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Committee on Academic Practice

The Committee on Academic Practice is the standing advisory committee to the faculty board, the dean and academic directors, on matters relating to academic research. The Committee advises, in any case, on issues regarding research policies, professorial chairs, quality insurance and, in so far as it relates to research, the faculty’s multiannual plan. The Committee also fulfils a role in advising on promotions regarding Senior Lecturers (UD-UHD) and Professors as well as on the pre-selection of candidates for the NWO call ‘PHDs in the Humanities’.

Committee members

  • Prof.dr. André Gerrits (LUIH - chair) 
  • Prof. Dr. Marcel Cobussen (ACPA)
  • Prof.dr. Jenny Doetjes (LUCL)
  • Prof dr. Gabrielle van den Berg (LIAS)
  • Prof.dr. Nadine Akkerman (LUCAS)
  • Dr. Maria van de Schaar (IPh)

Administrative Secretary: Job Weststrate, Management Support Department

Schedule of meetings 2023-2024

  • 16 October 2023
  • 20 November 2023
  • 19 December 2023
  • 23 January 2024
  • 30 January 2024
  • 19 February 2024
  • 18 March 2024
  • 15 April 2024
  • 23 May 2024
  • 17 June 2024


The Committee on Academic Practice is a standing advisory committee of the Faculty Board, which can issue advice on request or on its own initiative. If there are any matters you wish to bring to the Committee’s attention, please contact the secretary.

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