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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Kees Kouwenaar

Senior Advisor International Strategy

Kees Kouwenaar is Senior Advisor International Strategy at the Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam and Head of Office for the Aurora Universities Network. For 20 years, Kees worked at Nuffic, in internationalisation programme management before he came to the VU as Director for the Centre for International Cooperation. A product of Jesuit secondary education, Kees studied History, though he has been active in international education rather than history since the start of his working life.