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).

Executive Committee

Sanna Järvelä
Prof. Sanna Järvelä
EARLI President
General Strategy and International Relations

Prof. Debra Myhill
EARLI President-Elect
Portfolio Holder for SIGs and EFGs

Eleni Kyza
Prof. Eleni Kyza
Secretary - Treasurer
Portfolio Holder for Finance, IT, HR,
Legal and Facilities

AliLeijenProf. Äli Leijen
Ordinary Member
Portfolio holder for Publications

CeciliaLundholmProf. Cecilia Lundholm
Ordinary Member
Portfolio Holder for EARLI Activities and Awards

Prof. Daniel Muijs
Ordinary Member
Portfolio Holder for Communications

Prof. Piet Van den Bossche
Ordinary Member
Portfolio Holder for JURE

Patrick Belpaire
Managing Director

Prof. Marold Wosnitza
EARLI 2019 Conference President


EARLI Office

Patrick Belpaire

Patrick Belpaire

Managing Director

Thomas Daniels

Thomas Daniëls
EARLI Project Manager

EARLI and JURE Conferences

Lisa Vanhaeren

Lisa Vanhaeren
EARLI Project Assistant

SIGs, EFGs and social media

Tonia Davison

Tonia Davison
EARLI Project Assistant

Membership, finances and website








Lore Verschakelen
EARLI Project Assistant

EARLI journals, E-CIR and ASC

Inneke Berghmans

Inneke Berghmans
EAPRIL Project Manager

EAPRIL activities


Jan Vermunt

Prof. Jan Vermunt

Learning and Instruction

Mien Seghers

Prof. Mien Seghers

New Perspectives on Learning and Instruction

David Gijbels

Prof. David Gijbels

Educational Research Review

Erno Lehtinen

Prof. Erno Lehtinen

Frontline Learning Research


Every two years, all EARLI members elect the new EARLI Executive Committee, responsible for governing the association and making policy decisions. 

All EARLI members were offered the chance to cast their vote for their preferred President-Elect, Secretary-Treasurer and Ordinary Members. The voting deadline expired on the 31st of May, 2017.

The election results will be announced during the Members Meeting at the EARLI 2017 Conference in Tampere!