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Jan Melissen

Associate Professor/guest

Dr. J. Melissen
+31 70 800 9506

Jan Melissen is a Senior Fellow International Relations and Diplomacy at ISGA. He is lecturing Diplomacy Theory and Practice and Diplomacy and Communication in the Master of Science International Relations and Diplomacy (MIRD).

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an Melissen is a Senior Fellow at ISGA, Research Fellow at the Netherlands Institute of International Relations ‘Clingendael’ in The Hague, and Professor of Diplomacy at the University of Antwerp (Belgium).  He is a non-resident Faculty Fellow with the Centre for Public Diplomacy at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles (USA), and a Senior Research Fellow with the Charhar Institute in Beijing (China). Jan Melissen is founding co-editor of The Hague Journal of Diplomacy, the premier international journal on the study of diplomacy, and series editor of the Brill Diplomatic Studies series.

Jan held various management positions at the Clingendael Institute (2001-12), including Director of Training and Director of Research, and he was previously Director of the Centre for the Study of Diplomacy at the University of Leicester (UK). He was a visiting professor at China’s Foreign Affairs University and the Korea Institute of International Economic Policy (KIEP).

His two latest co-edited paperbacks are Rethinking International Institutions (2016) and Understanding Public Diplomacy in East Asia (2015). His other books after 2010 are: Public Diplomacy in Europe (2013), Consular Affairs and Diplomacy (2011), Economic Diplomacy (2011), and Public Diplomacy and Soft Power in East Asia (2011). After 2010 he contributed peer-reviewed articles to: China International Strategy Review, European Foreign Affairs Review, Global Affairs, Global Policy (2x) and International Politics Quarterly.


Associate Professor/guest

  • Faculty Governance and Global Affairs
  • Institute of Security and Global Affairs

Work address

Turfmarkt 99
2511 DP The Hague



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