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drs. G.A. Oggel

Lecturer of Spanish Proficiency at the department of European Languages and Cultures
drs. G.A. Oggel

Lecturer/Coordinator of Spanish Language Learning Team

Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Faculty of Arts, Department of European Languages and Cultures (ELC), Groningen, the Netherlands

March 2008 – Present

Current positions:

- Lecturer of Spanish as a Foreign Language 
- Co-coordinator of Spanish Language Learning team
- Stay Abroad coordinator 
- Active as teacher/researcher in the field of Teaching & learning innovation through Virtual Exchange (VE) 

Past positions:

- Member of the European EVOLVE project 
- Member of the Public Relations committee 
- Member of the Board of Examiners  
- Coaching of teacher trainees enrolled in the MultiELE master 
- Mentor to 1st year students  
- President of the Program Committee 


  • Winter school by Janet Bennett on Intercultural Competence (January 2017)
  • Academic English - Tailor made course for lecturers of European Languages and Cultures (nov 2017 - feb 2018)
  • Curso de estrategias y recursos en la expresión oral para profesores extranjeros de español por la Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo (|August 2015)
  • Acreditación examinador DELE C1/C2 (June 2015)


(Co-)presentations (speaker)

Previous employment

Author Spanish Learning Method Paso Adelante aimed at Dutch Selective Secondary Education (HAVO/VWO)

Noordhoff Uitgevers, Groningen, the Netherlands

September 2009 – September 2012

- Freelance co-author for exercises, texts and illustrations 

Administrative Employee

Instituto Cervantes, Utrecht, the Netherlands 

January 2008 – September 2010

- Spanish language course administration services
- Library services
- Hosting and organization of cultural events
- Spanish - Dutch translation services

Consular affairs assistant

Embassy of Ecuador in The Hague, the Netherlands

May 2006 – Feb 2008

- Secretary to the Consul of Ecuador
- Consular services
- Website editing
- Spanish/Dutch translation services
- Hosting and organization of Embassy events

Educational Background 

University Teaching Qualification in Higher Education

University of Groningen (june 2013) 

University of Amsterdam

Master of Arts - MA Teaching Spanish Language and Literature (2003-2004)

- Internship at Zernike College Highschool

University of Groningen

Master of Arts (MA) in Romance Languages and Cultures, specialisation Spanish Language and Culture (1997 - 2003) 

Additional activities: 

- Teacher of Spansih at the Volksuniversiteit and the Language Center, Groningen

Student assistant of the course 'Romance Culture and Literature' 

- Internship at the Casa de las Américas, Havana, Cuba

- Erasmus study program at the University of Granada, Spain

Last modified:22 May 2021 4.02 p.m.

Contact information

Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26
9712 EK Groningen
The Netherlands

Department of European Languages and Cultures

H13.15 191
Working hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
050 363 5888: