Advisory Board

The members of our advisory board are representatives from academia and practice, who provide us with advice on particular questions and with whom we jointly promote projects.

  • Susanne is referent for legal advice/legal policy at the DIJuF e.V (German Institute for Youth Human Services and Family Law). She predominantly focuses on refugee law and unaccompinied minors. Initially she worked as a lawyer in Essen and was mainly concerned with asylum and migration law. As a visiting lecturer at the University of Cologne she gave a “Practical introduction into asylum and migration law” and worked as a referent in the field for numerous organisations.

    Susanne Achterfeld

  • Carsten is an attorney specialized in criminal and administrative law. Since 2013 he has been working with the European Center for Constitutional Rights (ECCHR) on several different cases related to human rights violations at EU external borders. Furthermore, he was a board member of the national executive committee of the Republican Attorneys’ Association (RAV) in Germany and was executive director until 2013.

    Carsten Gericke

  • Tino is Senior Research Fellow at Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy where he works on a project on migration, integration and exclusion. Before that he has worked inter alia for the Swiss Refugee Council (OSAR) and for UNHCR. He is teaching Refugee and Human Rights Law as well as European and European Asylum Law different universities in Germany and Switzerland. He has published mainly on German, Swiss and the European Asylum Law with a focus on the Dublin system.

    Dr. Constantin Hruschka

  • Anna is Co-Director of the Center for Intercultural and European Studies (CINTEUS) of the Univ. Fulda. Before becoming a Professor she worked i.a. at the German Federal Constitutional Court. She is teaching and has published and given opinions i.a. in the fields of Constitutional Law, Environmental, Social and Migration Law. Her focus is on the Common European Asylum System and Human Rights.

    Prof. Dr. Anna Lübbe

  • Violeta is Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Law, Founder of the Immigration Law programme, and inaugural Co-Director of the Centre for European and International Legal Affairs (CEILA) at Queen Mary University of London. She is also Project Lead of the Search and Rescue Observatory for the Mediterranean (SAROBMED).

    Dr. Violeta Moreno-Lax

  • Itamar is a senior lecturer at the University of Haifa, Faculty of Law, where he teaches international law, refugee and migration law, environmental law, and national security law. He is also an experienced human rights lawyer, currently serving as a legal advisor for the Global Legal Action Network (GLAN). His recent book, Humanity at Sea: Maritime Migration and the Foundations of Human Rights was published by Cambridge University Press in 2016.

    Dr. Itamar Mann

  • Nora is Professor for Public International Law and International Human Rights Protection at the University of Münster. She has published extensively on Refugee law, Human rights law, International criminal law as well as Constitutional law, Comparative constitutionalism and Law and gender.

    Prof. Dr. Nora Markard

  • Michael is a presiding Judge at Kassel Administrative Court (retired) As presiding judge at the adminstrative court he has mainly been occupied with the law of asylum and residence. He is involved in the education at the Refugee Law Clinic in Göttingen as well as in the further training of refugee counsels in Kassel.

    Dr. Michael Müller-Schwefe

  • Efthalia Pappa is working in the Synodical Committee of the Inter-Orthodox and Inter-Christian Relations of the Church of Greece. Her duties include, among others, the monitoring of the refugee situation in Greece on. She is vice moderator of CCME. From January 1994 until June 2017, Efthalia has been heading the Ecumenical Refugee Program (ERP) of the Orthodox Church of Greece. From the beginning of 2011 until December 2017 she was appointed as project Coordinator of 6 annual “family reunification” programs.

    Efthalia Pappa

  • Hannah is attorney at Braun & Zwetkow Attorneys at Law in Leipzig, Area: Administrative Law, Procurement Law She has published mainly in the fields of family reunification in German and European asylum and migration law. Together with Carsten Hörich she set up the Refugee Law Clinic in Halle (“Praxisprojekt Migrationsrecht”).

    Dr. Hannah Tewocht

  • Carsten was an idependent lecturer for migration law and visiting lecturer at the Faculty of Law of Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg. His acadamic focus was in the field of refugee and migration law, he was especially concerned with deportations in the European context. Together with Hannah Tewocht he set up the Refugee Law Clinic in Halle (“Praxisprojekt Migrationsrecht”). We miss you!

    Dr. Carsten Hörich (1981-2018)

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