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prof. dr. T. Haartsen

Adjunct Professor of Rural Geography
prof. dr. T. Haartsen
E-mail:
t.haartsen rug.nl

PhD-supervision: 

Current PhD supervision

  1. Suzan Christiaanse, Facilities and services in the context of population decline: regional level models versus everyday life realities in rural areas, in collaboration  with social research institute Partoer and Campus Fryslân - Leeuwarden (2014-2019)
  2. Erik Meij, Exploring the social dimensions of spatial inequalities (2017-2020)
  3. Eva Maersk, Rural Youth and Education Institutions, in collaboration with Danish Center for Rural Research, University of South Denmark (2017-2021)
  4. Felix Pot, Mobility and perceptions of accessibility in peripheral rural regions (2018-2022)
  5. Henk Hofstede, Young adult rural stayers, STAYin(g)Rural project (2019-2022)
  6. Hieke van der Kloet, Smart Living voor senioren in rurale gebieden
    Een onderzoek naar motieven en oplossingen voor senioren om in de (Oost-Groningse) regio prettig, gezond en slim te blijven wonen, in collaboration with Hanzehogeschool Groningen (2019-2023)
  7. Yueyue Gao, Living in Small County Cities: Motivations and Strategies of Rural Migrants (2020-2023)

Completed PhD projects

  1. Rixt Bijker, Migration to less popular rural areas. The characteristics, motivations and search process of migrants (2007-2012)
  2. Akke Folmer, Wildlife: a hidden treasure of green places in urbanized societies (2009-2016)
  3. Hans Elshof, On the self-reinforcing aspects of population decline on the local scale level in North-Netherlands (2011-2016)
  4. Jelmer Jeuring, Perspectives on proximity tourism in Fryslân (2013-2017)
  5. Joost Gieling, A place for life or a place to live. Rethinking village attachment, volunteering and liveability in Dutch rural areas, in collaboration with the Netherlands Institute of Social Research (SCP) - Den Haag (2014-2017)
  6. Erzsi de Haan, Success and failure of citizen initiatives in depopulating rural areas, in collaboration with Hanzehogeschool Groningen and Siegen University Germany (2014-2018)
  7. Hiska Ubels, Governance role shifts in the context of population decline (2014-2019)
Last modified:31 January 2020 2.03 p.m.

Contact information

Landleven 1
9747 AD Groningen
The Netherlands