Eric Beerkens

Leiden University, the Netherlands

Academic expert and experienced professional in the field of international higher education

Eric is Senior Adviser on International Affairs at Leiden University in the Netherlands and has a PhD in public policy with a specialisation in international higher education. His professional and research interests are in policies and politics in science and international higher education, particularly in strategic management and internationalisation; transnational policy diffusion; science diplomacy/international education and soft power; European and regional integration and higher education; and higher education partnerships. Eric is a member of the EAIE’s Knowledge Development Taskforce.