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Desirée C. Schmitt

Research Fellow 2017-2021

Main Fields of Research:

European and German Immigration Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, German and U.S. Constitutional Law, European and Public International Law, International Human Rights Protection

Academic Career:

  • Since March 2021 Policy Officer, DG Migration and Home Affairs, Directorate B - Borders, Interoperability and Innovation, B 3 - Information Systems for Borders, Migration and Security, European Commission
  • 10/2018: Law Clerk, Landgericht Heidelberg
  • 11/2017 - 02/2021 : Research Fellow at the MPIL
  • 05/2017 - 12/2017: Fulbright Research Visitor, Washington and Lee University School of Law, Lexington, VA, USA
  • 08/2015 (with interruptions): Research Associate and PhD Student at the Chair for European Law, Public International Law and Public Law of Prof. Dr. Thomas Giegerich, LL.M. (Virginia), Saarland University
  • 10/2015 - 08/2016: Master of Laws (LL.M.) in European and International Law, Europa-Institut, Saarland University
  • 09/2010 - 07/2015: Studies of Law, Saarland University, acquisition of the First State Exam and a Diploma in Law, specialization in International Law, European Law and Human Rights Protection
  • 12/2011 - 08/2015: Student Assistant of Prof. Dr. Dr. hc. Helmut Rüßmann, Prof. Dr. Markus Würdinger and Prof. Dr. Thomas Giegerich, LL.M. (Virginia)