Tjahja, Nadia

PhD Fellow

  • Nadia Tjahja
    Potterierei 72, 8000 Bruges, Belgium

    Research Interests

    • Internet
    • Internet and communication policy and governance
    • Systems thinking


    • MA, European Interdisciplinary Studies, majoring in “The EU as a Global Actor”, College of Europe in Natolin (Poland)
    • BA, Communication Studies, Vesalius College (Belgium)
    • CertHE in Law, University of Essex (United Kingdom)

    Biographical Statement

    Nadia Tjahja is a PhD Fellow at UNU-CRIS and the VUB, working on the project “The contribution of global and regional multistakeholder mechanisms in improving global governance (GREMLIN)”, which is a collaboration between UNU-CRIS, VUB and the Centre for EU Studies at Ghent University. She is supervised by Prof. Dr. Jamal Shahin (Universiteit van Amsterdam; Brussels School of Governance).

    Previously, she was the CEO of Sunium, an organisation which facilitates multistakeholder discussions with systems thinking methodologies. Sunium also designs and organises courses in systems modelling and engages in research, where Nadia’s areas of engagement were Internet Governance; Sustainability; and Peace and Security.

    She holds a Masters degree in European Interdisciplinary Studies from the College of Europe in Natolin where she specialised in information warfare and the information disorder.

    Her PhD research will focus on the legitimacy of multistakeholderism in Internet Governance.