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Catharina Ziebritzki

Research Fellow

ziebritzki@mpil.de

Main Fields of Research:

EU Law, Migration Law

Academic Career:

since 2016: Research Fellow at MPIL

2017 - 2020: Member of Research Initiative on Migration of the Max-Planck Society

2016 - 2019: Member of Research Centre Normative Orders

2015: First State Exam in Law

2009 - 2014: Studies in Law in Heidelberg (Ruprecht Karls University) and Istanbul (Yeditepe Üniversitesi)

Recent Publications

  • The Integrated EU Hotspot Administration and the Question of the EU's Liability. In: The External Dimension of EU Migration and Asylum Policies, David Moya et al. Markus Kotzur (ed.). Nomos, Baden-Baden 2020, 253-294.
  • The Objective of Resettlement in an EU Constitutional Perspective. In: Humanitarian Admission to Europe. The Law between Promises and Constraints, Marie-Claire Foblets, Luc Leboeuf (eds.). Nomos/Hart, Baden-Baden/Oxford 2020, 285-340.
  • Unionsrecht statt „Deals“ in der europäischen Asylpolitik. Zu zwei Beschlüssen des VG München zum „EU-Türkei-Deal“ und dem sog „Seehofer-Deal“. In: Neue Zeitschrift für Verwaltungsrecht 3, 129-133 (2020) (with Robert Nestler).
  • Dublin-III-Verordnung, Fristen, Familieneinheit, Rechtsbehelf. Anmerkung zu VG Münster vom 20.12.2018, 2 L 989/18.A. In: Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht und Ausländerpolitik 2, 74-80 (2019).

Blogposts

Working Papers

Further Publications

  • No State of Exception at the EU External Borders: The Implications of the Rule of Law in the Context of the Greek-Turkish Border Closure and the Temporary 'Suspension' of the Asylum Law in Greece. Expert Legal Opinion, 2020 (zusammen mit Nora Markard, Robert Nestler, Vinzent Vogt ). Link
  • Review. Praxiskommentar zum Europäischen Asylzuständigkeitssystem. In: Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht und Ausländerpolitik 11-12, 443-445 (2018) (with Robert Nestler).
  • Abschiebung statt Umsiedlung? EU-Hotspots in Griechenland und die EU-Türkei-Erklärung – Ein Überblick aus rechtlicher Sicht. In: Berliner Debatte Initial 28, 74-94 (2017) (with Robert Nestler).
  • Grenzgängerkinder, Auslandsstudien und die soziale Dimension der Arbeitnehmerfreizügigkeit - Zum Urteil des EuGH in der Rs. Giersch u. a.. In: Zeitschrift für europäisches Sozial- und Arbeitsrecht 1, 19- (2015).

Presentations

03 Mar 2021

Menschenrechte im Europäischen Asylrecht (Human Rights in European Asylum Law)

What is new in the New Migration Pact?

Online-Seminar der Studienstiftung "Visible Together"

28 Oct 2020

Who is responsible for Moria? The EU hotspot administration and the question of the EU's Liability

Online Seminar, The Aftermath of the 2015 - Lessons Learnt From the So-Called Migration Crisis in Germany, Research Initiative on Migration of the Max Planck Society

Link to the Event

20 Oct 2020

Solidarität oder gemeinsame Verantwortungslosigkeit? Der Vorschlag zum EU-Migrationspakt auf dem Prüfstand (zusammen mit Dana Schmalz und Christian Jakob)

MPIL Momentum Digital

Link to Discussion

23 Sep 2020

Zur Bedeutung der Menschenrechte an der EU-Außengrenze

Online Seminar, Zeppelin Universität Friedrichshafen. Vortragsreihe Migration and Asylum Policy in Times of Crisis

Link to the Event

22 May 2020

El impacto del Covid-19 en asilo y migración en Europa

MPIL Online Seminar: Covid-19 y sus impactos en América Latina. Desafíos desde la perspective de migración

19 Feb 2020

Legal Reality - Practical Knowledge in Legal Scholarship

VULNER Workshop on Methods, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle

30 Jan 2020

EU Hotspots versus Menschenrechtsschutz? (Workshop)

Tagung "Frei und Gleich an Würde und Rechten. Menschenrechte in der Praxis des Migrationsrechts", REMAP, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen

11 Mar 2019

The Safe Third Country Concept

Symposium "Three Years EU Turkey Deal - and now?" (in German)

Berlin

05 Nov 2018

EU Hotspots - from the EU external border to extraterritoriality?

Conference Refugee Crisis, Dublin Regulation, Hotspots: The EU at a crossroads?

Università di Bologna

18 May 2018

EU cooperation with "transit countries" - Return vs Legal Access? The example of the EU Turkey Statement

Conference on Humanitarian Visas and the External Dimension of EU Migration and Asylum Policy (WiMi)

Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology

11 Nov 2017

"Hotspots" and the "EU Turkey Deal"

11th Autumn Conference of the Network Migration Law (Workshop together with Eleni Takou)

Stuttgart-Hohenheim

21 Oct 2017

Transfer Agreements and "Safe Third Countries"

Conference on Current Developments in Migration and Legal Responses - Comparative Perspectives from Israel and Germany (together with Robert Nestler)

Universität Tübingen

Teaching

Sommersemester 2021

70 Years Geneva Refugee Convention

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Sommersemester 2021

Asylrecht Grundlagen (Europarecht, Verfassungsrecht)

Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

27.04.2020

Current developments in international refugee law with a focus on the ECHR

Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht (International Law Colloquium)

Summer Term 2020

21.05.2019

Unionsrechtliche Grundlagen des Asylrechts

Ruprechts-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

31.10.2018

Common European Asylum System - Introduction

Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

19.09.2018

EU Hotspots - from the EU External Border to Extraterritoriality?

Universitat de Barcelona (Summer School Migration Law)

17.04.2018

EU Law Basis of Refugee Law (in German)

Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Honours

PhD Scholarship of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation (since August 2018)

Memberships

Netzwerk Migrationsrecht (Migration Law Network) - member

Netzwerk Flüchtlingsforschung (Refugee Research Network) - member

Pro Bono Heidelberg (Refugee Law Clinic Heidelberg) - co-founder / advisory board member

Miscellaneous

Equal Rights Beyond Borders

- since 2019: board member & legal coordination at Equal Rights Beyond Borders (in particular: project for family reunion from Eastern African countries)

- 2017 and 2018: management of the legal aid office in Chios, Greece: Dec 2017 to Feb 2018, and Sept to Dec 2018 (previously research stays in April 2017 and June 2016 in Lesbos and Chios)

- 2016: co-foundation of the NGO Equal Rights Beyond Borders

 

Organization of Conferences and Lectures

- 14th Autumn Conference of the Network Migration Law (2020): "Law at Borders / at Law's Borders?"

- 11th Autumn Conference of the Network Migration Law (2017): "Hysteria? Law and Public Discourse in Times of 'Refugee Crisis'"

- Practice-oriented Lecture Series on Asylum Law (Pro Bono e.V. in cooperation with the Law Faculty of the University Heidelberg) - co-foundation and -organization from summer term 2017 to summer term 2018