HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA Governance Platform,  Center on Governance through Human Rights, Berlin, Germany (2015-present)

Academic Director and Foundor of Master Degree on Governance through Human Rights at Leuphana University. Director of Program on Transitional Justice, Cyber Justice and Human Rights Education.


Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM), Faculty of Law, Economic and Governance, Utrecht University, The Netherlands (2009-2016)  

Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance. Assoc. Professor for Human Rights, International Relations, Democratization, Transitional Justice


The Hague Institute for Global Justice, The Netherlands (2014)

Head of Rule of Law Program at the Institute for Global Justice

& Assoc. Prof. Utrecht University


Peking University Law School, Beida University, Beijing, China (2008-2009)

Visiting Professor for Human Rights, c/o Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Beijing. Professor for European Human Rights Regime and International Humanitarian Law.



European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation, Venice/The Lido, Italy (2006-2008)

Programme Director for the European Master Degree in Human Rights and Democratization (E.MA); head of the academic unit; development and implementation of academic curriculum, lecturing, marking, development of new strategies, University co-operation and evaluations with 41 Universities in Europe. 



Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany  (2005-2006)

Research Director of Volkswagen Stiftung-Tandem Project “Teaching Human Rights in Europe” 2003-2006. 2005/06, Lecturer, Department of Political Science. One of three Research Directors of the project, organization, planning and field research on human rights education, evaluation of national human rights standards and democratization, comparative analysis with the focus on minorities.


University of Magdeburg, Germany (2002-2004)

Assistant Professor and Research Director, Institute for Political Sciences. Project Director of the Research Project by Volkswagen Stiftung “Teaching Human Rights in Europe” 2003-2006. Assistant Professor at UNESCO-Chair in Human Rights Education 2002-2003.



German Institute for Human Rights, Berlin, Germany (2001-2002)

Senior Researcher for UNO and Council of Europe human rights matters. 



Additional Teaching & Lecturer Assignments





Eastern European Master Programme for Human Rights and Democratization, Yerevan State University, Armenia

(since 2012)



Chinese University of Political Science and Law (CUPL), Beijing, China

(July 2010)

Lecturer, Summer School on Human Rights 



European Inter University Center for Human Rights and Democratization (EIUC), Venice, Italy (since 2009)

Lecturer and Coordinator for moduls on Transitional Justice and Democracy  at the European Master Programme for Human Rights and Democratization (E.MA) http://www.emahumanrights.org/      



University of Bremen, Germany (April-July 2009)

Visiting Lecturer, Summer Term "Reconciliation and Democratization in Europe".



Columbia University, New York, USA (June-August 2006)  
Visiting Professor, Summer Session at SIPA on “European Human Rights Regime”.



Universidad del Pais Vasco, Bilbao, Spain  (February – March 2006)
Visiting Professor, Department of Political Science, SOKRATES-Lecturer.



Yerevan State University, Armenia (April – May 2005)

Visiting Lecturer, Department for Sociology, DAAD-Lecturer "Human rights, transitional justice and democratization".



Åbo Akademi Turku, Finland (October 2004)

Visiting Lecturer, Centre for Human Rights, SOKRATES-Lecturer for “Human Rights in Europe”.





Online Teaching Courses


Public Privacy: Cyber Security and Human Rights , MOOC (Massiv Open Online Course)     




Online & On Campus MA Programme Governance and Human Rights, HUMBOLDT VIADRINA School of Governance, Berlin, Germany    


Human Rights Education Associates (HREA), Boston, USA

Distance Learning Course on Human Rights and Transitional Justice

(since 2010)