Kristel van Kruisbergen
Teaching/Research Staff Member
Kristel studied Dutch Law at the Radboud University in Nijmegen. After her bachelor, she choose to specialize in European and international law by following the Master European Law at the Radboud University Nijmegen with a special focus on human rights and migration law.
After her studies, she went to South-Africa (Cape Town) to gain experience at a human rights office, where she dealt with cases ranging from refugee law to criminal law. Subsequently she worked as a lecturer at the department of international and European law at the Radboud University Nijmegen, where she thought extensively on various topics of European law, such as general and substantive law, and international law.
Since September 2016 she joined the European law department at the Leiden University as a teaching and research staff member. Her teaching activities are in the field of (general and substantive) European law and the European Convention on Human Rights. Currently she is working on a proposal for a PhD-thesis concerning the rule of law and the protection of human rights in the Member States of the European Union.