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Study advisers

Study advisers

Graduate School of Communication

Study advisers

The study advisers have a good overview of the study possibilities within the Master’s programmes and can mediate between students and teachers.

You can consult the study adviser for tailored advise on:

  • Study planning
  • Study progress/delay
  • Choosing a programme/track
  • Personal problems
  • Reporting delay to appeal for Graduation Fund
  • Trust issues
  • Career advise
  • First port of call for complaints and exemptions
  • Arrangements for students with special needs

Contact information study advisers

The study advisement team consists of Ms. Julia Brand MA MSc. (Research Master's), Ms. Lena Kublenz-Gabriel MSc. and Mr. Boy Hennevelt MSc. You can either e-mail the study advisers or make a personal appointment.

Graduate School of Communication
Ms. Julia Brand MA MSc, Ms. Lena Kublenz-Gabriel MSc and Mr. Boy Hennevelt MSc


Send us an e-mail in case of short, simple questions. Always mention your student number. We aim to reply within 1-3 working days. It is not possible to set an appointment by e-mail, please email the Education Desk in order to do this. 

Contact the study advisers:

For Journalism, Media and Globalisation contact:

Walk-in consultation hours

For short questions, you can visit the walk-in consultation hours: every Tuesday from 14:00 until 16:00. Location; REC-C6.05M.

Personal appointment

In case of longer questions and personal circumstances, please set an appointment via the Education Desk: +31(0)20 525 3003 (available on work days between 9.00-17.00h)

You can either set an appointment to speak the study adviser by phone or in person. Location; REC-C6.05M.

Other questions

  • For questions about (course) enrolment, official documents, course information, time schedules, graduation, please contact the Education Desk Communication Science.

  • For questions about application, admission and housing, please contact admissions officer Mr. Boy Hennevelt MSc.

  • For questions about the procedures, problems or approach of the thesis, please visit the study advisers walk-in consultation hours. Walk-in hours: each Tuesday from 14.00-16.00, Location; REC C6.05M. Practical information about the thesis can be found on the thesis Canvas page.

  • For questions about search strategies (topic/key concepts/search terms) and tools (Web of Science, PsycINFO, LexisNexis, Refworks) to use when looking for scholarly literature, please e-mail Mr. drs. S. (Stefano) Giani:  
Roeterseilandcampus - gebouw B/C/D (ingang B/C)
Roeterseilandcampus - gebouw B/C/D (ingang B/C)

Room Location

Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
1018 WV Amsterdam