Dr. Jeanine Gregersen-Hermans  is a researcher practitioner with more than 30 years of  experience in Higher Education, holding various leadership positions.  In January 2019 she has been appointed as an Honorary Senior Fellow of Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU). Previously she held the role of Pro Vice Chancellor and Vice Principal (International) at GCU. Recently Jeanine joined Zuyd University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands. Furthermore, she serves as a member of the Supervisory Board of the Thomas More University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands. Read her full curriculum here.


I hold a PhD in Internationalisation of Higher Education, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy,  and a Master of Science degree in Clinical Psychology, Radboud University, The Netherlands. Furthermore I completed the Top Management Programme provided by AdvanceHE, UK.

Areas of interest

I publish on topics of intercultural competence and internationalisation of higher education. I am a member of the editorial advisory board of the Journal of Studies in International Education (JSIE). Since 2006 I have reviewed over 60 submissions primarily related to internationalisation of higher education, intercultural competence development and global citizenship.

Life-time membership European Association for International Education

I initiated the professional development programme of the European Association of International Education (EAIE) with the seminal CPD programme ‘Advising International Students’ (1997). Furthermore, I led on the development of various EAIE CPD courses ‘The International Campus, Marketing 101, and ‘Crisis Management, the International Dimension’. I am a senior trainer with the EAIE and served two terms as a member of the professional development committee. Previously I was elected member of the General Council of the EAIE.


In 2008 I received the Bo Gregersen Award for Best Practice for an innovative contribution to international education of the EAIE. In 2011 I received an Honorary Membership of the standing committee for internationalization of ICA, the European Association of Life Science universities.


I have been licensed as an administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) since 2002 and of the Global Competency Inventory (GCI) and the Intercultural Effectiveness Scale (IES) since 2012 and Senior trainer European Association for International Education.