Marieke Heers


Head of group DAS

+41 (0)21 692 37 19

Languages: German, English, French, Dutch


Marieke Heers has a PhD in the Economics of Education from Maastricht University (2014) and was a post-doctoral researcher at the French Institute for Demographic Studies (INED) in Paris. In 2015, Marieke joined FORS as a Senior Researcher in the group Data Management Services (DMS). Since November 2023, Marieke is the Head of the group Data Archive Services (DAS).


Marieke has specialised in managing and archiving social science research data. She is an expert in open data and the requirements for sharing sensitive data while respecting the legal conditions. Marieke also conducts research on education and migration.