Hans van Ewijk is Professor Emeritus in Social Policy and Social Work Theory at University of Humanistic Studies (Utrecht), and at HU, Utrecht. He is still in charge as Visiting Professor at Tartu University in Estonia. His background is in management, youth work, journalism , education, theology and social sciences. He has a rich experience in international networks (ICSW, ENSACT). international and national research and editorial boards of international social work journals.