Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences and Solvay Business School

Postal address

Political Science

Postal address
Pleinlaan 2
Phone: +32-2-6292027


Vivien Sierens is a PhD student in Political Sciences. His research interests include party membership, intra-party democracy and multilevel governance. He recently published in Parliamentary Affairs and European Political Science. In 2017, he received the ABSP best PhD paper Prize for his paper "Always look on the bright side of life" that investigates the relationship between intra-party democracy and membership recruitment. He is currently also Teaching Assistant at ULB.

He previously studied Business Management at VUB and European Administration at College of Europe. 

Research output

  1. Minder lokale mandatarissen in Brussel? Scenario’s en impact

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

  2. Prompting Legislative Agreement and Loyalty: What Role for Intra-Party Democracy?

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

  3. Besturen in Brussel: Lokale besturen

    Research output: Book/ReportOther reportResearch

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  1. Best Paper Prize from ABSP 2017

    Prize: National/international honour

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