Nicolaas Stijn Groenendijk | Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies
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Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Faculty phone: 
(+372) 737 5341
Faculty address: 
Jakobi 2 - 116-121, 51014, Tartu
  • Dean's Office
    Faculty phone: 
    + 372 737 5341
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 2, rooms 116 - 121, 51014, Tartu
  • Institute of History and Archaeology
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5651
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 2, 51003, Tartu
  • Institute of Estonian and General Linguistics
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5221
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 2, 51014, Tartu
  • Institute of Philosophy and Semiotics
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5314
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 2, III, rooms 309-352, 51014, Tartu
  • Institute of Cultural Research
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5223
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 16, 51003, Tartu
  • School of Theology and Religious Studies
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5301
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18-310, 50090, Tartu
  • College of Foreign Languages and Cultures
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 3, 51003, Tartu
  • Viljandi Culture Academy
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 435 5232
    Faculty address: 
    Posti 1, 71004, Viljandi
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty phone: 
(+372) 737 5957
Faculty address: 
Lossi 36, 51003, Tartu
  • Dean's Office
    Faculty phone: 
    + 372 737 5900
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 36, 51003, Tartu
  • Institute of Education
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 6440
    Faculty address: 
    Salme 1a, room 29, 50103, Tartu
  • Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5582
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 36, roomm 301, 51003, Tartu
  • School of Economics and Business Administration
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 6310
    Faculty address: 
    J. Liivi 4, 50409, Tartu
  • Institute of Psychology
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5902
    Faculty address: 
    Näituse 2, 50409, Tartu
  • School of Law
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5390
    Faculty address: 
    Näituse 20, 50409, Tartu
  • Institute of Social Studies
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5188
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 36, 51003, Tartu
  • Narva College
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 740 1900
    Faculty address: 
    Raekoja plats 2, 20307, Narva
  • Pärnu College
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 445 0520
    Faculty address: 
    Ringi 35, 80012, Pärnu
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty phone: 
(+372) 737 5326
Faculty address: 
Ravila 19, 50411, Tartu
  • Dean's Office
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5326
    Faculty address: 
    Ravila 19, 50411, Tartu
  • Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine
    Faculty phone: 
    +(372) 737 4210
    Faculty address: 
    Biomeedikum, Ravila 19, 50411, Tartu
  • Institute of Pharmacy
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5286
    Faculty address: 
    Nooruse 1, 50411, Tartu
  • Institute of Dentistry
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 731 9856
    Faculty address: 
    Raekoja plats 6, 51003, Tartu
  • Institute of Clinical Medicine
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5323
    Faculty address: 
    L. Puusepa 8, 51014, Tartu, Eesti
  • Institute of Family Medicine and Public Health
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 4190
    Faculty address: 
    Ravila 19, 50411 Tartu
  • Institute of Sport Sciences and Physiotherapy
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5360
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 5-205, 51014, Tartu
Faculty of Science and Technology
Faculty phone: 
(+372) 737 5820
Faculty address: 
Vanemuise 46-208, 51014, Tartu
  • Dean's Office
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5820
    Faculty address: 
    Vanemuise 46 - 208, 51014, Tartu
  • Institute of Computer Science
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5445
