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Academic staff

Name Function Organisation Expertise
Benschop, Ruth Bijzonder lector Informele Zorg Zuyd • Productive Borders: Artistic research of everyday border practices
Bemelmans, Stefan PhD-candidate UM/UH • Cross border pensions: relevant legal and fiscal aspects of a home state
Bollen, Anouk Director ITEM, Professor of Cross Border Pension Tax Law UM/FL Pensions and tax
• Qualification problems: between social security and supplementary pension
• Towards a cross-border pension tracking service between the Netherlands and Germany
Brüggen, Lisa Associate Professor UM/SBE • Towards a cross-border pension tracking service between the Netherlands and Germany
Büttgen, Nina Researcher UM/FL  
Cornips, Leonie Professor UM/FASoS Language culture
• ‘Communication in multilingual workplaces in the Euroregion’
Cörvers, Frank Professor UM/ROA Education and labour market
• Foreign students and school-leavers in the Euregion
Didden, Bastiaan PhD-candidate UM/FL • Qualification problems: between social security and supplementary pension
Geurtjens, Kim PhD-candidate UM/FL • Research concerning outlaw motorcycle gangs and the integrated cross-border policy in the Meuse-Rhine Euregion
Giarola, José Victor PhD-candidate UM/SBE/ROA  
Grip de, Andries Professor UM/SBE/ROA  
Heijnen van der Tier, Michelle PhD-candidate NEIMED • Accountability in social work. A comparative study of accountability strategies for social workers in Flandern, Nordrhein-Westfalen and the Netherlands
Hark, Vera Researcher UM/FL  
Heller, Kilian PhD-candidate UM/FL • Cross-Border Liability in Subcontracting Chains
Hoogenboom, Alexander Affiliated researcher UM/FL  
Hoon de, Marloes PhD-candidate UM/FASoS • The onward migration of asylum migrants in the Netherlands
Hovens, Daan PhD-candidate UM/FASoS • 'Communication in multilingual workplaces in the Euroregion'
Klosse, Saskia Professor UM/FL Cross-border mobility
Kortese, Lavinia Researcher, PhD-candidate UM/FL

Recognition of Qualifications

• The Recognition of Qualifications in the EU: Blurring the Lines of Competences between the Internal Market and Education
Cross-border mobility of specialised IC nurses
Explaining the Professional Qualifications Directive
Haalbaarheidsstudie grensregionale beroepenkaart

Kramer, Sander PhD-candidate UM/FL • Towards a cross-border pension tracking service between the Netherlands and Germany
Leenders, Denise Researcher UM/FL  
Mazzucato, Valentina Professor of Globalisation and Development UM/FASoS • Formal and informal social protection across borders
• Youth mobilities across borders
van der Mei, Anne Pieter Associate Professor UM/FL  
Meyer, Marcus Assistant Professor UM/FL

• Cross-border corporate mobility in the EU

Montebovi, Saskia Assistant Professor UM/FL  
Nelen, Hans Professor UM/FL • Action research and evaluation of integrated cross-border policy regarding organised crime in the Meuse-Rhine Euregion
• Project Cross Border Execution of Sentences between Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands (CrossBES)
Niesten, Hannelore Researcher UM/FL Knowledge database and casuistry
van Ooij, Eva Research fellow UM/FL • Employment and Social Security of Patchwork-Workers in a De-territorialized Labour Market in the EU: New Patterns of Work and Mobility regarding the Cultural Industries considered in the Light of EU Law
Reinold, Julia PhD-candidate UM/MSoG • Understanding the decision of international migrants to stay or leave the Euroregion
Post, Thomas Assistant Professor UM/SBE  
Potting, Marianne Lector Autonomie en Openbaarheid in de Kunsten Zuyd  
Schneider, Hildegard Board ITEM UM/FL Cross-border mobility
• The Recognition of Qualifications in the EU: Blurring the Lines of Competences between the Internal Market and Education
• Feasibility study on regional museum cooperation and regional museum pass
• Employment and Social Security of Patchwork-Workers in a De-territorialized Labour Market in the EU: New Patterns of Work and Mobility regarding the Cultural Industries considered in the Light of EU Law
• The influence of education on cross-border regional identity in the Meuse-Rhine Euroregion
Schaper, Marcel Assistant Professor UM/FL  
Schmeets, Hans Professor UM/CBS Social Statistics
• The onward migration of asylum migrants in the Netherlands
• 'Communication in multilingual workplaces in the Euroregion'
Schoenmaekers, Sarah Assistant Professor UM/FL  
Siegel, Melissa Professor UM/MSoG Migration Studies
• Understanding the decision of international migrants to stay or leave the Euroregion
Souza de Man, Fernando Assistant Professor UM/FL Transnational research
Unfried, Martin 'Ontgrenzer', senior researcher UM/FL • Grensoverschrijdende stages in de Euregio Maas Rijn
• ITEM Cross-Border Impact Assessment
Vankova, Zvezda Researcher UM/FL  
van de Ven, Kerstin

Lecturer

UM/FL Transnational and European legal estate planning
Vink, Maarten Professor UM/FASoS Immigration issues
• The onward migration of asylum migrants in the Netherlands
de Vries, Folkert Reseacher UM/FL • The influence of education on cross-border regional identity in the Meuse-Rhine Euroregion
Weerepas, Marjon Professor Fiscal Aspects of Cross-border Labour UM/FL Social security and tax
• Qualification problems: between social security and supplementary pension
• Cross-Border Liability in Subcontracting Chains
Zimmermann, Katja PhD-candidate UM/FL • Towards a legal framework for the registration of land in Europe

Supporting staff

Name Function Organisation
Derksen, Monique Secretary UM/FL
Derix, Ton Informatiemanager & IT-architectuur UM/FL
Dreessen, Franka Communication officer UM/FL
Eurlings, Veronique Coordinator UM/FL
de Groot, Jacqueline Advisor external affairs UM/FL
Huizing, Matthijs Advisor external affairs UM/FL
Kramer, Inez Secretary UM/FL
Mertens, Pim Scientific coordinator UM/FL
ter Vrugt, Peggy Student assistant UM/FL