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Research interests

Caia is lecturer and researcher with the Department of Public Law & Governance. She teaches different courses relating to fundamental rights, migration law and constitutional law. 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:

  • 660133-M-6 Verdiepend staats- en bestuursrecht
  • 600350-M-6 Migratierecht

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
  • Migration

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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

The state of statelessness research: 5 years later

Recalde-Vela, M. J., Jaghai-Bajulaiye, S. & Vlieks, C., 2 Jul 2019, In : Tilburg Law Review: Journal on international and comparative law. 24, 2, p. 139-141 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Open Access
case law
European Law

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

Activities 2011 2019

World Conference on Statelessness

Caia Vlieks (Contributor)
26 Jun 201928 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conferenceScientific


Caia Vlieks (Speaker)
9 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkProfessional

Masterclass Outreaching - Solving Statelessness

C. Vlieks (Speaker)
13 Mar 2018

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

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

Prizes / Recognition

Research Schools
In Situ
University Research
In Situ
human rights