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Sjors Witjes appointed professor in Colombia

Date of news: 18 September 2019

Assistant professor Sjors Witjes has recently been appointed professor (by special appointment) in Corporate Sustainability at Universidad de Antioquia’s faculty of economics in the Colombian city of Medellín.

He is part of the Gestor research group that focuses on responsible entrepreneurship there. He intends to use his appointment to strengthen the bond between our faculty and the Colombian university, with a particular focus on the link between education and research.

In addition to his roles as assistant professor and advisor to the doctoral school, he is also committed to supervising PhD candidates. “A country like Colombia possesses a lot of knowledge,” says Witjes. “Working together and learning from each other is valuable.”