During the last five years lecturers exchange between the Netherlands, Flanders and South Africa has become a more and more populair programme with the foundation. Every year lecturers from different institutions are exchanged or do short, one month or long term lecturing or reseach visits of possibly a year.
Some of the lecturers when visiting, take the opportunity to visit he industry where of their students have done internships of final thesis projects. Depending on requirements and interest they meet with colleagues, politicians and officials. Often they travel around to see the country. This way they learn to know the country, taste the culture and see the area they sent their students to.
It is found that understanding each other's culture the students and companies score because of the possibility to inform the prospective student beforehand of the known options.