Sebastiaan Princen is Associate Professor in the field of governance and policymaking in the European Union. He teaches courses on public law and (European) governance in USG’s bachelor’s and executive master programmes.

His research focuses on issues of international and European governance, more specifically policy-making in the European Union. In recent years he has published extensively on processes of agenda-setting in the EU. His current research deals with the role of policy paradigms in the EU, and the implementation of EU policies. Within the Horizon 2020 project InDivEU (Integrating Diversity in the European Union), he coordinated a study on the differentiated implementation of EU law. In addition, Sebastiaan has participated in studies on the Europeanisation of the Dutch civil service, the role of interest groups in the EU, and cross-border cooperation between governmental organizations.