Hilligje Van 't Land
International Association of Universities
Director Membership and Programme Development
Dr. van’t Land, is Director Membership and Programme development at the International Association of Universities (IAU). She was educated in France, the Netherlands and Canada and obtained her PhD in contemporary literature from Groningen University. She started her academic carrier working in the Humanities and taught Comparative francophone literatures at universities in the Netherlands, Canada and France. She has worked for IAU for 14 years where she is in charge of IAU Membership Development and of the following thematic priorities: Sustainable Development and Intercultural Dialogue (special projects, thematic WebPages, publications). In that context she recently coedited the book on The promotion of Intercultural Learning and Dialogue through Higher Education, jointly with Sjur Bergan, Head Department of Higher Education and History Teaching, Council of Europe. She is Editor in chief of IAU Horizons, the Associations magazine; works with the IAU team on the coordination of the Association’s Annual and General Conferences and runs a project on the Changing nature of Doctoral programmes in sub-Saharan Africa and another one on the Role of Higher Education in promoting sustainable development, in partnership with GUNi and AAU.
Specify highlights of your expertise in higher education
Intercultural learning and Dialogue
— filed under: Europe