Kurt Vandaele

Senior Researcher


Kurt Vandaele gained a Master’s degree in Political Science (2000) and a Ph.D. in Political and Social Sciences (2004) at Ghent University. Prior to joining the ETUI in December 2007, he had a postdoctoral fellowship (2004-2007) at the Department of Political Science at Ghent University.

Areas of activity

Trade union renewal, trade union density, youth, gig economy, strikes map, collective bargaining, transatlantic relations.

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Benchmarking Working Europe 2020

→ www.benchmarking2020.eu A virus is haunting Europe. And it could strike again. This year’s 20th anniversary issue of our flagship... Find out more

Unwilful ignorance: attitudes to trade unions among Deliveroo riders in Belgium

This policy brief shows that only a small minority of Deliveroo riders in Belgium, who are predominantly male, young and students, hold... Find out more

Collective bargaining in Europe: towards an endgame. Volume I, II, III and IV

This collection of four volumes charts the development of collective bargaining since the year 2000 in the 28 EU Member States. These four... Find out more

Bleak prospects: mapping trade union membership in Europe since 2000

This report details shifts in trade union membership and density in 32 European countries since 2000, with a particular focus on the age... Find out more