Ulrich Bernath Chief Editor

The EDEN Executive Committee in 2014 assigned Dr. Ulrich Bernath as Chief Editor of the European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning – EURODL. Dr Bernath gave the following insight to his vision for EURODL:

"EURODL is one of the leading learned journals in the world and provides publishing space for scholarly works in the thematic areas of distance education, open, flexible, online, technology-enhanced, and e-learning. It is outstanding in practicing open access policies. It is my duty to steer the editorial process towards highest possible quality levels and recognition in the respective scientific community." 

Dr. Bernath is Chair of the "Foundation for Research in Open and Distance Learning", Senior Fellow of EDEN. He has been working for the journal as Acting Chief Editor since June 2013. You can read the short interview given on the occasion of his assignment here.


Editorial Board members

Name Institution Country
Ulrich Bernath
 (Chief Editor)
Ulrich Bernath Foundation for Research in Open and Distance Learning Germany
Diana Andone Politechnica University of Timisoara Romania
Deborah Arnold University of Burgundi France
Lisa Marie Blaschke Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg Germany
Anne Gaskell St Edmund's College Cambridge United Kingdom
Carl Holmberg Senior Adviser, ICDE Sweden
Mehmet Kesim Anadolu University Turkey
Elsebeth Korsgaard Sorensen Aarhus University Denmark
Gila Kurtz Holon Institute of Technology (HIT) Israel
Fabio Nascimbeni MENON Network Belgium
Don Olcott, Jr. Educational Consultant Romania
Ebba Ossiannilsson Swedish Association for Distance Education Sweden
Stella Porto University of Maryland University College United States of America
Timothy Read UNED Spain
Paul Ruehl Virtuelle Hochschule Bayern Germany
Albert Sangra Universitat Oberta de Catalunya Spain
Andras Szucs EDEN Hungary
Alan Tait The Open University United Kingdom
Antonio Teixeira Universidade Aberta Portugal
Costas Tsolakidis University of The Aegean Greece
Wim  Van Petegem EuroPACE and K. U. Leuven Belgium
Erwin Wagner Zentrum fur Fernstudien und Weiterbildung, Universität Hildesheim Germany
Steve Wheeler University of Plymouth United Kingdom
Denes Zarka Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Centre for Learning Innovation and Adult Learning Hungary



Name Institution Country
Eric Addae-Kyeremeh The Open University United Kingdom
Michael Beaudoin University of New England USA
Ingeborg Bo Ingeborg Bo consultant Norway
Federico Borges Universitat de Lleida Spain
Dianne Conrad Athabasca University Canada
Barney Dalgarno Charles Sturt University Australia
Fisnik Dalipi Linnaeus University Sweden
Ulf-Daniel Ehlers Baden-Wurttemberg Cooperative State University Karlsruhe Germany
Lynn Farquhar Wilfrid Laurier University Canada
Giselle Ferreira Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Rachel Forsyth Manchester Metropolitan University United Kingdom
Seamus Fox Dublin City University Ireland
Michael Sean Gallagher Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Korea
Alice Gruber University of Applied Sciences Germany
Maria Hadjinicolaou Hellenic Open University Greece
Debbie Holley Anglia Ruskin University United Kingdom
Thomas Huelsmann Institute for Open & Distance Learning (IODL) South Africa
Dimitris Kalles Hellenic Open University Greece
Aniko Kalman Budapest University of Technology and Economics Institute of Applied Pedagogy and Psychology Hungary
Heather Kanuka University of Alberta Canada
David Kergel Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg Germany
Jack Koumi Educational Media Production Training United Kingdom
Andy Lane The Open University United Kingdom
Kay Mac Keogh Dublin City University Ireland
Hilary MacQueen The Open University United Kingdom
Liz Marr The Open University United Kingdom
Anna Mavroudi KTH Royal Institute of Technology Sweden
Bill McNeill College of Estate Management United Kingdom
Lina Morgado Universidade Aberta Portugal
Petra Muckel Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg Germany
Stylianos Mystakidis University of Patras Greece
Jennifer O'Rourke Independent ODEL consultant Canada
Dr. Tugba Ozturk Ankara University Turkey
Gigliola Paviotti Melius Srl Italy
Valentina Pennazio University of Macerata Italy
Alda Pereira Universidade Aberta Portugal
Hilary Perraton St. Edmund's College United Kingdom
Antonella Poce University Roma III Italy
Laelia Carmelita Portela Moreira University Estacio de Sa Brazil
Marianne Poumay Universite de Liege Belgium
Paul Prinsloo University of South Africa South Africa
Mohsen Saadatmand University of Helsinki Finland
Gilly Salmon Online Education Services United Kingdom
Sabine Seufert University of St. Gallen Switzerland
Prithvi Shrestha The Open University United Kingdom
Sharon Slade The Open University United Kingdom
Linda J. Smith University of Maryland University College United States of America
Peter Taylor The Open University United Kingdom
Airina Volungeviciene Vytautas Magnus University Lithuania
Christine Walti University of Maryland University College USA
Freda Wolfenden The Open University United Kingdom
Andrew Youde University of Huddersfield England
Dr. Olaf Zawacki-Richter Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg Germany
Britta Zawada University of South Africa Republic of South Africa



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