Jolien Timmermans

Jolien Timmermans (2 March 1991, Jette) obtained a bachelor in law at the University of Hasselt (2009-2012). Afterwards, she obtained her masters of laws (2012-2014, cum laude) at KU Leuven with specialisations in tax law, International and European law. She further specialised in European law at Maastricht University (LL.M. European law school – Public Law and Governance track, 2015-2016, magna cum laude). During her Masters and LL.M she researched into the influence of Member States on the decision-making of the Court of Justice of the European Union.

She is currently working on a PhD in the field of the European Banking Union under the supervision of professor Erwan Lannon. Particular focus will be devoted to the aspects of judicial protection and the role of agencies under the newly formed European Banking Union.

Next to her teaching and research obligations she will be coaching the UGent European Law Moot Court team in the 2018 ELMC competition, in which she participated during her LL.M. in Maastricht.

Areas of interest

  • Judicial protection of the European Union
  • Constitutional Law of the European Union
  • European environmental law
  • Economic and Financial integration in the EU with a specific focus on the European Banking Union
  • European tax law


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