Janneke Gerards


Universiteit Utrecht

Janneke Gerards is professor of fundamental rights law at Utrecht University (Institute for Jurisprudence, Constitutional and Administrative Law). She holds a designated chair in Utrecht University’s research programme ‘Institutions for open societies’ and she is a fellow at the Human Rights School of Research (SIM). Since 2015 she is a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Her activities outside the university include being a deputy Judge in the Appeals Court of The Hague and being a member of the Human Rights Commission of the Dutch Advisory Council on International Affairs.

The research conducted by Janneke Gerards focuses on fundamental rights, equal treatment law, judicial review and comparative public law. The interrelation of the European Convention on Human Rights, EU law and national law plays a central role in her research.

For more information, please see www.uu.nl/staff/jhgerards.

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