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Hans-Georg van Liempd

Hans-Georg van Liempd has been the Secretary of the University at Tilburg University since February 15, 2021. In this role he has the responsibility in preparing and implementing decisions made by the Executive Board of the university, in constant consultation with the Deans, Schools, Divisions to optimally equip students and staff for their important work in research, education, and society.
In addition to Hans-Georg van Liempd’s primary task as Secretary, he is also responsible as the Managing Director of University Services, to foster, coordinate, and safeguard the collaboration among the Divisions of the university on key policy themes and business operations.

Hans-Georg van Liempd was previously the Managing Director of the Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. He also served as interim Managing Director of the Tilburg Law School and of the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences.

From September 2010 until September 2014 he was (vice-) President of the European Association for International Education (EAIE). As such he was chair of the Editorial Board of the EAIE Handbook for Internationalisation. He was co-editor of the 25th-anniversary publication for EAIE, “POSSIBLE FUTURES, The next 25 years of the internationalisation of Higher Education” (2013).

In the past he served as Director of the International Office van 2006 until mid-2010, when he became elected as Vice President of the EAIE. During his (vice-) Presidency for EAIE he worked as Senior Programme Manager at Tilburg on university wide programmes such as Internationalising the Campus and Corporate Social Responsibility. He also served as senior EAIE Trainer for International Strategy Implementation.
In 2014 and 2015 he acted as Internationalization expert on international strategy for a project funded by the Romanian Government for internationalizing the strategy of 21 Romanian universities.

In his role as an expert on international education and strategy he was and still is a frequent presenter at institutions and conferences around the world. Furthermore he is a member of several Advisory Boards in the area of culture, health and education in the Netherlands and abroad.

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