    Faculty address: 
    J. Liivi 2, 50409, Tartu
  • Estonian Marine Institute
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 671 8902
    Faculty address: 
    Mäealuse 14, 12618, Tallinn
  • Institute of Physics
    Faculty address: 
    W. Ostwaldi Str 1, 50411, Tartu
  • Institute of Chemistry
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5261
    Faculty address: 
    Ravila 14a, 50411, Tartu
  • Institute of Mathematics and Statistics
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5860
    Faculty address: 
    J. Liivi 2, 50409, Tartu
  • Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5011
    Faculty address: 
    Riia 23, 23b-134, 51010, Tartu
  • Institute of Technology
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 4800
    Faculty address: 
    Nooruse 1, 50411, Tartu
  • Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5835
    Faculty address: 
    Vanemuise 46, 51014, Tartu
Institutions
  • Library
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5702
    Faculty address: 
    W.Struve 1, 50091, Tartu
  • Youth Academy
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5581
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 38, 51003, Tartu
  • Estonian Genome Center
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 4000
    Faculty address: 
    Riia 23b, 51010, Tartu
  • Museum
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5674
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 25, 51014, Tartu
  • University of Tartu Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 6076
    Faculty address: 
    Vanemuise 46, 51014, Tartu
Support Units
  • Administrative Office
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5606
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18a, 51014, Tartu
  • University Office in Tallinn
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 6600
    Faculty address: 
    Teatri väljak 3, 10143 Tallinn
  • Estates Office
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5137
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18a, 51014, Tartu
  • Finance Office
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5125
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 4, 51014, Tartu
  • Information Technology Office
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 6000, arvutiabi: 737 5500
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18a, 51014, Tartu
  • Internal Audit Office
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 17-114, 51014, Tartu
  • Marketing and Communication Office
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5687
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18, ruum 210, 50090, Tartu
  • Office of Academic Affairs
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 6215
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18, 50090, Tartu
  • Office of Research and Development
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 6192
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 3, III korrus, 51003, Tartu
  • Human Resources Office
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5145
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18, rooms 302 and 304, 50090, Tartu
  • Rector's Strategy Office
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5600
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18, 51014, Tartu
  • Student Council
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5400
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18b, 51014, Tartu
Other Units
  • University of Tartu Academic Sports Club
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5371
    Faculty address: 
    Ujula 4, 51008 Tartu
  • Tartu Student Village
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 740 9959
    Faculty address: 
    Narva mnt 25, 51013 Tartu
  • Tartu Students’ Club
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 730 2400
    Faculty address: 
    Kalevi 24, 51010 Tartu
  • University of Tartu Press
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5945
    Faculty address: 
    W. Struve 1, 50091 Tartu
  • Tartu University Hospital
    Faculty address: 
    L. Puusepa 1a, 50406 Tartu
  • University of Tartu Foundation
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5852
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18, 50090 Tartu
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Contacts of UT units

Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Faculty phone: 
(+372) 737 5341
Faculty address: 
Jakobi 2 - 116-121, 51014, Tartu
  • Dean's Office
    Faculty phone: 
    + 372 737 5341
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 2, rooms 116 - 121, 51014, Tartu
  • Institute of History and Archaeology
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5651
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 2, 51003, Tartu
  • Institute of Estonian and General Linguistics
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5221
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 2, 51014, Tartu
  • Institute of Philosophy and Semiotics
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5314
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 2, III, rooms 309-352, 51014, Tartu
  • Institute of Cultural Research
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5223
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 16, 51003, Tartu
  • School of Theology and Religious Studies
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5301
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18-310, 50090, Tartu
  • College of Foreign Languages and Cultures
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 3, 51003, Tartu
  • Viljandi Culture Academy
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 435 5232
    Faculty address: 
    Posti 1, 71004, Viljandi
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty phone: 
(+372) 737 5957
Faculty address: 
Lossi 36, 51003, Tartu
  • Dean's Office
    Faculty phone: 
    + 372 737 5900
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 36, 51003, Tartu
  • Institute of Education
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 6440
    Faculty address: 
    Salme 1a, room 29, 50103, Tartu
  • Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5582
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 36, roomm 301, 51003, Tartu
  • School of Economics and Business Administration
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 6310
    Faculty address: 
    J. Liivi 4, 50409, Tartu
  • Institute of Psychology
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5902
    Faculty address: 
    Näituse 2, 50409, Tartu
  • School of Law
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5390
    Faculty address: 
    Näituse 20, 50409, Tartu
  • Institute of Social Studies
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5188
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 36, 51003, Tartu
  • Narva College
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 740 1900
    Faculty address: 
    Raekoja plats 2, 20307, Narva
  • Pärnu College
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 445 0520
    Faculty address: 
    Ringi 35, 80012, Pärnu
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty phone: 
(+372) 737 5326
Faculty address: 
Ravila 19, 50411, Tartu
  • Dean's Office
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5326
    Faculty address: 
    Ravila 19, 50411, Tartu
  • Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine
    Faculty phone: 
    +(372) 737 4210
    Faculty address: 
    Biomeedikum, Ravila 19, 50411, Tartu
  • Institute of Pharmacy
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5286
    Faculty address: 
    Nooruse 1, 50411, Tartu
  • Institute of Dentistry
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 731 9856
    Faculty address: 
    Raekoja plats 6, 51003, Tartu
  • Institute of Clinical Medicine
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5323
    Faculty address: 
    L. Puusepa 8, 51014, Tartu, Eesti
  • Institute of Family Medicine and Public Health
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 4190
    Faculty address: 
    Ravila 19, 50411 Tartu
  • Institute of Sport Sciences and Physiotherapy
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5360
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 5-205, 51014, Tartu
Faculty of Science and Technology
Faculty phone: 
(+372) 737 5820
Faculty address: 
Vanemuise 46-208, 51014, Tartu
  • Dean's Office
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5820
    Faculty address: 
    Vanemuise 46 - 208, 51014, Tartu
  • Institute of Computer Science
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5445
    Faculty address: 
    J. Liivi 2, 50409, Tartu
  • Estonian Marine Institute
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 671 8902
    Faculty address: 
    Mäealuse 14, 12618, Tallinn
  • Institute of Physics
    Faculty address: 
    W. Ostwaldi Str 1, 50411, Tartu
  • Institute of Chemistry
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5261
    Faculty address: 
    Ravila 14a, 50411, Tartu
  • Institute of Mathematics and Statistics
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5860
    Faculty address: 
    J. Liivi 2, 50409, Tartu
  • Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5011
    Faculty address: 
    Riia 23, 23b-134, 51010, Tartu
  • Institute of Technology
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 4800
    Faculty address: 
    Nooruse 1, 50411, Tartu
  • Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5835
    Faculty address: 
    Vanemuise 46, 51014, Tartu
Institutions
  • Library
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5702
    Faculty address: 
    W.Struve 1, 50091, Tartu
  • Youth Academy
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5581
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 38, 51003, Tartu
  • Estonian Genome Center
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 4000
    Faculty address: 
    Riia 23b, 51010, Tartu
  • Museum
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5674
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 25, 51014, Tartu
  • University of Tartu Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 6076
    Faculty address: 
    Vanemuise 46, 51014, Tartu
Support Units
  • Administrative Office
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5606
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18a, 51014, Tartu
  • University Office in Tallinn
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 6600
    Faculty address: 
    Teatri väljak 3, 10143 Tallinn
  • Estates Office
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5137
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18a, 51014, Tartu
  • Finance Office
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5125
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 4, 51014, Tartu
  • Information Technology Office
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 6000, arvutiabi: 737 5500
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18a, 51014, Tartu
  • Internal Audit Office
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 17-114, 51014, Tartu
  • Marketing and Communication Office
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5687
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18, ruum 210, 50090, Tartu
  • Office of Academic Affairs
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 6215
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18, 50090, Tartu
  • Office of Research and Development
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 6192
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 3, III korrus, 51003, Tartu
  • Human Resources Office
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5145
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18, rooms 302 and 304, 50090, Tartu
  • Rector's Strategy Office
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5600
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18, 51014, Tartu
  • Student Council
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5400
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18b, 51014, Tartu
Other Units
  • University of Tartu Academic Sports Club
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5371
    Faculty address: 
    Ujula 4, 51008 Tartu
  • Tartu Student Village
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 740 9959
    Faculty address: 
    Narva mnt 25, 51013 Tartu
  • Tartu Students’ Club
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 730 2400
    Faculty address: 
    Kalevi 24, 51010 Tartu
  • University of Tartu Press
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5945
    Faculty address: 
    W. Struve 1, 50091 Tartu
  • Tartu University Hospital
    Faculty address: 
    L. Puusepa 1a, 50406 Tartu
  • University of Tartu Foundation
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5852
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18, 50090 Tartu
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Nicolaas Stijn Groenendijk

