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Caia Vlieks, LLM

  • Prof. Cobbenhagenlaan 221, Montesquieu Building, room M 410

    5037 DE Tilburg


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Research interests

Caia is lecturer and researcher with the Department for Public Law, Jurisprudence and Legal History. She teaches different courses relating to fundamental rights, constitutional law and jurisprudence. Her research concerns the issue of statelessness. More specifically, she studies European legal instruments that could contribute to preventing and solving statelessness in light of the changing conceptions of nationality and citizenship, and the (international) right to a nationality.

Caia studied at Tilburg University, where she obtained the LLM International and European Public Law and the LLM Research Master in Law cum laude.


Caia Vlieks teaches the following subjects:

  • 620225-B-6 Grondrechten
  • 660453-B-6 Inleiding rechtswetenschap
  • 660133-M-6 Verdiepend staats- en bestuursrecht
  • 600971-B-6 Academisch juridisch denken (deel B)

Current courses

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External positions

Associate Tutor (Refugee Law Initiative, School of Advanced Study, University of London)

5 Mar 2018 → …

Individual Member (European Network on Statelessness)

1 Sep 2014 → …


  • Fundamental Rights
  • Human Rights
  • Constitutional Law
  • Citizenship
  • Nationality
  • Statelessness

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Research Output 2012 2019

Remkes en de rechtsstaat #7: Democratisch burgerschap en onderwijs

Vlieks, C. & Zoontjens, P., 13 Feb 2019

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/siteOther research output

Open Access

Geen (recht op) nationaliteit: De relevantie van artikel 8 EVRM bij de beperking van staatloosheid in Europa

Vlieks, C., Sep 2018, In : Nederlands Tijdschrift voor de Mensenrechten. 43, 3, p. 375-391 17 p., 26.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Learning from naturalisation debates: The right to an appropriate citizenship at birth

Swider, K. & Vlieks, C., Sep 2018, Debating transformations of national citizenship. Bauböck, R. (ed.). SpringerOpen, p. 149-152 4 p. (IMISCOE Research Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Open Access

Noot bij EHRM, 26 April 2018, 63311/14 (Hoti t. Kroatië)

Vlieks, C., 12 Aug 2018, No. ECLI:CE:ECHR:2018:0426JUD006331114 , Apr 26, 2018. (European Human Rights Cases)

Research output: Memorandum/expositionCase noteProfessional

#LockedInLimbo - Ook Nederland kan de detentie van staatlozen stoppen

van Dael, M. & Vlieks, C., 18 May 2017,

Research output: Other contributionOther research output

Open Access

Activities 2011 2019

Symposium STAI - Human Rights: The Protector of Refugees?

Caia Vlieks (Speaker)
16 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkProfessional

PhD Workshop on Citizenship and Statelessness

Sangita Jaghai-Bajulaiye (Organiser), Caia Vlieks (Organiser), Maria Jose Recalde Vela (Organiser)
29 Oct 20181 Nov 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a workshop, seminar, course etc.Scientific

Masterclass Outreaching - Solving Statelessness

C. Vlieks (Speaker)
13 Mar 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkProfessional

Working together to address statelessness in Europe

Caia Vlieks (Participant)
8 Oct 201810 Oct 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conferenceProfessional

NNHRR Toogdag 2018

C. Vlieks (Participant)
22 Jun 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conferenceScientific

Prizes / Recognition

Research Schools
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