during which a scientific presentation is given.

b. The Society awards the International Steven Hoogendijk Award (ISHA) every two years to a scientist who was groundbreaking in the medical/technological field.

c. The Society awards two study prizes annually to an outstanding student at the Medical Faculty of Erasmus University Rotterdam and an outstanding student at Delft University of Technology, respectively.

d. The Society awards the Steven Hoogendijk Prize once every two years to one outstanding PhD candidate from the Erasmus Medical Center and one from Delft University of Technology.

e. The Society may grant financial support for conducting research of scientific interest

Decision-making authority: The board members have joint authority. As a UBO, the President Administrator is registered in the ‘Ultimate Beneficial Owner’ register.

Remuneration Policy: Board members receive no monetary compensation for their work for the Society.

Administration: The financial administration has been outsourced to an accountant.

Activities: The Batavian Society convenes six Ordinary Meetings per year for its members and guests, during which a scientific lecture is given. These meetings are held in the evening in the City Hall in Rotterdam, with the Municipality of Rotterdam acting as host. In addition, an afternoon meeting is held every year at which prizes are awarded.

Use of personal data: The Bataafsch Genootschap communicates with its members about the activities by sending e-mails and/or post. To this end, each new member is asked to provide the following information: surname, first name, initials, title, year of birth, postal address, email address, specialty and possibly a telephone number. Changes communicated by a member (relocations, etc.), including a request to (partially) delete his/her data, are immediately processed in the member file. Every member has the right to inspect his/her registered data. The membership database of the Bataafsch Genootschap is not linked to a website, it is only used for its own activities, and it is not shared with other organizations. The Bataafsch Genootschap does not use cookies on its own website.

Donations: You can transfer your voluntary contribution to bank account number NL54ABNA0554113155. Stichting Bataafsch Genootschap der PW stating: donation, or via this Tikkie.

Annual accounts:

All amounts in € x 1000

Income & Expenses202120202019201820172016201520142013
Dividend & Interest2022 32 30 28 30 24 16  11 
Voluntary contributions513 55
Totaal2535 41 36 34 35 27 21 16 
General cost1717 17 32 27 13 13 12  9 
Donations to Reserves1818 – (8) 49 17 17 17 17 
Totaal3435 17 24 76 30 30 29 26 
 Resultaat excl. effecten-924 12 -42 -3 -8 10 
Assets & Debts
Bonds13611184 11931260 1217 985 1116 1090 1173 
 Bank147186 183 58 221 390 253 253 117 
Total15081370 1376 1318 1438 1375 1369 1343 1290 
Reservations activities:
General / meetings424 20 23  19 
Prizes2831 25 30 49 59 61 55  60 
Jubilee 250 years– – 108 100 42 42 42  42 
Total3237 29 146 157 125 123 120  121 
Equity (Asset – Debt)14761333 1347 1172 1281 1250 1246 1223 1169