Deputy Director for Higher Education Policy, European University Association
Thérèse Zhang is the Deputy Director for Higher Education Policy at the European University Association (EUA). She works on topics related to learning and teaching and the development of pedagogies, European policy developments in higher education, and global relations with other regions of the world.
Thérèse has been active in higher education policy/management and, more generally, project management in education and culture, for over fifteen years. When she first joined EUA in 2008, she focused on quality management and institutional development, with responsibilities in various projects and in EUA’s Institutional Evaluation Programme. As a Project Manager at the Belgian French-speaking quality assurance agency, she coordinated evaluations and contributed to developing evaluation methodologies. Her earlier experience includes serving as a French teacher for several years.
Thérèse holds Master’s degrees in Romance Philology and in European Studies, as well as a teaching degree from the Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium. She completed part of her studies at the University of Bologna, Italy. She also conducted research on postcolonial studies asa Visiting Scholar at Brown University, United States.