Opening of the Academic Year 2022 - 2023

You are cordially invited by the University Board of Nyenrode Business Universiteit, to attend on Monday September 5, 2022, the Opening of the Academic Year 2022 - 2023. 

'Responsible entrepreneurship in the next 75 years' 

As of 15.30 hrs you are welcome in the Neelie Kroes Hall, Dr. Albert Heijn Building, of Nyenrode  Business Universiteit. The ceremony starts at 16.00 hrs in the Pfizer Auditorium. It’s also  possible to attend online via a live webcast on this website. 

Your attendance will be highly appreciated. Open  here the invitation.


  • Opening by Prof. Dr. Koen Becking - Rector and President
  • Mrs. Sharon Dijksma - Mayor of Utrecht, Chair of the Economic Board Utrecht
  • Prof. Dr. Roberto Flören - RSM Chair Family Business and Business Transfer & Prof. Dr. Marta Berent-Braun - Van Lanschot Kempen Chair in Family Businesses and Ownership Dynamics
  • Mr. Andy Bender - Chair of the Netherlands-America Foundation, Nyenrode alumnus
  • Mr. Lucien Burm - CEO Dutch Startup Association
  • Presentation Startups
  • Closing by Mrs. Petri Hofsté - Chair of the Nyenrode Foundation Board
  • Network drinks

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Marianne Lammers

Secretary University Board