HCSS Advisory Board member

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Mathieu Segers serves on the Advisory Board of HCSS.

He is Professor of Contemporary European History and European Integration at Maastricht University (UM). In addition, he holds the EuropaChair of UM, in which capacity he chairs the Academic Board of the ‘Maastricht, Working on Europe’ (MWoE) program, executed through Studio Europa Maastricht.

Segers was a Fulbright-Schuman Fellow at the Center for European Studies of Harvard University (2010) and Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Politics and IR at the University of Oxford (2013). He has held the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of European Integration and International Relations at Utrecht University from 2008-2016. He joined UM in 2016, and served as Dean of University College Maastricht from 2016-2020.

His research focuses on the history and pre-history of European integration and trans-Atlantic relations and current European and EU affairs. He is a member of the permanent committee on European integration (CEI) of the Advisory Council on International Affairs (AIV).

Professor Segers is columnist for Het Financieele Dagblad and De Groene Amsterdammer, and is the general editor of the Cambridge History of the European Union, and he produces the popular podcast Café Europa.

“In these challenging times, it is paramount to invest in high-level knowledge, in-depth insights and analysis of geopolitics, geo-economics and foreign policy. This is what HCSS stands for and achieves on a daily basis. I’m happy to contribute to this key mission in our times from my perspective as a scholar of European politics and integration.”

Mathieu Segers