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Inge Derom

Prof. Dr. Inge Derom

Department of Movement and Sport Sciences


Education: Master of Science in Physical Education (elective sports management) from KU Leuven (Belgium), Master in Human Kinetics from the University of Windsor (Canada) and PhD in Kinesiology from the University of British Columbia (Canada)

Research themes: sports involvement and participation, measuring the social impact of sports at the community and individual level

Inge Derom is a professor in the Department of Movement and Sport Sciences. She is the coordinator of the sports policy and management elective at the graduate level and she is the chair of the education council Physical Education and Movement Sciences. Inge is currently involved in three Erasmus+ Sport projects: 

  • The MONITOR project (2019-2020), coordinated by the VUB aims to develop a user-friendly manual that will help sports-based organizations to increase the level of employability of the young people they work with and work in a more efficient and effective way for delivering their programmes; 
  • The GETZ project (2018-2020), coordinated by the University Of Worcester aims to educate generation Z via a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to become change agents and leaders in sport who can breakdown stereotypes and barriers for future generations; 
  • The SPPF project (2020-2022), coordinated by the Rode Antraciet (NGO) aims to identify areas for advancing active citizenship within the prison system by offering insights into the good practices an learning areas in five European countries.