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Presentations of the Nijmegen seminar

    Participants of the HUMANE seminar in Nijmegen in the Rectorate building

    The first 2014 seminar of HUMANE took place in Nijmegen (NL).

    The topic of the Nijmegen seminar was:

    Overhead or indirect costs: threat of challenge for university management?


    All universities are confronted with a permanent discussion on the level of overhead or indirect costs. Which part of the budget is spend in research and teaching, and which part on administration, real estate, etcetera? What are indirect costs exactly? Is there a “norm” for the indirect costs in the academic world?


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    Speakers at the Nijmegen Seminar:


    dr. Wilma de Koning,member of the Executive Board of the Radboud University (host of the seminar)

    dr. Antonella Bianconi, Secretary General of the Anticorruption National Authority and for the Evaluation and Transparency of Public Administration (ANAC), former DG of the Università per Stranieri in Perugia

    dr. Fabio Santini, Assistant Professor of Management Accounting at the Department of Economics, University of Perugia (Italy)

    dr. Arno Geurtsen, Director of the Faculty of Science, Radboud University

    dr. Ian Mathews, Treasurer of Trinity College Dublin

    dr. Janis Stonis, Director of Administration of the University of Latvia 

    dr. Gundars Berzins, Director of the Finance and Accounting Department, University of Latvia