Visiting Professor of European Studies

Research focus
EU economic governance, EMU, fiscal policy coordination, European Semester
EU institutions, policies and decision-making
EU budget/MAFF; EU own resources; EU public financial management
EU Cohesion Policy; (macro-)regions in the EU; cross-border cooperation in Europe
Soft governance (peer review & benchmarking), open methods of policy coordination
Differentiated integration, alternative EU membership arrangements
Better Regulation
European patent system & EPO; Responsible Research & Innovation

E-mail: nicolaas.groenendijk[at]ut.ee

Linkedin profile
ResearchGate

Education
1988

Doctorate/PhD (Public Administration), cum laude
University of Twente (Netherlands)
Thesis topic: The political economy of raising government revenues
Supervisor: prof. dr. Peter Boorsma

1987

Doctoral/Master’s degree (Public Administration), cum laude
University of Twente (Netherlands)
Specialization in public sector economics & policy evaluation & design

Academic career
Since 2014 Visiting professor of European Studies, European College/Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, University of Tartu (Estonia)
2005-2017

(Jean Monnet) professor of European Economic Governance
University of Twente (NL)

2002-2005

Associate professor of public finance and European integration
University of Twente (NL)

1994-2002

Assistant professor of public finance
University of Twente (NL)

1987-1994

(Senior) researcher
Dept. of public finance & economics; Centre for Higher Education Policy Studies, University of Twente (NL)

