Dr. Ton van den Brink

Associate professor in European Union Law at the Europa Institute of Utrecht University, responsible for the daily management of the Europa Institute. Ton teaches various courses in European institutional law in the master's program European law and at Utrecht University College. His research focuses on topics of European constitutional law and national dimensions of the European integration process. Ton has led various research and training projects and has been visiting fellow in numerous European institutions.


  • ‘Substantiating Subsidiarity. The Interpretation and Meaning of the Principle after Lisbon’, in: M. Trybus en L. Rubini (eds.), The Future of European Law after Lisbon (Birmingham: Edward Elger Publishers 2011)
  •  'Fit for all practical purposes? Constitutionalism as a legitimizing strategy for the European Union', in:  Frishman, M. and Muller, S. (eds.),  The Dynamics of Constitutionalism in the Age of Globalisation (The Hague: Hague Academic Press 2010) p. 125-144.
  •  'Processes of transnationalization of administrative values: Regulation and transparency in the EU’ (with F.A.N.J. Goudappel), in: G. Anthony, J.-B. Auby, J. Morison en T. Zwart (eds.), Values in Global Administrative Law (Oxford: Hart Publishing 2011).