Nienke van Heukelingen

Research Fellow


  • Europe in the World
  • Migration


  • Europe
  • Middle East & North Africa

Nienke van Heukelingen works at Clingendael’s EU & Global Affairs Unit. In her capacity as Research Fellow, Nienke’s work primarily revolves around (labour) migration and EU-Turkey relations.

Until June 2019, Nienke worked for the European Parliament’s rapporteur on Turkey in Brussels, where she was co-responsible for drafting the EP Turkey report and for covering EU-Turkey relations. Before joining the European Parliament, she worked at a think tank called Wiardi Beckman Foundation as well as freelance journalist for various Dutch newspapers.

Nienke holds a BA in Journalism, and MA in Political history.

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