Academic service
2004-2017 Co-Director of the Centre for European Studies (Director of Research), University of Twente (NL)
2012-2014 Program Director BSc program in Public Administration, BSc program in European Studies, BSc program in European Public Administration, MSc program in European Studies, University of Twente (NL)
2006-2014 Acting professor of General Economics/Public Finance, University of Twente (NL)
2010-2012 Chair, Dept. of Legal & Economic Governance Studies , University of Twente (NL)
2005-2012 Chair, European Studies Program Committee, University of Twente (NL)
2008-2010 Acting project manager new M&G faculty building, University of Twente (NL)
2006-2010 Vice-chair, Dept. of Legal & Economic Governance Studies, University of Twente (NL)
1999-2010 Member of the Standing Faculty Committee on Education and ICT, chairman as from June 2002, University of Twente (NL)
2004-2007 Member, Exam Committee, School of Management & Governance, University of Twente (NL)
2000-2002 Vice-chair, Dept. of Economics, Faculty of Public Administration and Public Policy, University of Twente (NL)
1998-2005 Initiator & coordinator, BSc & MSc programme in European Studies (University of Twente, NL), including double degree programmes with the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster (Germany)
Other professional experience
Since 2008 External expert/evaluator EACEA, Jean Monnet Programme (LLP/Erasmus+)
2006-2017 Chair, Board of Auditors, City of Hengelo (Netherlands)
2005-2013 Member of the Board of Commissioners (RvC) of housing corporation “Beter Wonen” (Almelo, Netherlands)
2008-2013 Member, external advisory committee, Innovation Platform & International Agenda, Twente Region, Netherlands
2012 Visiting professor, Centre for European & Transition Studies, Faculty of Economics & Management, University of Latvia, Riga (Latvia)
2008 Visiting professor, Dept. of Public Sector Economics, Faculty of Economics, University Matej Bel, Banska Bystrica (Slovakia)
2006 Visiting professor, Centre for European & Transition Studies, Faculty of Economics & Management, University of Latvia, Riga (Latvia)
2002-2003 Visiting senior lecturer, Dept. of Economics, University of Vilnius/Eurofaculty Vilnius (Lithuania)
1998-2004 ‘Lehrbeauftragte’ in Public Finance, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität (Germany)
1998-2003 Visiting lecturer, Department of Economics, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences & SATI (Southern African Tax Institute), University of Pretoria (South Africa)
1983-1984 Assistant to MPs, Labour Party faction Dutch parliament (PvdA)
Organisational membership & project involvement
Since 2017 President, European Communities Studies Association – World (ECSA-World)
Since 2016 External key staff member, Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, Warsaw School of Economics
Since 2016 Member, honorary editorial board, European Studies Journal, ECSA-Moldova
Since 2015 Assembly of European Regions (AER), AER Study on Regionalism, expert for the Netherlands
Since 2015 Member, Academic Supervisory Board, Jean Monnet Center of Excellence, Aalborg University
Since 2011 Member, Research Group on European Policy Studies (Universities of Aalborg, Linköping, Twente
Since 2005 Global Jean Monnet Community
Since 2001 NISPAcee
Since 1998 Various memberships of associations in the field of European Studies and/or public finance (e.g. IIPF, EUSA, ECPR)
2012-2017 Member, Research Group on PatentEthics (Oslo and Akershus University College, Nofima & Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Norway; University of Twente, Netherlands)
2007-2017 President, European Union Studies Association -Netherlands (EUSA-NL)
2000-2017 Member, Research Group on PatentEthics (Oslo and Akershus University College, Nofima & Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Norway; University of Twente, Netherlands)
1998-2017 Senior fellow of the Netherlands Institute of Government (NIG/NOB, i.e. the Dutch National Research School for Public Administration)
2011-2014 Sounding Board ESPON-project TANGO (Territorial Approaches for New Governance)
2004-2010 Member of the Network of Excellence CONNEX (“Connecting Excellence on European Governance”)
2005-2007 Member, Supervisory Board EuroBaltic Centres of Excellence, Riga (Latvia)
Academic review activities
2016 Public Finance & Management
2015 NWO-MAGW (Dutch Research Council, VENI), Research Promotion Foundation (RPF)-Cyprus, Routledge
2014 Routledge, Journal of Common Market Studies, Pearson, Leverhulme Trust UK
2013 Routledge, Public Finance & Management, American Political Science Review, Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, Beleidsonderzoek Online, European Science Foundation, Public Budgeting & Finance
2012 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Pearson UK
2011 Hungarian Scientific Research Fund (OTKA), Palgrave Macmillan, Journal of Economics and Business
2010 Fonds National de la Recherche Luxembourg (FNR), McGraw-Hill
2008 North American Journal of Economics and Finance
2006 Current Politics and Economics of Europe
2004 NWO (Dutch Research Council, VENI-programme)
2002 National Research Foundation South-Africa
Courses taught

Courses taught at University of Tartu

The ever-changing EU: challenges to EU governance (14/15-16/17)
Challenges of socio-economic developments in Europe and Russia (14/15-16/17)
Public sector reforms in Europe and Estonia (16/17)
The European Union: current affairs (15/16)
Special course on Economic Policy (12/13

Courses taught at University of Twente (various academic years in the period 88/89-14/15)

Undergraduate courses (economics and governance)
Various introductory courses in micro- and macro-economics (for public administration, (international) business administration, health sciences); Public financial management; Public finance I & II; International Economics

Graduate courses (economics and governance)
Economic Methods in Policy Analysis; Cost-benefit- and multi-criteria analysis; Public budgeting; Public choice

Undergraduate courses (European studies)
The EU after the financial-economic crisis; European Economic Governance; European Governance; European Economic Integration; EU External Economic Relations; The institutional development of the EU; Research design & methodology for European Studies

Graduate courses (European studies)
European Economic Policies; European Institutions; Public Finance & European Integration

Supervision of BSc and MSc thesis research (appr. 220x)

