Arnout Mijs

Research Fellow


  • Europe and the EU
  • EU migration
  • Support for the EU


  • Europe

Expertise: EU Decision-making; EU Economic and Financial Affairs; (Dutch) EU Presidency; European Commission; Better Regulation.

Arnout Mijs is a Research Fellow at the Clingendael Institute since 2010 after having worked as a consultant at BMC. His research at the Europe Cluster predominantly consists of EU economic and financial affairs such as the EU budget, economic policy coordination, better regulation and the Banking Union. In this he addresses institutional topics such as interinstitutional relations, and the functioning of the European Commission and the EU Presidency.

He has conducted several consultancy projects for the Dutch Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Finance and Economic Affairs. Other activities entail the organisation of  policy seminars on the European Union, training professionals on EU affairs and media appearances.

In 2008, he graduated from the University of Amsterdam (NL) with a Master’s in European Studies with a thesis on European Integration and EU Global Relations. He regularly publishes on EU economic and policy issues for the Clingendael Institute.