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Studyportals CEO and co-founder, Edwin van Rest, to join AACSB European Advisory Council


AACSB and StudyPortals Partner

Eindhoven, October 2019 – Edwin van Rest, CEO and co-founder of Studyportals, the global study choice platform, joins the AACSB European Advisory Council, as a business sector member for 2019-2020.

AACSB is the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools, and the largest business education network worldwide. It was founded in 1916 by 17 American Universities including Columbia, Cornell, Harvard, and Yale University.

AACSB provides quality assurance, business education intelligence, and professional development services to over 1,600 member organizations and more than 800 accredited business schools worldwide.

The purpose of the European Advisory Council (EAC) is to advise the AACSB leadership on business education and AACSB’s activities and engagement.

Edwin van Rest, CEO of Studyportals comments: ‘It is an honour and a pleasure to serve the AACSB community. I have been following them, enjoying their value since we started 10 years ago.  AACSB’s mission and values, especially on diversity, inclusion, global mindset and social responsibility very much overlap with ours and I am grateful to help furthering their great impact.’

About the Studyportals and AACSB partnership

Studyportals and AACSB are strategically collaborating since 2017 for the same goal: helping students who wish to enrol in a bachelors, masters, or doctoral business programme to make informed choices, based on international standards that are established and upheld by nearly 800 institutions globally.

About Studyportals

Studyportals is the global study choice platform, enabling students to find and compare their education options across borders and make an informed choice. With over 190,000 on-campus and online courses from over 3,200 participating universities and over 36 million users in 2018, Studyportals is the world’s leading information source for study seekers. Since 2014, the organisation, headquartered in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, has expanded its services and is also covering universities in the Americas, Oceania, and Asia.

Studyportals uses Artificial Intelligence to match students with the learning opportunities that fit them best, globally. It helps institutions with a very targeted way to optimize their student population, through a fully digital, transparent channel and based on results.

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