NICE Foundation

NICE Foundation

To ensure the sustainability of the NICE community, and our common points of reference, we have decided to set up a foundation as of 2017.

Mission and Activities

Goals: In line with the NICE Memorandum (2015), the mission of the NICE Foundation is to…

  • Promote excellence and innovation in academic, research-based training of career practitioners in Europe
  • Support the coordination of academic training in career guidance and counselling within Europe
  • Foster cooperation between the academic community and relevant stakeholders

For the purpose of fulfilling its goals, the NICE Foundation…

Status Quo and Plans for the Future

As of 2017, it will be possible for people and institutions involved in the provision of academic training in career guidance and counselling in Europe to become founders of the NICE Foundation.

The official kick-off of the foundation, and the election of its first Board of Directors, is scheduled for the 7th NICE Conference in Krákow from September 21-23, 2017. Founders of NICE will be able to apply as prospective Board members 3 months ahead of the Assembly, where the vote will be cast.

Until the election, the NICE Foundation will be led by a Provisional Board. The members of the Provisional Board are:

  • Johannes Katsarov, University of Zurich (Switzerland) (Coordinator)
  • Prof Peter Weber, University of Applied Labour Studies Mannheim (Germany) (Coordinator)
  • Peter Tielenius Kruythoff, Career Management Institute (Netherlands)
  • Prof Laura Nota, University of Padova (Italy) (ESVDC Ambassador)
  • Prof Czeslaw Noworol, Jagiellonian University Krákow (Poland)
  • Prof Monika Petermandl, Danube University Krems (Austria)
  • Prof Roberta Piazza, University of Catania (Italy)
  • Prof Hazel Reid, Canterbury Christ Church University (UK)

Johannes Katsarov, University of Zurich (CH)