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Dr. Jean-Baptiste Farcy

Teaching Assistant

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  • Email jeanbaptiste.farcy[@]
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Dr. Jean-Baptiste Farcy's Bio

Jean-Baptiste Farcy is a Teaching Assistant for the Migration Law Research Group. He assists and coordinates the content and execution of the Human Rights and Migration Law Clinic acting as a coordinator between the clinic students and ECRE (the European Council on Refugees and Exiles).

Before joining our Migration Law Research Group, Jean-Baptiste completed his PhD at UCLouvain (Belgium). In December 2020, he successfully defended his doctoral dissertation on the EU labour immigration policy under the supervision of Prof. Sylvie Sarolea and Prof. Jean-Yves Carlier. Today, in addition to his position in our research centre, he is a practising lawyer and an EU policy advisor at Fragomen, an international immigration services firm in Brussels, as well as scientific collaborator at UCLouvain.

Jean-Baptiste’s research interests are situated in the field of EU law and immigration law, with particular attention for labour immigration. He has published various articles on the EU labour immigration policy, the principle of equality in immigration law as well as the status of non-removable migrants.

Dr. Jean-Baptiste Farcy's Publications

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Dr. Jean-Baptiste Farcy's Professional positions

  • Fragomen  (EU Advisory Lawyer, November 2021 onwards)
  • Coteaux Avocats Associés (Lawyer, January 2021 – November 2021)
  • Université catholique de Louvain (Doctoral Researcher (PhD), October 2016 – December 2020)
  • University of Ottawa (Visiting Researcher, February 2019 – June 2019)
  • Université catholique de Louvain (Research Assistant in Immigration Law, April 2016 – September 2016)
  • Odysseus Academic Network for Legal Studies on Immigration and Asylum in Europe (Graduate Trainee, September 2015 – March 2016)

Dr. Jean-Baptiste Farcy's Education

University Degrees

  • Université catholique de Louvain (Doctor of Laws – PhD, Immigration Law, 2016-2020)
  • SOAS University of London (Master of Laws – LLM, International Law and Legal Studies, 2014-2015)
  • Université catholique de Louvain (Master’s degree, Law, 2012-2014)
  • Université de Montréal (Exchange Program, Law, 2013)
  • Université Saint-Louis (Bachelor of Law – LLB, Law, 2009-2012)

Dr. Jean-Baptiste Farcy's Sideline Activities / Memberships

  • Member of the Brussels Bar
  • Scientific Collaborator at the Université catholique de Louvain
Dr. Jean-Baptiste Farcy's work details
  • Contact Hours: On appointment
  • Visiting Address: Paddenhoek 5, 3rd Floor, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
  • Postal Address: Ghent University, Campus Aula, Human Rights Centre, Universiteitstraat 4, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Dr. Jean-Baptiste Farcy's expertise
  • Migrant and refugee rights


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