Inter-cultural dialogue and understanding -- unlearning intolerance

Windesheim Honours College, Windesheim University of Applied Sciences

Mailing address: 
PO Box 10090, 8000 GB Zwolle
Telephone: 
0031 88 469 7767
Email: 
e.rijsdijk@windesheim.nl
Website: 
www.windesheimhonourscollege.nl
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Liesbeth Rijsdijk
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Director
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
e.rijsdijk@windesheim.nl
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Maria Garcia Alvarez
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Senior Lecturer and Coordinator Value Creators
Focal point 1 - Email: 
mf.garcia-alvarez@windesheim.nl
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Lecturer and coordinator Honours Minor Managing Projects in a Globalized World
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Maike Verhagen
Focal point 2 - Email: 
r.hoogeveen@windesheim.nl
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Ria Hoogeveen
Focal point 3 - Email: 
m.verhagen@windesheim.nl
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Our three aims – education, research and entrepreneurship – are reflected in the way the university is organized. We have four divisions, each made up of related study programmes and research centres: 1. Health Care and Social Work 2. Human Movement and Education 3. Engineering and ICT 4. Business, Media and Law As well as the campus in Zwolle, there is a campus in Almere offering education, research and entrepreneurship. The university also has two services departments to support its primary processes. Our divisional structure is illustrated in the organization chart.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Windesheim Honours College educates students to become highly competent professionals, who are active across public and private domains, have a reflective attitude, a global mindset, and promote intercultural diversity and sustainability. In order to create a challenging educational environment, Windesheim Honours College makes use of an educational concept based on 5 core values: 1. Diversity and Inclusiveness 2. Learning community 3. Personal Leadership 4. Value Creation 5. Experiential Learning & Critical Thinking Our students work on SDG related projects from day 1.