Welcome to NeFCA, The Netherlands – Flanders Communication Association.

NeFCA aims to represent and maintain a Community of Communication Scholars from The Netherlands and Flanders.

Become a member so you:

  • Connect with peers and colleagues from the field of Communication Sciences in Flanders and The Netherlands
  • Take part in interesting seminars for PhD students and senior scholars
  • Stay abreast of the latest news in our discipline


Etmaal 2017

Etmaal 2017: Innovative Methods in Communication Research
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Call for nominations

The NeFCA Senior Career Award will be awarded at the Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap at Tilburg University (January 26th & 27th 2017).
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Call for nominations

Call for Nominations: The Flemish Award for Outstanding Doctoral Research in Communication Sciences
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Erasmus University launches a MOOC on serious gaming

Have you ever wondered how playing games can help us to train people, deal with societal challenges or raise awareness of contemporary social issues? Join Erasmus University’s Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) on serious gaming.
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Call for papers

Tijdschrift voor Communicatiewetenschap
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New Book Releases

"Youth 2.0: Social Media and Adolescence. Connecting, Sharing and Empowering"
"Teletext in Europe: From the Analog to the Digital Era"
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An-Sofie Claeys wins NeFCA’s Young Scholar Award

NeFCA would like to congratulate An-Sofie Claeys on winning the 2015 NeFCA Young Scholar Award!
The Young Scholar Award honors the accomplishments of young doctors who succeed in combining their individual academic career with contributions to the discipline of communication and media research.
An-Sofie Claeys was awarded with the prestigious award at the Etmaal Conference 2016 in Amsterdam.
Read here why the jury chose her work.

Hannelore Crijns wins best article by a young scholar in the "Tijdschrift voor Communicatiewetenschap".

NeFCA would like to congratulate Hannelore Crijns on being awarded with the price of the best article by a young scholar in the “Tijdschrift voor Communicatiewetenschap”! The article called "Facebook als corporate-communicatietool voor bedrijven? Een inhoudsanalyse van de communicatiestrategieën van gereputeerde Belgische bedrijven op de sociale netwerksite." was co- authored by Liselot Hudders, Verolien Cauberghe and An-Sofie Claeys. She received the award at the Etmaal Conference 2016 in Amsterdam.