Chair of Public, European 
and International Law

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Chair Holder

Prof. Dr. Daniel Thym, LL.M.

Curriculum Vitae


List of Publications

Focus of Academic Interest

  • Migration Law at the German, European and International Level:

- Immigration, asylum and border controls;

- Social integration & nationality law;

- Citizenship & cosmopolitanism.

  • European Constitutional Law:

- Human rights protection (interaction between the Charter, the ECHR and national constitutions);

- Constitutionalism beyond the state;

- Foreign Affairs.


Institutional Affilliation


Director of the Research Centre Immigration & Asylum Law (since 2010): 

Principal Investigator (PI) of the Center of Excellence 'Cultural Foundations of Social Integration' (since 2012): Exzellenzkluster

Member of the Editorial Board of the European Law Journal (since 2006):   


Member of the Editorial Board of the Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht (since 2012): 

German Member of the Odysseus Network for Legal Experts on Immigration and Asylum in Europe (since 2011): Odysseus Network



Member of the German Expert Council on Integration and Migration (since 2016):  


German Member of the European Constitutional Law Network ECLN (since 2011): ECLN

Expert Partner of the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees, the German member of the European Migration Network EMN (since 2011):


Senior Fellow of the Walter-Hallstein-Institute for European Constitutional Law at Humboldt-University in Berlin (collaboration since 1996):