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Anuscheh Farahat

Prof., Dr. iur., LL.M. (Berkeley), Senior Research Affiliate

Main Fields of Research:

European and German Constitutional Law, European Economic and Social Governance, Migration and Refugee Law, International Human Rights Law, Comparative Constitutional Law

Academic Career:

Since March 2019: Professor of Public Law, Migration Law and Human Rights Law at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

since 2017: Director of the Emmy-Noether Research Group (DFG) on "Transnational Solidarity Conflicts (TSC): Constitutional Courts as Fora of and Players in Conflict Resolution" at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (until March 2019 at Goethe-University Frankfurt a.M.) and is also affiliated with the MPIL; more information at www.tsc-project.org

since 2017: Senior Research Affiliate at the MPIL

2016-2017: Senior Research Fellow at the MPIL (position equivalent to W2-professorship)

2014-2016: Senior Research Fellow at the MPIL

2012-2014: Research Fellow at the Institute for European Health Policy and Social Security Law, Goethe-University, Frankfurt. On leave for LL.M. Oct 2012 – Jul 2013

2012-2013: LL.M. at UC Berkeley Law School, California (US)

2012-2013: William K. Coblentz Fellow at UC Berkeley Law School (working with Professor Leti Volpp)

2012: Second State Exam

2011: Ph.D. in Law (Dr. jur.) at Goethe University Frankfurt: Book: “Migrant Citizenship: progressive inclusion and static attribution as principles of transnational migration law” (in German)

2010-2012: Judicial Service Training (Referendariat). Clerkships for the Federal Ministry for Labor and Social Affairs and Federal Constitutional Court Justice Masing

2009-2011: External Researcher with the Expert Council of German Foundations on Integration and Migration

2006-2009: Research Fellow at the MPIL

2006: First State Exam

2004: Maîtrise en droit international et européen

2003-2004: Law School at Université de Paris X (Nanterre)

2000-2006: Law School at Goethe University Frankfurt a.M.

CV Anuscheh Farahat

CV and Publications (PDF, 108.3 KB)

Honors and Awards

  • 2016: Emmy-Noether-Fellowship by the German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • 2016: Admission as a Member of the German Young Academy of Science (Junge Akademie)
  • 2015: Hermann-Mosler-Prize of the German Society of International Law for the Book „Progressive Inklusion: Zugehörigkeit und Teilhabe im Migrationsrecht“ (Progressive inclusion: migrant citizenship and transnational migration in Germany)
  • 2012/13: Bucerius Law Program Scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)
  • 2012/13: Scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
  • 2012/13: ADP Scholarship Award of UC Berkeley Law School
  • 2012/13: Visionary Leader Grant of the International House (UC Berkeley)
  • 2012: William K. Coblentz Civil Rights Endowment Fellowship of UC Berkeley Law School
  • 2011: Otto Hahn Medal of the Max Planck Society for Ph.D. thesis
  • 2011: Walter Kolb Prize of the City of Frankfurt for Ph.D. thesis
  • 2007-2009: Ph.D. scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation
  • 2006-2009: Scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation