About us

Team MigratierechtStaff

Tenured Academic Staff

Postdoctoral Researcher

Doctoral Researchers

Scientific Researchers

Academic Assistant Staff

Administrative Staff


The Migration Law Research Group maintains close links with other research groups at Ghent University, such as the Centre for the Social Study of Migration and Refugees (CESSMIR), the Human Rights Centre (HRC), the interdisciplinary consortium Crime, Criminology and Criminal Policy (CCCP) and the Ghent Rolin-Jaequemyns International Law Institute (GRILI).

The Migration Law Research Group was founded in October 2016, with the appointment of Ellen Desmet as an Assistant Professor of Migration Law.