Marc de Jong, MA, graduated in 1991 with an MA in International Relations & German Language at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Specialising in West-German unification policy in the 1980s, he did a traineeship at the German Parliament during the exciting unification process from 1989 to 1990. He received a scholarship from the Germany Institute in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, to do his PhD in Berlin and Frankfurt 1997-2002.
In recent years, Marc has taught Business German to professionals at open universities and to students in Office Management and Management Assistance. Moreover, he is providing his experience and expertise in internationalisation to the Dutch National Agency of Erasmus+. At Wittenborg, Marc acquaints international students with the vibrant and creative German language, culture and society.