Institutional Affiliation

Daniel Thym is...

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


  • Member of the Managing Board of the Centre for Cultural Studies (ZKF) at the University of Konstanz (since 2019)


  • Spokesperson of the Konstanz Branch of the ‘Research Institute Social Cohesion’ (RISC), funded by the Federal Ministry for Research (since 2020)


  • Vice-Chairperson of the German Expert Council on Integration and Migration 
    (since 2019, member since 2016)

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

  • Principal Investigator (PI) of the Cluster of Excellence ‘The Politics of Inequality: Perceptions, Participation and Policies’ (since 2020)

  • Principal Investigator (PI) of the Cluster of Excellence 'Cultural Foundations of Social Integration' (2012-19)


  • Member of the Editorial Board of the "Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht und Ausländerpolitik" (since 2012)

  • Member of the Management Board of the European Papers – Carnets européens – Cuadernos Europeos – Quaderni europei (since 2020).


  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Journal “European Law Open” (since 2022)

  • Member of the Editorial Board of the European Law Journal (from 2006 until 2019)

  • Vice Chair 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)

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

  • Founding Postdoc and Academic Coordinator of the Doctoral Programme ‘Constitutionalism Beyond the State: European Experiences and Global Perspectives’ (GRAKOV)
    at Humboldt-University in Berlin (2006-2008)

  • (Senior) Research Assistant at the Walter Hallstein-Institute for European Constitutional Law (WHI)
    at Humboldt-University in Berlin (1999-2009)