During his valedictory lecture, he spoke about the importance of internationalization in education and developments in this area. Van Dissel is professor of business administration, with a focus on organisational and information processes. He was dean of UvA Economics and Business from August 2011 to February 2022, and accorded emeritus status at the end of August 2022. Roel Beetsma, the current dean and Van Dissel’s successor, and Executive Board member Jan Lintsen thanked the former dean for his contributions and efforts.
Read more about the Frans Banninck Cocq Medal and Han van Dissel’s contributions on the Municipality of Amsterdam website.