Profile Marijn Janssen lectures the courses  ‘Design of Innovative ICT-Infrastructures and services', 'Business Processes Management and Technology" at Delft University of Technology. He is teaching the module ‘business process & technology’ at the MBA Business & IT of Nyenrode Business University. Furthermore he is coures manager of “Information Management & Design” Teaching Module 3 - information management - in the Master of Public Information Management (MPIM) of the Erasmus University, Rotterdam. He initiated a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in the field of ‘open government’ which attracted over 3500 subscribers.

Marijn Janssen is co-editor-in-chief of Government Information Quarterly (GIQ), associate editor of International Journal of E-business Research (IJEBR), international Journal of E-Government Research (IJEGR), Decision Support Systems (DSS) and on the editorial board of Information Systems Frontiers (ISF), Transforming Government: People, Process & Policy (TGPPP) and Information Polity (IP).

He  is co-chair at the E-government open data and datafication minitrack (and in the past of the interoperability infrastructure and e-policy, governance and law track) of the HICSS conference, was the organizing chair of ICEC04,  IFIP EGOV2011 and IFIP I3E2015 held in Delft, and is programme chair of the IFIP I3E2016 conference and conference chair of the annual IFIP EGOV conferences series since 2009. He is also track chair of the e-government track at AMCIS and serves on several programme committees of conferences.

As a full professor he is involved in society oriented technology foresight studies at The Netherlands Study Centre for Technology Trends (STT). This institute was established in 1968 by The Netherlands Royal Instititute of Engineers (KIVI). STT is an independent non-profit foundation, funded by financial contributions from the Dutch government and industry and science (

He conducted and managed a large number of projects including agent-based modelling of a transportation market, simulation and visualization of a component-based system, quantitative and qualitative modelling and development of shared services, business process modelling and simulation to reduce red tape, and simulation gaming for improving coordination and innovating services. Marijn Janssen was involved in the NWO Agile project (Advanced Governance of Information services through Legal Engineering) and is Principal Investigator of the NWO Just project (JUridical and context-aware Sharing of informaTion for ensuring compliance) which aims at developing context-dependent information sharing mechanisms by taking into account the legislation.

He was involved in EU funded projects in the past aimed at developing e-government community (FP7 EGovRTD2020 and FP7 eGovPoliNet project) and in the FP7 Engage project which developed an open data infrastructures, incorporating distributed and diverse public sector information (PSI) resources, capable of supporting scientific collaboration and research, particularly for the Social Science and Humanities (SSH) scientific communities, while also empowering the deployment of open governmental data towards citizen. Currently he is involved in the H2020 OpenGovIntelligence project which aims at the automation of the statistical analysis of open data. He is also involved in the H2020 VRE4EIC (A Europe-wide Interoperable Virtual Research Environment to Empower Multidisciplinary Research Communities and Accelerate Innovation and Collaboration) project which improved information sharing among researchers by taking privacy, security and trust issues into account.

Dr. Janssen acts as the leading Expert for the European Union in the revision of European Interoperability Framework (EIF) related to the opening of data and data sharing.

Marijn Janssen supervised 8 PhDs who completed their thesis successfully and is supervising 7 PhD students. In his career he received 13 awards for best papers at conferences and in journals. He was ranked as one of the leading e-government researchers  in a survey in 2009, 2014, and 2016 and published over 350 refereed publications.


  • Application integration (2000)
  • Component-based architecture for the Dutch Municipalities (2002)
  • Trendwatch e-government (2002)
  • Service-Oriented Business Integration (SOBI) (2003)
  • Towards a Service-Oriented architecture for Delft Municipality (2003-2004)
  • Implementing Shared Service Centers in Public Administration (2004)
  • Madonna: Hospital of the future (2004)
  • Frux: Freeband User Experience (2005-2006)
  • Cross-Agency accountability (2003-2007)
  • eForm generator (2005-2006)
  • Orchestration architecture Alkmaar (2006)
  • FP7 EGOVRTD2020 (2006-2007)
  • Generic Mid-office and orchestration architecture for Municipalities Delft and Alpen a/d Rijn (2007)
  • B-dossier (2007, 2008-2009)
  • Kanalen in Balans (2007-2009)
  • Orchestratie van ketenprocessen (2007-2008)
  • NWO AGILE - Advanced Governance of Information services through Legal Engineering (2008-2012)
  • ‘Ist’ – Law making processes (2009-2010)
  • Public value management (2010-2011)
  • Kennisborging SBR (2010-2015)
  • FP7 EU Engage (2011-2014)
  • FP7 EU eGovPolinet (2011-2014) 
  • NWO JUST - JUridical and context-aware Sharing of informaTion for ensuring compliance;  (2014-)
  • EU EIF – lead expert in the revision of the European Interoperability Framework (EIF) (2015-2016).
  • H2020 OpenGovIntelligence, abou the opening and use of statistical linked data, data cubes (2015-)
  • H2020 VRE4EIC, Europe-wide Interoperable Virtual Research Environment to Empower Multidisciplinary Research Communities and Accelerate Innovation and Collaboration, (2015-)

Marijn Janssen


Engineering Systems and Services

Information and Communication Technology

Ellen Schwencke-Karlas

Research interests:
ICT & Governance
Digital Government