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Adina Akbik

Senior Assistant Professor

Dr. A. Akbik
+31 70 800 9500

Adina Akbik is Senior Assistant Professor of European Politics at the Institute of Political Science.

More information about Adina Akbik

Adina Akbik is Senior Assistant Professor of European Politics at the Institute of Political Science. Her research focuses on European Union (EU) governance from both a political science and a public administration perspective. Her recent work examines the enforcement powers of EU agencies, political accountability through the European Parliament, and drivers of behaviour within EU institutions more generally.

In 2023, Adina was awarded an ERC Starting Grant for a project studying the role of cultural stereotypes in EU governance. EUROTYPES will run from 2024 to 2028.

Before joining Leiden University in 2021, Adina worked as a postdoc at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. She defended her PhD in Political Science at the Central European University in Budapest in 2016.

Her work has been published in the Comparative Political Studies, Regulation & Governance, the Journal of European Public Policy, the European Journal of Political Research, West European Politics, the Journal of Common Market Studies, Comparative European Politics, and the Journal of European Integration among others. In January 2022, her monograph ‘The European Parliament as an Accountability Forum: Overseeing the Economic and Monetary Union’ was published by Cambridge University Press.

You can follow Adina on Twitter: @MaricutAkbik

Personal website: https://www.adinaakbik.eu/

› Curriculum vitae Adina Akbik

Adina is available to supervise PhD students and invites PhD candidates to send research proposals in the areas of:

  • EU institutions and decision-making
  • Cultural stereotypes in EU governance
  • Political accountability and parliamentary scrutiny
  • The Economic and Monetary Union
  • EU Migration and Internal Security


Senior Assistant Professor

  • Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
  • Instituut Politieke Wetenschap

Work address

Turfmarkt 99
2511 DP The Hague
Room number 6.11


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