Since April 2020, dr Mendeltje van Keulen, professor at Research Group Changing Role of Europe research group has been part-time guest researcher at the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Directorate Research and International policy-evaluation.

In this capacity she carries out research and advises on modalities of effective governmental coordination of the country’s position feeding into EU policy-making as well as the implications of EU legislation for domestic actors and policies. Her work enhances CREU’s cooperation with the professional field and contributes to capacity-building in a policy area that is evidently crucial for interacting with the EU.