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, border controls;

- Citizenship, social integration, nationality law;

- Domestic and supranational policy debates.


European Constitutional Law:

- Constitutionalism beyond the state;

- Human rights in Europe (the Charter, the ECHR and national constitutions);

- 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 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



  • Member of the Advisory Committee on the Mobility of Researchers with the (German) Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (since 2016): 
  • Expert Partner of the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees, the German member of the European Migration Network EMN (since 2011):




  • Member of the Editorial Board of the European Law Journal (from 2006 until 2016):