Hogeschool van Amsterdam

Centre for Applied Research on Economics & Management

dhr.  Dr. J.M.H.J. Beelen (Jos)

Research and Policy Advisor

L'imagination gouverne le monde [Imagination rules the world] - Napoléon Bonaparte 

Mr Beelen is Senior Policy Advisor for Internationalisation at the School of Economics and Management. He advises academics and managers on international relations and particularly on the international and intercultural dimension of the curriculum. In addition to this, Mr Beelen is a member of the Board of Appeal for Exams at AUAS. His research is focused on the internationalisation of curricula in higher education, particularly for Economics and Management.

Mr Beelen is a Honorary Research Fellow at Coventry University, Visiting Fellow at Leeds Metropolitan University and a member of the Publications Committee of the European Association for International Education.

Before joining the Amsterdam School of International Business, Mr Beelen was a lecturer of History and a curriculum developer at InHolland University of Applied Sciences. Subsequently, he became Head of the International Office at the School of Education at AUAS.

Mr Beelen holds a Bachelor’s degree in History, a Master’s (cum laude) in Classical Archaeology from the University of Amsterdam and has a PhD in International Education from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy.

  • Beelen, J. (2016). Developing employability skills at home: An emerging focus in internationalisation of Universities of applied sciences. In S. Zotti (Ed.), International lectures; 22 Beiträge zur Internationalisierung der Hochschulen, pp. 19-22. Vienna: OeAD.

  • Beelen, J. (2016). Global at home: Internationalisation in Home in the 4 th Global Survey. In E. Jones, R. Coelen, J. Beelen & H. de Wit (Eds.), Local and global internationalization, (pp. 55-65). Rotterdam: Sense.

  • Beelen, J. & Jones, E. (2015). Europe calling: A new definition for Internationalization at home. International Higher Education, 83, special issue, 12-13.

  • Beelen, J. (2015). Left to their own devices; The role and skills of academics in partnerships for the future. In N. Jooste, H. de Wit & S. Heleta (Eds.), Higher education partnerships for the future   (pp. 47-61). Port Elizabeth, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Unit for Higher Education Internationalisation in the Developing World.

  • Beelen, J., & Jones, E. (2015). Redefining internationalisation at home. In A. Curai, L. Matei, R. Pricopie, J. Salmi & P. Scott (Eds.), The European higher education area: Between critical reflections and future policies (pp. 67-80). Dordrecht: Springer.

  • Beelen, J., & Ripmeester, N. (2015). Comparison of the employability related outcomes of the IBMS survey with those from recent employability studies. In E. Kostelijk, R. Coelen & H. de Wit (Eds.), The development of international competences by IBMS alumni; Looking at the match between education and professional needs. Amsterdam: CAREM.
  • Beelen, J. (2014). The other side of mobility: The impact of incoming students on home   students. In B. Streitwieser (Ed.), Internationalisation of higher education and global mobility (pp. 287-299). Oxford: Symposium Books Ltd.
  • De Wit, H., & Beelen, J. (2014, May 2). Reading between the lines; Global internationalisation survey. University World News, issue 318. Retrieved from   www.universityworldnews.com
  • Beelen, J. (2013). Internationalisation at Home, history and conceptual notions. In J. Beelen, A. Boddington, B. Bruns, M. Glogar & C. Machado (Eds.), Guide of good practices Tempus Corinthiam, Vol 3,, pp.123-131. Brussels: Tempus Corinthiam.
  • Beelen, J. (2013). The current debate and current trends in IaH in J. Beelen, A. Boddington, B. Bruns, M. Glogar & C. Machado (Eds.), Guide of good practices Tempus Corinthiam, Vol 3, pp.133-146. Brussels: Tempus Corinthiam.
  • Beelen, J. (2013). Implementing internationalisation at home at HAN University, The Netherlands. In J. Beelen, A. Boddington, B. Bruns, M. Glogar & C. Machado (Eds.), Guide of good practices Tempus Corinthiam, Vol 3, pp. 237-254. Brussels: Tempus Corinthiam.
  • Leask, B., Beelen, J., & Kaunda, L. (2013). Internationalisation of the curriculum: International approaches and perspectives. In H. de Wit, F. Hunter, L. Johnson & H.G van Liempd (Eds), Possible futures; The next 25 years of the internationalisation of    higher education (pp. 188-204). Amsterdam: EAIE.
  • Beelen, J. (2012). The long wait; Researching the implementation of internationalisation at home. In J. Beelen & H. de Wit (Eds.), Internationalisation revisited; New dimensions in the internationalisation of higher education, pp. 9-20. Amsterdam: CAREM.
  • Beelen, J. (2012). La internacionalización en casa en el mundo, Una comparación regional. In L.D. Prieto Martínez & C.H. Jiménez de Pena (Eds.), La internacionalización de la educacion superior en América Latina y Europa: Retos y compromisos, pp. 162-183. Bogotá: Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.
  • Beelen, J., & De Wit, H. (Eds.) (2012). Internationalisation revisited; New dimensions in the internationalisation of higher education. Amsterdam: CAREM.
  • De Wit, H. & Beelen, J. (2012). Socrates in the Low Countries: Designing, implementing, and facilitating internationalisation of the curriculum at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS). In J. Ryan (Ed.), Cross-cultural teaching and learning for home and international students. Internationalisation of pedagogy and curriculum in higher education. London: Routledge.
  • Beelen, J. (2011). First steps in internationalization at home. Educación Global, Vol 15, 59-67.
  • Beelen, J., & Leask, B. (2011). Internationalisation at home on the move. In Handbook internationalisation. Berlin: Dr. Josef Raabe Verlag. Retrieved from www.raabe.de.
  • De Wit, H., & Beelen, J. (2011). Wereldwijs; Internationalisering, een noodzaak voor het beroepsonderwijs in een mondiale kenniseconomie [Internationalisation, a necessity for vocational education in a global knowledge economy]. The Hague: Agentschap NL, NL EVD Internationaal
  • Leask, B., & Beelen, J. (2010). Enhancing the engagement of academic staff in international education. In Proceedings of a Joint IEAA-EAIE Symposium (pp. 28-40). Melbourne: International Education Association of Australia.
  • Beelen, J., & Dhert, S. (2009). UNESCO for Teacher Educators. In Journal of the European Teacher Education Network 5, 65-78.
  • Beelen, J. (Ed.). (2008). Teacher in Europe Conference 2007, Good Practice from Dutch Teacher Education. Alkmaar: Europees Platform.
  • Beelen, J. (2008). Teacher in Europe; Internationalisation at Home. In Internationaliseren in Onderwijs 28, 14-15.
  • Beelen, J. (2007). Internationalising the school curriculum: international competences for teachers. In M. Brejc (Ed.), Co-operative partnerships in teacher education, Proceedings of the 31st annual ATEE conference, 21–25 October 2006 (pp. 327- 332).
  • Beelen, J. (Ed.). (2007). Implementing Internationalisation at Home EAIE Professional Development Series for International Educators, Volume 2. Amsterdam: EAIE.