Creating and ensuring equal opportunities for students and professionals. At the Centre of Expertise for Global and Inclusive Learning we research what processes would help to achieve this. We’re also looking into the best ways to actively promote inclusive education and an inclusive society. 

We support each learning individual in their talent development to enable them to become responsible professionals and critical citizens.

We study, work and live in a complex and global society in which not everyone is given the same opportunities. A society that is always changing through for example technological developments, and where many wicked issues are at play, such as climate adaptation, migration and integration. Education has to be responsive yet frequently lags behind. That must change. The Hague University of Applied Sciences functions as an incubator, thinktank and lab where learning and development play a role. Using practice-oriented research, debates, dialogue and out-of-the-box thinking, the Centre of Expertise for Global and Inclusive Learning promotes learning processes and exposes hidden assumptions, attitudes and behaviour.  

The centre strives for sustainable innovation within education and beyond by focusing on topics such as global citizenship, talent development, inclusive education, internationalisation at home and practical wisdom within the professional field. Everything is centred around professional and personal development: to last a lifetime. 


The reconciliation process after the Angolan civil war

In 2019 Angola began a process to heal the wounds of the civil war that gripped the country for 27 years (1975-2002). A reconciliation commission has been set up to heal the psychological wounds of affected families.
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Student voice

How can we strengthen the voice of the student — and consequently the development of the student and the university of applied sciences? This question is central to the Student Voice research for which the Global Citizenship research group has requested a Comenius grant.
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Internationalisation at Home activities in different academic disciplines

This study aims to establish how Internationalisation at Home (IaH) is implemented in different disciplinary categories based on the concept of academic tribes, if certain IaH activities are prioritised over others, and what rationales are applied in the choices of IaH activities in different disciplines.
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8 June 2023

Szilvia Csevár on the editorial board of new book series


The series seeks to publish original research on the war/environment nexus from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.
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9 May 2023

Talking about ‘How EU Climate Policies affect the Younger Generation


On Monday 3 April, several students gathered in the Speakers' Corner of The Hague University of Applied Sciences…
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25 April 2023

Partner Up! partnership at Applied Sciences Nursing Programme maps internship discrimination


Healthcare is under pressure. That is why it is extremely important that the University of Applied Sciences Nursing…
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 Laurence Guérin

dr. Laurence Guérin

Professor Global Citizenship

Jos Beelen

dr. Jos Beelen

Professor Global Learning

Ellen Sjoer

dr. Ellen Sjoer

Professor Sustainable Talent Development

Chris Detweiler

Chris Destweiler

Professor Philosophy and Professional Practice

Theo Bakker

dr. Theo Bakker

Professor Learning Technology & Analytics

Naomi van Stapele

Naomi van Stapele

Professor Inclusive Education

Mendeltje van Keulen

dr. Mendeltje van Keulen

Professor Changing Role of Europe

dr. Barbara Warwas

dr. Barbara Warwas

Professor Multilevel Regulation

Olivier Bello

Olivier Bello

Programme coordinator

Watte Zijlstra

Wâtte Zijlstra

Senior researcher

Jolanda van der Toorn

Jolande van der Toorn

Strategic advisor

Tamara Takacs

dr. Tamara Takács

Strategic advisor

Maaike de Loor

Maaike de Loor

Strategic advisor

Student projects

Student Branch project: Hang in there

The Hang In There Project is an initiative led by the Student Branch of the Lectorate of Inclusive Education to support students in their journey during the first year at The Hague University of Applied Sciences.
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Global Citizenship

Faculty of Health, Nutrition & Sport, Global Citizenship Certificate
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