Adriaan Schout

Senior Research Fellow


  • Europe and the EU


  • Europe

Prof. Dr. Adriaan Schout is Senior Research Fellow. Adriaan Schout has been appointed Professor of European Public Administration at the Faculty of Management Sciences of Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. 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 and Improving EU regulation, amongst others.

Prior to joining Clingendael, 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 is 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.

He has (co-)authored numerous books and international articles. 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).


My work



Europe and the EU

Cohesion policy: A management audit

29 January 2024 - 11:33
Politics and Crime

Expert insights: the Dutch elections

07 December 2023 - 11:13
Europe and the EU

The Multiannual Financial Framework

26 April 2023 - 10:58
Europe and the EU

Scenarios for the Eurozone

15 March 2023 - 15:00
Europe and the EU

The paradox of a stronger global role for the euro

09 February 2023 - 11:08
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Europe and the EU

EU op weg naar 2019: budget, brexit en EP-verkiezingen

04 July 2018 - 17:15
EU Integration

Wat willen Macron, Merkel en Rutte voor Europa?

07 November 2017 - 19:00
Support for the EU

Publiek debat: Duitse verkiezingen: Merkel opnieuw aan zet?

05 September 2017 - 19:00

Free Market Road Show Amsterdam

28 March 2017 - 14:00

From Broadening to Managing the Rule of Law Agenda

06 December 2016 - 12:30
Europe and the EU

Clingendael | TEPSA Pre-Presidency Conference 2015

19 November 2015 - 16:00
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Brexit is Brexit. Or is it?

07 October 2016 - 11:20