Jurgen Goossens is a postdoctoral research fellow with a funding of the Flemish Research fund (2016-2018). He is also tenure track professor at the University of Rotterdam in Constitutional Law and Human Rights Law. He obtained his degree of doctor in Law on 27 May 2016 with his PhD research on administrative law in Belgium; see the link to his doctoral thesis
Before, Jurgen Goossens was a PhD Research Fellow at Ghent University, Belgium, working on the PhD project “The Future of Judicial Protection against Government. Administrative Justice in Belgium, Horizon 2020”.
In 2013, he obtained a Master of Laws at Yale Law School with a BAEF and Fulbright Fellowship. Prior to the LL.M., he obtained a Bachelor of Laws (magna cum laude, ranked second out of 494 students) and a Master of Laws (summa cum laude, ranked first out of 389 students) at Ghent University. In 2010, he was granted a Fellowship by the Flemish Government in order to pursue a public policy internship, a political leadership program and an advanced study in constitutional law at The Washington Center For Internships and Academic Seminars (TWC) in Washington D.C. TWC awarded him ‘The Washington Center Civic Engagement Award Fall 2010 for his advocacy campaign on Capitol Hill to oppose FGM.
Jurgen is a member of the editorial board of Chroniques de Droit Public/Publiekrechtelijke Kronieken, Juristenkrant, and Bamacodex, as well as member of the Constitutional Law Research Group and the Human Rights Centre of Ghent University. He assists Prof. J. Vande Lanotte in the Advanced Study of Constitutional Law and supervises master theses. Additionally, he is lecturer ‘Structure of the Federal State’ at the Institute for Training of the Federal Government (OFO/IFA) in Brussels. Finally, he is founding editor of the Belgian Constitutional Law Blog.
FIRST NAME AND LAST NAME Jurgen Goossens
POSITION PhD Research Fellow
BLOG Recent evolutions in Belgian Constitutional Law: Belgian Constitutional Law Blog
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POSTAL ADDRESS Ghent University, Campus Aula, Constitutional Law & Human Rights Centre, Universiteitstraat 4, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
All publications by Jurgen Goossens are listed in the ‘Ghent University Academic Bibliography’, JurgenGoossens@BiblioUGent.