HOWEST is a creative, innovative and entrepreneurial University of Applied Sciences. Anticipating the future and exploring the talents of each student, HOWEST coaches students to become competent, highly employable, team oriented professionals. Aiming to set the mark for socially relevant, practice-based education in the domains Management & Organisation, Design & Technology and Humanities, HOWEST designs new profiles, anticipating new trends and needs. Practice-based, state of the art bachelor (EQF 6) and associate degree (EQF 5) curricula are offered in close collaboration with the labor market. In a multidisciplinary setting, education, research and services are integrated, thus creating an added value for regional and international stakeholders. HOWEST has 8,000 students and 600 FTE staff. HOWEST is partner in the Ghent University Association, which is the second largest in Flanders with more than 70,000 students. HOWEST is also partner in the European Master in Sustainable Energy System Management (EUREC). In the last decade, HOWEST pioneered with new digital profiles such as the Bachelor Applied Computer Science. In the Howest vision of the 21st century society, focus lies on qualification, social values and attitudes, cultural diversity, connectivity, inclusion, media literacy and talent development, all with an international and intercultural dimension.
Frédéric Vlummens is specialised in the development of client- and server-side web applications as well as Java development. Teaching in the bachelor degree Applied Computer Science and the associate degree Online & Offline Graphic Design.
Lieven Theys studied law at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and a postgraduate degree in Business Management at the Vlaamse Ekonomische Hogeshool. Since 1995 he works as a lecturer at Howest University of Applied Sciences. He teaches Sustainable Business Management, Consumer Behaviour and also International Business Law. Since 2017 he is also international coordinator for Business Management at Howest. The Erasmus + Project on Experiential education. Interactive/Intensive course of European brand management (aka BrandY) is the second Erasmus project in which he participated. He previously participated in the Erasmus + Project Consume-Aware. For this second project, he worked closely with two Howest colleagues from Applied Informatics, Frédéric Vlummens and Corneel Theben Tervile, who were responsible for the technical side of developing this online game.
Corneel Theben Tervile – IT lecturer in the domain of Analysis and Design and Development. After being Programme Manager and Coordinator for years, I have returned to educate IT students and give them a good basis to build their IT Carreer on.