Dr. N. Senden (Nicole)

  • Programme Coordinator of the European Graduate School for Neuroscience (EURON); member of Educational Committee EURON
  • Policy officer School for Mental Health and Neuroscience (MHeNs), Chairman Educational Committee MHeNs, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences (FHML), Maastricht University (UM)
  • Coordinator Double Degree master programme of Biomedical Sciences between UM - Japan (Tohoku University / Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine), Institute for Education, FHML

Working closely together with the Director of MHeNs and EURON and with other colleagues in the MHENs/EURON coordinating office (legal, financial, communication and administrative) on strategic collaborations with international and national partner universities.


Coordinating, organizing and helping to shape the establishment, implementation and further development of doctoral programmes; establishing joint doctorates between partner universities;  preparing reports, European and national grant submissions, information and policy materials on behalf of the organisations.

Career History

Trained as biologist with a PhD degree and postdoc position for 4 years in the area of life sciences, I can integrate scientific knowledge in the field of life sciences with knowledge on developments at European level on internalization and higher education policy. My interest is to initiate and develop new joint research, educational and mobility projects for the promotion of cooperation between universities.