Supervision of annual excursion to Strasbourg, Luxembourg, Brussels & The Hague; excursion to Dublin; excursion to Finland & Latvia; excursion to Indonesia

Various seminars, in-house trainings for civil servants, introducing the EU (University of Twente, Instituut Clingendael)
PhD supervision (completed)
Abdul Rahman, Tax compliance in Indonesia. The role of public officials as taxpayers (defended January 2017)
Maaike Damen-Koedijk, EU Cohesion policy & Accountability. Coverage, Context, Content & Costs in the case of ERDF in the Netherlands (defended February 2016)
Aline Reichow, Soft regulation of emerging technologies (defended June 2015)
Martin Holterman, The Transaction Costs of Semi-Public Institutions: The History of Railways as a Challenge for Coase (defended September 2011)
Chris Breuer, The Regional Conundrum. How Regions and Encompassed Actors are involved in EU Regional Policy (defended April 2011)
Carlie Geerdink, Regional Economic Development. Games of Competition and Cooperation (defended December 2010)
Hans Voogd, Gemeentelijk overheidsbeleid en maatschappelijke welvaart (Municipal policies and collective welfare) (defended March 2006)
Publications
Peer-reviewed articles and book chapters (selection)
Fiscal federalism in transition countries: The three Baltic states compared, in: Public Finance & Management, 2016, 16(3), pp. 255-280 (with A. Jaansoo)
Public finance systems for coping with the crises: Lessons from the three Baltic states, in: Public Finance & Management, 2015, 15(3), pp. 257-289 (with A. Jaansoo)
The Role of Monitoring Committees in the 2014-2020 Programming Period of EU Cohesion Policy, in: European structural and investment funds journal (Est IF), 2014(3), pp. 212-230 (with M. Korotka)
Enhanced cooperation under the Lisbon Treaty, in: S. von Dosenrode (ed.), The European Union after Lisbon: Polity, Politics, Policy, Ashgate, p. 95-110 (2012)
The Governance of Patents in Europe: An Improved Patent Impact Assessment for New Technology Developments, in: H. Hveem and C. H. Knutsen (eds), Governance and Knowledge. The politics of foreign investment, technology and ideas, Routledge, 2012, pp. 98-116 (with E. Kica)

High-quality patents for emerging science and technology through external actors, in: European Intellectual Property Review, 2012 (4), pp. 221-228 (with E. Kica and V. Rodriguez)

