Caia Vlieks





Caia Vlieks is a doctoral candidate at Tilburg University, the Netherlands. Her research concerns the issue of statelessness in Europe and focuses on European legal instruments that can contribute to preventing and solving statelessness in light of the changing conceptions of nationality and citizenship, and the right to a nationality.

Caia has considerable experience in teaching statelessness and fundamental rights, and has published different articles and papers on the issue of statelessness. She was (co-)managing editor of the Statelessness Working Paper Series hosted by the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion until September 2017 and is a member of the European Network on Statelessness.

Caia holds an LLM in international and European law (cum laude) and an LLM in legal research (cum laude) from Tilburg University.