Academic Partners

Energy Delta Institute collaborates with over a dozen world-class academic partners. They create value for our educational portfolio and we cooperate with them in various research programmes. This global network ensures the international academic character of our business school and provides many unique training locations.  


Bloomberg is the global leader in business and financial data, news and insight. Using the power of technology, we connect the world’s decision makers to accurate information on the financial markets – and help them make faster, smarter decisions.

Clingendael International Energy Programme (CIEP), The Hague

Clingendael International Energy Programme (CIEP) is a prominent independent think-tank that contributes to the public debate on international developments in the energy sector. CIEP contributions include research, events, publications, comments, lectures and training.


DNV is the leading provider of risk management and quality assurance services to the maritime, oil and gas, and power and renewables industries. They are also global leaders in certifying management systems of companies across all types of industries, including healthcare, food and beverage, automotive and aerospace.

De Oude Bibliotheek DOB-Academy

DOB-Academy is a private institute set up by a group of engineering professionals with a passion for the offshore energy sector and a desire to further its development. It offers regular and tailor-made training courses in offshore energy topics at various levels and serves as a networking and knowledge-sharing platform.

Delft University of Technology

Delft University of Technology is the largest and oldest Dutch public technological university. As of 2019, it is ranked in the top 20 of best universities for engineering and technology worldwide and is the highest ranked university in the Netherlands.

ESCP Europe, Berlin-London-Madrid-Paris-Turin-Warsaw

Established in 1819, ESCP Europe is the oldest business school in the world and one of the most prestigious in Europe. Its conviction is that tomorrow’s business leaders will need to be international, digital, and inter-culturally effective. It has an integrated (pan-European) faculty across campuses in each of Europe’s principal markets.

Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering, University of Zagreb (RGNF)

RGNF organises and conducts academic studies while engaging in scientific work in engineering sciences, including mining, petroleum and geological engineering.

International Energy Agency (IEA)

The IEA is at the heart of global dialogue on energy, providing authoritative analysis, data, policy recommendations, and real-world solutions to help countries provide secure and sustainable energy for all.

Nyenrode Business University, Amsterdam-Breukelen

Nyenrode, founded in 1946, is the only private university in the Netherlands. It seeks to contribute to a sustainable future by stimulating its students and participants to grow into responsible leaders. It does so by offering them a combination of academic theory, practical relevance and personal development.

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

In an increasingly complex world, PwC helps intricate systems function, adapt and evolve so they can benefit communities and society – whether they are capital markets, tax systems or the economic systems within which business and society exist.

RWTH Aachen University, Aachen

RWTH Aachen University is the largest technical university in Germany and one of the most prominent. The university maintains close links to industry: one in five board members of German corporate groups has studied in Aachen.

TNO-Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research, The Hague

TNO is the leading independent scientific research organisation in the Netherlands. Its mission is to connect people and knowledge to create innovations that boost the competitive strength of industry and the well-being of society in a sustainable way. Its 3,200 professional staff work on transitions in nine major areas, including energy, the circular economy, buildings and industry.

University of Groningen (RUG), Groningen

The University of Groningen (RUG) is a leading international research university with strong roots in the north of the Netherlands. With an academic tradition dating back to 1614 and a rich heritage, the University is a unique academic community with a strong sense of belonging and a culture of innovative education and research. The northern Netherlands has an ambitious energy transition programme supported by RUG.

University of Groningen Business School

The aim of the University of Groningen Business School (UGBS), is to support executives in further developing themselves as leading professionals and to contribute to both personal growth and performance.