Marcel van der Ham, Dean of Business School Netherlands was elected Vice President of the Board of Directors of ATHEA during the members meeting in Paris on the 5th July 2018.

Marcel van der Ham, Dean Business School Netherlands, elected Vice President of ATHEAAssociation for Transnational Higher Education Accreditation (ATHEA) is a recently founded accreditation council / association for higher education. Her goal is to acknowledge / accredit institutions for higher education in and outside of Europe, according to the recognised European rules, standards and regulations, with the ultimate goal to be registered in the European Assurance Register (EQAR) for higher education.

ATHEA offers a fantastic alternative for national accreditations in Europe, ATHEA accreditation of a Business School or University does not stop at the country borders which is now at traditional European accreditation boards.

“It is an honour that I have been elected by the members of ATHEA for this responsible position, in which I, with the help of other board members can realise this newest development in European Higher Education. ATHEA , in the tradition of the European Community will contribute to overcome unnecessary borders in this community” says Marcel van der Ham.

Amongst the members of ATHEA are Universities and Business Schools active in the United States of America, Switzerland, France, Spain, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Asia, Africa and South America. Soon it is expected that new members from Italy, Spain and Cyprus will apply.

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