EARLI is governed by an international Executive Committee (EC), responsible for setting out the broader strategies and policies of the association.

The day-to-day management of the EARLI activities is carried out by the EARLI Office, located in Leuven (Belgium).

Call for EC Candidates

Every two years, members of the EARLI Executive Committee (EC) are elected by the EARLI membership. All members of EARLI can cast their vote for a President-Elect, Secretary-Treasurer as well as four ordinary members.

The President of EARLI for 2023 (September) until 2025 (August) will be Professor Lucia Mason.

The EC of EARLI takes policy decisions and reports to the Members Meeting at each biennial conference. Every EC member is expected to take up the responsibilities for a specific portfolio.

We are now calling for candidates for the EARLI Executive Committee 2023 - 2025.

You can apply for the position of (1) Secretary-Treasurer, who is in charge of finances, (2) President-Elect, who will become the next EARLI president and manages the SIG and EFG portfolio or (3) ordinary EC member, where you are in charge of either JURE activities, publications, communication or E-CER and awards.

If you are interested in applying for an EC position, please email a short biography (max. 200 words), a motivation statement (max. 200 words) and a photograph to In your motivation statement, you should highlight what kind of future initiatives, improvements, strategic plans and policy decisions you envision for the EARLI association in the coming years. Your application also requires a short video statement of max. 1 minute in which you address key elements of your candidacy. Don't forget to mention if you want to apply for an ordinary EC position or one of President-Elect or Secretary-Treasurer.

Applications are welcomed until the 26th of May, 2023 (midnight CEST).

Executive Committee


Prof. Eleni Kyza

EARLI President

General Strategy and International Relations

Lucia Circle

Prof. Lucia Mason

EARLI President-Elect

Consolidation and Innovation

Tijs Rotsaert circle

Dr. Tijs Rotsaert

Secretary - Treasurer

Portfolio Holder for Finance, IT, HR, Legal and Facilities

Rui Circle

Assoc. Prof. Rui A. Alves

Ordinary Member

Portfolio holder for Publications

Raija circle

Prof. Raija Hämäläinen

Ordinary Member

Portfolio Holder for EARLI Activities and Awards

Armin circle

Prof. Armin Weinberger

Ordinary Member

Portfolio Holder for Communications

Jo Circle

Assoc. Prof. Jo Van Herwegen

Ordinary Member

Portfolio Holder for JURE

PATRICK circle 4

Patrick Belpaire

Managing Director

MG 9329

Prof. Eleftheria Gonida

EARLI 2023 Conference President


HANS circle 1

Prof. Hans Gruber


Educational Research Review

MIEN circle

Prof. Mien Segers


New Perspectives on Learning and Instruction

Circle gert 2

Prof. Gert Rijlaarsdam


Learning & Instruction

Nina B circle

Prof. Nina B. Dohn


Frontline Learning Research

EARLI Office