About us


Mediawijs is the Flemish Knowledge Centre for Digital and Media Literacy at imec vzw on the initiative of the Flemish Minister for Media.
We aim to help the citizens of the Flemish community in Flanders and Brussels to use ICT and media consciously, critically, actively and creatively to participate in society.
To that end Mediawijs

  • sets up consultation, networks and cooperation with and between the Flemish digital and media literacy field,
  • inspires the Flemish digital and media literacy field with training, sharing knowledge and developing practice,
  • stimulates citizens to acte digital and media literate with information and campaigns,
  • keeps tab on all things ICT & media and digital and media literacy,
  • plays an active role in developing policy on digital and media literacy in Flanders, Brussels and Europe.


Our staff take care of the daily operations.

Andy Demeulenaere
Prof. dr. Leo Van Audenhove
Elke Boudry
Press and campaigns
Sanne Hermans
Schools and promotion
Laure Van Hoecke
Schools and education
Bert Pieters
Training and developing practice
Hadewijch Vanwynsberghe
Research and impact

Steering committee

The steering committee follows the major strategic lines and realizations of Mediawijs.be, gives counsel, guidance and advice if necessary. It is a sounding board towards the wide sector. The steering committee helps, on a strategic level, smoothen the way to create synergies and coordination within and over the different sectors who are active in the field of media literacy.

Don't hesitate to contact us:

  • General email: info@mediawijs.be
  • Mailing our teammembers: do you know who to contact? Then mail one of our staffmembers with firstname.familyname@mediawijs.be.
  • Call: our team is often on the road, so there's no central phone.
  • Visiting and post: Mediawijs, BeCentral, Cantersteen 10, 1000 Brussels (above Brussels Central Station)
  • Deliveries: BeCentral, Mediawijs, Putterij 23, 1000 Brussel
  • Invoices: please use:
    • invoices@imec.be to send invoices in PDF (they always need an order number),
    • befin@imec.be for questions on payments,
    • purchase@imec.be for questions about order numbers you already received.
    • Use on the invoice: imec vzw, Kapeldreef 75, B-3001 Leuven, Belgium, BTW BE 0425.260.668, BNP Paribas Fortis 001-4288350-56, Swift/BIC GEBABEBB, IBAN  BE20 0014 2883 5056.
  • Legal seat: imec vzw, Kapeldreef 75, B-3001 Leuven, Belgium