COST Targeted Network TN1302

The voice of research administrators - building a network of administrative excellence (BESTPRAC)

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ZIJLSTRA,Bettina
Bettina ZIJLSTRA
Position Title:
Member of WG3
Phone:
+31 50 363 2739
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Description of job and tasks involved

I am Head of Project Office and work as EU Project Manager/EU Project Officer at the Faculty of Law of the University of Groningen. In this capacity I have different roles and responsibilities. In my role as EU Projects Manager I manage three medium scale FP7 collaborative research projects. In my role as EU Projects Officer I inform researchers about European research funding possibilities and support them in drafting proposals, mainly for European collaborative projects (FP7/Horizon2020). Besides the aforementioned roles I lead the Project Office of the Faculty, where I, together with a small team, offer administrative and management support for the EU projects coordinated by (researchers within) the Faculty and those projects in which the Faculty is a partner.

Experience in European research projects

  • FP6 (execution phase)*
  • FP7 (execution and proposal phase)*
  • Horizon2020 (proposal phase)*
  • COST

* Collaborative research, ERC, Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions  

University/organisation

The University of Groningen (RUG) is a modern, internationally oriented institution which builds on a longstanding tradition of already four centuries and which is today ranked as one of the top 100 Universities in the world. The Faculty of Law of the University of Groningen is one of the largest faculties in the Netherlands and has a strong research tradition in a number of fields including European law, information technology law, constitutional law, international law, public law, civil law and a variety of interdisciplinary fields. 

The research administration within the University of Groningen is carried out both at central and de-central levels. At the Faculty of Law the Project Office is mainly responsible for the administrative, financial and legal management of the EU projects coordinated by (researchers) the Faculty of Law and the overall coordination of the administrative, financial and legal management of EU projects within the Faculty.

Curriculum Vitae

Education/Professional Career

1999-2004:

Management, Economics and Law (BBA), Noordelijke Hogeschool Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
2004-2005:MorningStar University (Leadership School), United States of America
2005-2011:International and European Law (LL.M), University of Groningen, The Netherlands
2007-2009:Process specialist/Manager administration a.i., USG People company, The Netherlands
2009-2011:Coordinator Financial and Personnel Administration, Asito company, The Netherlands 
2011-2012: Project controller, University of Groningen - Faculty of Mathematics and  Natural Sciences, The Netherlands
2012-2013:EU Project Manager/EU Project Officer, University of Groningen – Faculty of Law, The Netherlands
since 2013:EU Project Manager/EU Project Officer – Head of Project Office, University of Groningen – Faculty of Law, The Netherlands
 
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