Prof. dr. A.W.M. (André) Gerrits

  • Professor of International Studies and Global Politics
  • Chair MA International Relations (European Union Studies; International Studies)
  • Chair BA International Studies, The Hague
  • Ideas in world politics
  • Russian domestic and international politics
  • EU external relations

Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 2949
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Institute for History, History and International Studies
Office Address: Johan Huizingagebouw
Doelensteeg 16
2311 VL Leiden
Room number 0.19b


André Gerrits is Professor of International Studies and Global Politics, and Chair of the MA International Relations (European Union Studies / International Studies) and the BA International Studies, based in The Hague. Previously, he held the chair in Russian History and Politics at Leiden University and the Jean Monnet Chair in European Studies at the University of Amsterdam. Gerrits was also a Senior Research Fellow at the Netherlands Institute of International Studies Clingendael.

He has published multiple articles, edited several collections, and wrote various books on these and related topics. He conducted several research projects financed and / or commissioned by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the European Commission.

Fields of interest

Gerrits’ main fields of interest include ideas in world politics, Russian domestic and international politics, and EU external relations.

PDF: Solidarity and the European Union - Annotated Version

Publication highlights

Book: André Gerrits - Nationalism in Europe Since 1945. Palgrave, 2015.

Last Modified: 10-12-2015