Prof. Dr. Jo Ritzen

Professorial fellow

Research group(s):
3. Economic Development, Innovation, Governance and Institutions
5. Innovation Systems Indicators and Policy
8. Population, Development and Labour Economics

Jo Ritzen is professorial fellow in the International Economics of Science, Technology and Higher Education at UNU-MERIT and the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance.

He was previously Dutch Minister for Education and Science, then President of Maastricht University, and is now the driving force behind ‘Empower European Universities’ (EEU), an NGO which aims to ramp up innovation and internationalisation at universities and research institutes across Europe.




Selected publications by Jo Ritzen