Adinda van Gaalen

Nuffic, the Netherlands
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Adinda van Gaalen

Adinda is Senior Policy Officer at Nuffic in the Netherlands and was part of the EAIE General Council (2014–2016). She holds a Master’s degree in social sciences from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and is currently pursuing a Doctorate degree at Ghent University in Belgium. Adinda has conducted studies on a range of topics including internationalisation strategies of higher education institutions, internationalisation at home and national internationalisation policies but has recently expanded the focus of her work to include internationalisation of secondary education. Adinda has been involved in the development of a number of quality assurance tools for internationalisation of higher education and is the author of several publications, among which is the EAIE Toolkit Internationalisation and Quality Assurance. She works as an adviser and trainer in short courses and workshops, and she worked previously as a policy adviser, head of the international office and teacher at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (Hogeschool van Amsterdam).