S. Coenen (Sterre)

About Me

Sterre Coenen is a PhD candidate from November 2020 at the department of Human Resource Management at the University of Twente (The Netherlands). Her research is focused on Human Resource Management, Health Care and Technology.

In 2019, she obtained her Master degree in Public Administration cum laude at the University of Twente and wrote her thesis about collaborative innovation of Dutch elderly care organizations. 

Furthermore, Sterre is active in the Twente region and contributes to topics like personal development, keeping talent in Twente and loneliness of youth. Besides this, she was member of the scientific board of Enschede as a student to reflect on current topics in Enschede with scientific knowledge. Also she is passionate about any kind of sports. 

More information about Sterre and her passions can be found on her website or LinkedIn page. 




  • Bachelor degree in Sociology at the University of Groningen. I have specialized in the field on work and employment (Arbeidssociologie) with additional courses in Human Resource Management.
  • Pre-master Business Administration at the University of Twente
  • Master Public Administration at the University of Twente (cum laude) 



Twente Pathway College - Student Support in time of COVID-19

Host of one podcast episode: Loneliness of (international) students during COVID-19


INN' Twente #7: Digitalisation and the future of society

University of Twente: Student impact


Scholieren.com: Facilitated more points on the final exam VWO - Geography 


Contact Details

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Drienerlolaan 5
7522 NB Enschede
The Netherlands

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Mailing Address

University of Twente
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

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Office: RA2341

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