Dutch Friends of Tel Aviv University
Robert van der Heijden
Address: Ruys de Perezlaan 10
2111 WP Aerdenhout,
Address: Bleijenbeek 5
1083 AH Amsterdam,
The Dutch Friends Association of Tel Aviv University was established in the early 1980s. With the appointment of its new President, Robert van der Heijden, in 2010, the Association is succeeding in raising Tel Aviv University's visibility in the Netherlands, working to establish scientific ties between TAU and Dutch universities.
During the past two years the Dutch Association has hosted TAU Rector Aron Shai at an event on Sino-Israel relations held with the Clingendael – Netherlands Institute of International Business and a conference on Alzheimer's disease together with the Alzheimer's Institute of the Free University in Amsterdam with the participation of TAU neuroscientist Prof. Ilana Gozes.
President: Robert van der Heijden
A former Mayor of Zandvoort, Mr. van der Heijden is President of the National Institute of Victims of Asbestos, President of the Foundation for Industrial Heritage Touristic Routes and former President of the National Maror Foundation for Moral Claims of Dutch Jewish Victims of World War II.