Ghent University strengthens its expertise in the field of Port and Maritime economics

GHENT, 14-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — With the Teaching Chair ‘Port of Ghent’, the Maritime Institute (MI) of Ghent University aims to strengthen its expertise in the field of Port and Maritime economics. Professor Theo Notteboom is responsible for the education and research.

The new expertise will improve the interuniversitary Master in Maritime Science. Furthermore, the Chair encourages the collaboration with other universities abroad.

Holder of the Chair

Holder of the Chair is Professor Theo Notteboom, who will be involved in the education, research and service of the Maritime Institute of Ghent university.

Prof. Notteboom has extensive international research experience at among others the high profile maritime University of Dalian (China), where he is appointed as Foreign Expert/Professor at the Transportation Management College. In April 2015, Theo Notteboom was awarded the ‘High-end Foreign Expert’ status by the Chinese State Administration of Foreign Expert Affairs.

SOURCE: Ghent University

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