The European Patent System: Dealing with emerging technologies, in: Innovation - The European Journal of Social Science Research, 2011(24) (1-2), pp. 85-101 (with E. Kica)
Clubs within clubs: The Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS) and the Benelux as Macro-regions within the EU, in: European Integration and Baltic Sea Region: Diversity and Perspectives, September 26-27, 2011, Riga, Latvia (pp. pp. 478-487)
Federalism, fiscal autonomy and democratic legitimacy in Europe: Towards tax sharing arrangements, in: L’Europe en formation – Journal of Studies on European Integration and Federalism, special issue on Federalism, Democracy and Europe (2011)
EU and OECD Benchmarking and Peer Review Compared, in: Finn Laursen (ed.), The EU and Federalism: Polities and Policies Compared, Ashgate (2010)
The Netherlands and Norway: Strong in Governance Research. In B. Kohler-Koch & F. Larat (Eds.), European Multi-level Governance. Contrasting Images in National Research (pp. 85-107).  (2009), Cheltenham: Edward Elgar (with R. Wessel and others)
The use of benchmarking in EU economic and social policies, in: M. Porto (ed) After fifty years: The coming challenges, Almedina: Coimbra, 2008, pp. 5-30
Enhanced cooperation: the way-out or a non-starter?, in: N. Neuwahl & S. Haack (eds.), Unresolved Issues of the European Constitution – Rethinking the Crisis, Montreal: Éditions Thémis, 2007, p. 263-290
Fiscal policy surveillance in the enlarged European Union: Procedural checks or simple arithmetic?, in: J.A. Batten & Colm Kearney (eds), International Finance Review, vol. 6 – Emerging European Financial Markets: Independence and Integration Post-Enlargement, Amsterdam: JAI/Elsevier, 2006, p. 17-45
Assessing Member States' Management of EU Finances: An Empirical Analysis of the Annual Reports of the European Court of Auditors, 1996-2001, Public Administration, 82(3) (2004), p. 701-725
The European Coal and Steel Community: A Laboratory for European Economic Integration, in: A. Prinz, A.E. Steenge, A. Vogel (eds), Grenzüberschreitende Wirtschafts- und Finanzpolitik. Public Policy across Borders, LIT Verlag, Münster/Hamburg/London, Wirtschaft: Forschung und Wissenschaft Bd. 3, 2003, p. 87-106 (with G.-J. Hospers)
Multi-level Governance, Network Governance, and Fiscal Federalism Theory, in: A. Salminen (ed.), Governing networks, EGPA Yearbook 2001, IIAS/IOS Press, Amsterdam (2003), p. 349-370
A requiem for the European coal and steel community (1952-2002), in: De Economist, 150 (2002), p. 601-612 (with G.-J. Hospers)
Budgetary Discipline in Brussels: Numerical Targets or Procedural Strategic Dominance?, in: Current Politics and Economics of Europe, 11 (2002), p. 205-224
Tax Co-ordination and the Enlargement of the European Union, in: Journal for Institutional Innovation, Development, and Transition, 3 (1999), p. 55-73
On the Shady Side of Economics, in: South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences, vol. 2 new series (1999), p. 207-221 (with J.N. Blignaut & J.H. van Heerden)
A principal-agent model of corruption, in: Crime, Law and Social Change, 27 (1997), p. 207-229
Other publications (selection)
Governance Across Regional Borders: Which Models are Best Suited to Central and Eastern Europe?, in: J. Nemec (ed.), Europeanisation in Public Administration Reforms, Bratislava, NISPAcee Press, 2016, p. 23-36 (in English and Russian)
AER 2015 Study on the state of regionalism in Europe. Country Report on the Netherlands, Assembly of European Regions, Brussels, 2015
The rise of regionalism in Europe, in: Tales from Regions, The Brussels Europe Press Club Magazine, June 2015, no. 4, special edition on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Assembly of European Regions (AER), p. 20-23
Macro-Regions: Regional Integration Within and Beyond the EU, in: Ilona Palne Kovacs & Constantin Marius Profiroiu (eds), Regionalisation and Regional Policy in Central and Eastern Europe, Bratislava, NISPAcee, 2014, p. 121-146
Views from the capitals – The Hague – “Code Orange” sparks a new Dutch controversy over floods of immigrant workers, in: Europe’s World, October 2013
The next Multiannual Financial Framework: From national interest to building a common future, Policy Brief, Centre for European Studies, Brussels (with Stefaan De Corte, Corina Suceveanu, Pawel Tokarski and Patryk Toporowski, May 2012)
New forms of transborder and inter-territorial cooperation at the local and regional level, recommendations. Conference: Innovation for Good Local and Regional Governance, A European Challenge, Enschede (April 2009)
Financing techniques for Brownfield Regeneration, in: S. Arnaud et al. (eds), Working towards more effective and sustainable brownfield revitalization policies (REVIT Compendium), Stuttgart: REVIT, p. 4-29 (ISBN978-3-00-022900-8), 2008
Commentary: Why does the European Court of Auditors not deliver?, in: Europe’s World, Spring 2008
“The Revised Lisbon Agenda: Flawed but not yet Failed”, in: EUSA Review Forum, Fall 2006
Inaugural lecture on the Lisbon Agenda, “De Lissabon-strategie: overmoed of onmacht? Concurrentiekracht en het bestuurlijk tekort van de Europese Unie”, Enschede: Universiteit Twente, 15 December 2005