Alphonsius Josephus Rachel (Fons) van de Vijver (4 October 1952 – 1 June 2019) was a Dutch psychologist and Professor of Cross-cultural Psychology at Tilburg University, North-West University, University of Queensland, and National Research University Higher School of Economics. He was known for his work on cross-cultural research  and on methods of comparisons. 
Van de Vijver was born in Koewacht on 4 October 1952. He received both his MA and in 1991 his PhD in Psychology from Tilburg University. He was appointed Professor of Cross-cultural Psychology at Tilburg University, and was also Professor at the North-West University in South Africa and the University of Queensland in Australia. In 2013, he received the APA Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology.
Van de Vijver authored and co-authored many publications in his field of expertise. Below is a selection:
- Harkness, Janet A., Fons JR Van de Vijver, and Peter Ph Mohler. Cross-cultural survey methods. J. Wiley, 2003.
- Matsumoto, D., & van de Vijver, F. J. R. (2011). Cross-cultural research methods in psychology. (D. Matsumoto & F. J. R. van de Vijver, Eds.). New York, NY, US: Cambridge University Press.
- Van de Vijver, Fons JR. Methods and data analysis for cross-cultural research. Vol. 1. Sage, 1997.
- van de Vijver, F. J. R., & Leung, K. (1997). Methods and data analysis for cross-cultural research. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.
- Van de Vijver, Fons, and Ronald K. Hambleton. "Translating tests: Some practical guidelines." European Psychologist 1.2 (1996): 89.
- "Fons van de Vijver". hse.ru.
- van de Vijver, F., & Hambleton, R. K. (1996). Translating tests: Some practical guidelines. European Psychologist, 1(2), 89-99. https://doi.org/10.1027/1016-9040.1.2.89
- van de Vijver, F. J. R., & Leung, K. (1997). Methods and data analysis for cross-cultural research. Newbury Park, CA: Sage
- "Curriculum vitae" (PDF).
- "APA announces its 2013 international award recipients". apa.org.
- "In Memoriam Fons van de Vijver (TSHD)". Tilburg University. Retrieved 9 June 2019.
- "Fons van de Vijver. Obituary". scr.hse.ru. Retrieved 9 June 2019.
- Fons van de Vijver Google Scholar profile.