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SHORT BIO

Johan Vande Lanotte is professor of constitutional law at Ghent University. He serves as director of the Human Rights Centre. He teaches constitutional law in the bachelor and master years and supervises several masters theses.

He obtained his PhD in Law at Ghent University in 1986, focusing on decentralization. He is the author of several renowned handbooks on Belgian public law and international human rights.

Johan Vande Lanotte is Minister of State and Member of the Belgian Chamber of Representatives.

WORK DETAILS

ACADEMIC TITLE Prof. Dr.

FIRST NAME AND LAST NAME Johan Vande Lanotte

POSITION Professor of Constitutional Law

EMAIL Johan.VandeLanotte[@]UGent.be

TELEPHONE +32 (0)9 264 69 74

FAX +32 (0)9 264 69 95

SECRETARIAT +32 (0)9 264 68 18

CONTACT HOURS On appointment

VISITING ADDRESS Paddenhoek 5, 2nd floor, 9000 Ghent, Belgium

POSTAL ADDRESS Ghent University, Campus Aula, Constitutional Law & Human Rights Centre, Universiteitstraat 4, 9000 Ghent, Belgium

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

  • Professor of constitutional law and human rights, Department of Constitutional Law and Human Rights Centre (1991 – ongoing)
  • Member of the Belgian Chamber of Representatives
  • Council Member, city of Ostend

EDUCATION

University Degrees

  • PhD in law, Ghent University, 1986
  • Master of Laws in Law, Ghent University, 1981
  • Master in Political and Social Sciences, University of Antwerp, 1978

TEACHING

  • Introduction to Belgian Public Law, Ghent University
  • Basic Principles of the Belgian State Model, Ghent University
  • Advanced study of Constitutional Law, Ghent University

SCIENTIFIC HONORS, AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS/GRANTS

  • Award for best doctoral thesis by the Tijdschrift voor Bestuurswetenschappen, 1986

SIDELINE ACTIVITIES/MEMBERSHIPS

  • Minister of State
  • Director of the Human Rights Centre, Ghent University (2004-onwards)

EXPERTISE

  • Belgian constitutional law
  • Human rights law

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • J. DUJARDIN , J. VANDE LANOTTE, J. GOOSSENS and G. GOEDERTIER, Basisbegrippen publiekrecht, Brugge, die Keure, 2014
  • J. VANDE LANOTTE, G. GOEDERTIER, Y. HAECK, J. GOOSSENS and T. DE PELSMAEKER, Basiskenmerken van de Belgische staatsstructuur, Brugge, die Keure, 2015
  • J. VANDE LANOTTE, G. GOEDERTIER, Y. HAECK, J. GOOSSENS and T. DE PELSMAEKER, Inleiding tot het Belgisch publiekrecht, Brugge, die Keure, 2014
  • Johan VANDE LANOTTE and Yves HAECK, Handboek Europees Verdrag voor de Rechten van de Mens. Deel 1. Algemene beginselen, Antwerpen/Oxford, Intersentia, 2005
  • Johan VANDE LANOTTE and Yves HAECK (eds.), Handboek Europees Verdrag voor de Rechten van de Mens. Deel 2. Artikelsgewijze Commentaar, Antwerpen/Oxford, Intersentia, 2004

ALL PUBLICATIONS

All publications by Prof. Dr. Johan Vande Lanotte are listed in the ‘Ghent University Academic Bibliography’, JohanVandeLanotte@BiblioUGent.

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