Sijbolt Noorda

 

Sijbolt Noorda is currently president of the Association of Universities in the Netherlands and teaches cultural history of religion and bible at the University of Amsterdam. Until 2006 he was president of this university. He is a graduate of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Universiteit Utrecht and Union Theological Seminary/Columbia University New York.

He served and serves on various boards of institutions for health care, public broadcasting, fine arts and culture, information technology and publishing, university quality assessment.

In Germany he is a member of the International Advisory Board of Freie Universität Berlin. He is a representative of the Netherlands to the Council of the European University Association.