Jo Ritzen

Professorial Fellow

Profile
  • Jo Ritzen
    INSTITUTE:
    UNU-MERIT
    OFFICE:
    Keizer Karelplein 19, 6211 TC Maastricht, The Netherlands
    E-MAIL:
    Ritzen@merit.unu.edu
    PHONE:
    +31 (0)43 3884439
    NATIONALITY:
    Netherlands

    Biographical Statement

    Jo Ritzen is professorial fellow of International Economics of Science, Technology and Higher Education at the UNU Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT) and Maastricht Graduate School of Governance. He was previously Dutch Minister for Education and Science, then President of Maastricht University, and is now the driving force behind ‘Empower European Universities’ (EEU), an NGO which aims to ramp up innovation and internationalization at universities and research institutes across Europe.