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dr. A. van den Assem

Director of Education
dr. A. van den Assem

Since 2014, Arjan van den Assem is director of education at the Faculty of Spatial Sciences of the University of Groningen. In that capacity he is responsible for the programming, implementation and quality of two bachelor and seven master programmes, ranging from Human Geography and Planning to Real Estate Studies. Approximate 1000 students are enrolled in these programmes. Before 2014 Van den Assem was programme director graduate studies and lecturer at the Department of International Relations & International Organization. Before moving to the University of Groningen in 1997, Van den Assem has studied political science at the Free University Amsterdam and completed a Ph.D. in International Relations at Leiden University.


  • Director of Education Faculty of Spatial Sciences
  • Member University Committee for Education (UCO)
Last modified:19 February 2021 12.03 p.m.

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Landleven 1
9747 AD Groningen
The Netherlands

Faculty of Spatial Sciences

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