Prof. J.A. Schout (Adriaan)

Professor - Public Administration

Prof. J.A. Schout (Adriaan)
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Heyendaalseweg 141

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Postbus 9108

Working days Monday

Prof. Dr. Adriaan Schout is Professor of European Public Administration at the Faculty of Management Sciences of Radboud University in Nijmegen. He is also senior research fellow at the Netherlands Institute of International Affairs (NL-The Hague). He combines research and consultancy on European governance questions for national and European institutions. He has worked on projects addressing issues of the EU presidency, EU integration, monetary union, subsidiarity and the quality of EU regulation.

He won the UACES price for ‘Best Book in European Studies 2007’ for The coordination of the European Union: Exploring the capacities of networked governance (Oxford University Press).

Member of the EU Integration committee of the Advisory Council of the Dutch Government on International Affairs (Adviesraad Internationale Vraagstukken - AIV) (2011-2019).

Visiting Research Professor, Institut Universitari d’Estudis Europeus (IUEE), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (2007-2008).

He served as an independent expert in the field of EU governance for the Economic and Social Committee (2006) and for the Directorate-General for Research of the European Commission, supporting the multilevel coordination questions in the process of writing the White Paper European Research Area (European Commission, 2007).

He was Honorary Fellow at the Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment (CSERGE) of the University of East Anglia (UK).

He graduated from Groningen with a Master’s degree in Economics, and completed his PhD in Political Science at Leiden University.

Adriaan Schout has involved in the training of the rotating EU presidencies between 2003 and 2012.

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