Vink, Maarten P.

University of Maastricht; Netherlands

Maarten Vink is Co-Director of the Global Citizenship Observatory (GLOBALCIT). He is Professor of Political Science and Political Sociology at Maastricht University, where he is Co-Director of the Maastricht Center for Citizenship, Migration and Development (MACIMIDE). Vink leads the 5-year research project ‘Migrant Life Course and Legal Status Transition (MiLifeStatus)’ funded by a Consolidator Grant of the European Research Council (2016-2021). He is joint coordinator of Standing Committee ‘Migration, Citizenship and Political Participation’ of the network of scholars on International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion (IMISCOE). Vink is a Visiting Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies of the European University Institute.

From September 2020, Maarten Vink will take up the Chair of Citizenship Studies at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies of the European University Institute, and directorship of the Global Citizenship research area at the Global Governance Programme.