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Jan Van Laer

Teaching Assistant

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Jan Van Laer's Bio

Jan Van Laer works as a legal advisor at Unia, the Interfederal Cente for Equal Opportunities, and is also a teaching assistant in the course ‘Law and Society’. Jan first obtained a bachelor and master degree in Criminological Sciences at the KULeuven (2013). Afterwards he studied law at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (2016).

After his studies, Jan was a lawyer for four years, mainly handling cases in immigration law and criminal law. In August 2020, he joined Unia, where he mainly deals with the criminal aspects of discrimination law.

Jan Van Laer's Publications

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Jan Van Laer's Professional positions

  • Teaching assistant, Ghent University (Oct 2021 – ongoing)
  • Legal advisor, Unia (Aug 2020-ongoing)
  • Lawyer (immigration law, criminal law), Progress Lawyers Network Antwerp (Sept 2016- Aug 2020)

Jan Van Laer's Education

University Degrees

  • Master in Laws, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (2016)
  • Bachelor and master in Criminological Sciences, KULeuven (2013)

Jan Van Laer's Sideline activities / Memberships

  • Member AV Liga voor Mensenrechten
Jan Van Laer's work details
  • Contact Hours: On appointment
  • Visiting Address: Paddenhoek 5, 3d Floor, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
  • Postal Address: Ghent University, Campus Aula, Human Rights Centre, Universiteitstraat 4, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
  • Working hours: Thursday morning
Jan Van Laer's expertise
  • Migrant and refugee rights


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