What drives us

Everyone has ideas and knowledge to help build a better city, hence our mission is: to create practical knowledge, together with administrators, entrepreneurs, residents and students, in order to find broad-based solutions for urban development.

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Students

Every year, we work with around 200 students from different disciplines to conduct research at Veldacademie. These include architecture, urbanism, public administration, health sciences and sociology. We also offer students the opportunity to intern with us or carry out their graduation project with us. On this page you can find the current graduation projects.

Anna Buiter
TU Delft
Anna Buiter
Anne-Lis Assen
Hogeschool Rotterdam
Anne-Lis Assen
Annemijn van Gurp
TU Delft
Annemijn van Gurp
Lisa Ubbens
TU Delft
Lisa Ubbens
Quirine van Thiel
TU Delft
Quirine van Thiel
Rosemiek van der Linden
TU Delft
Rosemiek van der Linden

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Onderzoeksraad

De Veldacademie streeft naar een verbreding van wetenschappelijke disciplines die betrokken zijn bij opgaves in de stedelijke ontwikkeling. Vandaar ook de brede samenstelling van de onderzoeksraad, met deskundigen op het gebied van stedenbouw, sociologie, stadsgeschiedenis, gezondheids-management, omgevingspsychologie, arbeidspsychologie en bestuurskunde. De onderzoeksraad komt twee keer per jaar bij elkaar.

  Hans Hazenak
Hans Hazenak

Hans Hazenak (chairman) started out as a concrete and steel structural engineer and later worked as an urban planner for urban renewal and urban and regional planning projects. He has been retired since 2012.

Arnold Reijndorp
Arnold Reijndorp

Arnold Reijndorp is an independent researcher and a former professor by special appointment in social, economic and spatial development of new urban areas at the University of Amsterdam.

Lieke Oldenhof
Lieke Oldenhof

Lieke Oldenhof is a university lecturer at the Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management, with a specialization in Health Care Governance.

Maarten van der Sanden
Maarten van der Sanden

Maarten van der Sanden is an associate professor for Communication Design for Innovation at TU Delft.

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Onderzoeksraad

De Veldacademie streeft naar een verbreding van wetenschappelijke disciplines die betrokken zijn bij opgaves in de stedelijke ontwikkeling. Vandaar ook de brede samenstelling van de onderzoeksraad, met deskundigen op het gebied van stedenbouw, sociologie, stadsgeschiedenis, gezondheids-management, omgevingspsychologie, arbeidspsychologie en bestuurskunde. De onderzoeksraad komt twee keer per jaar bij elkaar.

Machiel van Dorst
Machiel van Dorst

Machiel van Dorst is vice-dean at the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment in TU Delft and associate professor for Environmental Design at TU Delft.

Paul van de Laar
Paul van de Laar

Paul van de Laar is head of the History Department at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication, chair of Cities as Portals of Globalization and Jurriaanse Chair of History of Rotterdam.

Roland Blonk
Roland Blonk

Roland Blonk is a professor by special appointment with expertise in Labor and Inclusive Labor Innovation at Tilburg University and a Principal Scientist at TNO.

Wenda Doff
Wenda Doff

Wenda Doff is an independent researcher and lecturer focused on urban sociological issues at, amongst others, the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Contact PERSONS

Ruth Höppner
ruth@veldacademie.nl
06 53 32 43 19

Ruth

Otto Trienekens
otto@veldacademie.nl
06 54 23 06 06

 

The Veldacademie is a research platform for socio-spatial urban development and was established as a link between the municipality of Rotterdam and educational institutions.

 

 

Waalhaven Oostzijde 1
3087 BM Rotterdam

Plan your route on 
maps.google.nl of 9292.nl  (set your destination as ‘Sluisjesdijk 2’). The bicycle tunnel is closed, there is a free ferry service between Sint-Jobshaven and Sint-Janshaven for cyclists and pedestrians. You can find the departure times here. 


 

 

PARTNERS

 Veldacademie works together with different kinds of educational institutions including academic, vocational education and training institutions. We work together with local authorities, cultural organizations, housing corporations, healthcare providers en developers. Next to this pargraph you can view a selection of our current partners.

clients

Veldacademie takes on projects with clients or on our own initiative. On the right you can find some of the clients we have worked with or are working with.