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

The Netherlands can choose opt-outs EU coronavirus recovery fund

15 September 2020 - 17:38
Europe and the EU

Diagnosing enforcement of EU border control

14 September 2020 - 10:15
Europe and the EU

EU crisis response in tackling Covid-19

20 April 2020 - 15:12
Europe and the EU

Monitoring and Enforcement in the European Union

03 December 2019 - 10:24
Europe and the EU

The European Commission in balance?

05 November 2019 - 17:25
Europe and the EU

Ambitions and Results: Lessons from the Juncker Commission

16 October 2019 - 17:05
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Europe and the EU

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

04 July 2018 - 17:15

Free Market Road Show Amsterdam

28 March 2017 - 14:00
Europe and the EU

Clingendael | TEPSA Pre-Presidency Conference 2015

19 November 2015 - 16:00



Brexit is Brexit. Or is it?

07 October 2016 - 11:20