Universiteit Van Amsterdam


The University of Amsterdam is one of the world’s intellectual hubs. A university with a leading international reputation, it is firmly rooted in the city of Amsterdam. With five thousand staff members, thirty thousand students and a hundred different nationalities, the UvA is connected to thousands of researchers and hundreds of public and private institutions in the Netherlands and around the world. It has an international outlook, fitting in with Amsterdam’s character and history as an independent, innovative and engaged city.


Jeroen Doomernik

Jeroen Doomernik

Jeroen Doomernik is a lecturer at the Department for Political Science at UvA. Migration and its consequences has always been at the centre of Jeroen Doomernik research interests; when he studied cultural anthropology (MA in 1986), did a PhD in human geography (1986-1991), was a post-doc at the Free University in Berlin (1992-1995), worked as senior policy maker at the Dutch Ministry of the Interior (2000), was a fellow at the Transatlantic Academy in Washington D.C. (2008/2009), and presently as researcher with the Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies(IMES)(1995 - present) and lecturer (2000 - present) at the Department of Political Science

Vincenzo Gomes

Vincenzo Gomes holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a Master’s degree in International Relations, both from the University of Amsterdam. After he finished his Master’s thesis on the multilevel governance and the protection of female asylum-seekers in reception facilities in Italy and the Netherlands, he started as a research associate at the University of Amsterdam.