Hanneke Teekens is member of the board of directors of Nuffic (the Netherlands Organization for International Cooperation in Higher Education). Within Nuffic Hanneke Teekens is responsible for the directorate Communication, overseeing all aspects of communications, including the Netherlands education support offices.
Before joining Nuffic Hanneke Teekens worked at the Hogeschool and University of Amsterdam and the University of Twente. She held positions as a teacher and researcher, manager and consultant and worked in many parts of the world. Previously she was director of the Socrates National Agency, responsible for the Erasmus program. Currently she is director National Structure for Erasmus Mundus in the Netherlands. Hanneke Teekens has published on various aspects of international education. Her latest contributions have focused in particular on ‘Internationalisation at Home’.
Currently Teekens is chair of the board of the Association for Studies in International Education, a group of organizations whose mission is to encourage international education and research and who publishes the Journal of Studies in International Education.
Hanneke Teekens studied education and history and did her post-graduate studies at the University of Leyden. She was an exchange student to the US.
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