Jurgen Goossens is associate professor of constitutional and administrative law at the Tilburg University and associate research fellow at Ghent Law School. Before, he was a postdoctoral research fellow with funding of the Flemish Research fund (2016-2018) at Ghent University. He was also tenure track assistant professor at the University of Rotterdam in Constitutional Law. Before, Jurgen Goossens was a PhD Research Fellow at Ghent University.
He obtained his degree of doctor in Law on 27 May 2016 with his PhD research on “The future of administrative justice: judicial review of administrative action in comparative perspective” see the link to his doctoral thesis.
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. 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.