Visiting Researchers

Jürgen Bast

April 12, 2024

Jürgen Bast is Professor of Public Law and European Law at Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany, and Academic Director of the Refugee Law Clinic, a clinical education program at Giessen law school. Jürgen is spending the spring semester on sabbatical as a visiting researcher at CEU.

Karin Lukas

April 4, 2023

Professor Karin Lukas is Principal Investigator of an Austrian Science Fund “FWF” bilateral research project on human rights of solo-entrepreneurs, including platform economy workers. She is an expert regarding the interactions between different human rights systems and institutions with a focus on the wider Europe, as well as in the translation of human rights standards into activities of business, trade, development cooperation and climate change. Her research focuses on human rights in the (digital) economy, sustainable supply chains and corporate accountability, as well as human rights in Europe with a focus on gender equality. Her latest monograph is the first comprehensive article by article commentary on the European Social Charter. 

Csilla Kollonay-Lehoczky

March 29, 2023

Csilla Kollonay-Lehoczky is professor emerita at CEU Legal Studies Department. Her teaching and research areas cover labour and social law, European labour law, gender, non-discrimination and equal opportunity law. 

Tibor Várady

March 29, 2023

Tibor Várady is professor emeritus at CEU Legal Studies Department. He started his career at the Novi Sad Law School in the former Yugoslavia and served as director of its Center for International Studies. He joined CEU in 1993 as a professor at the Legal Studies Department  and was Chair of the International Business Law Program for many years. Prof. Varady is an internationally-recognized scholar and expert on international commercial arbitration, private international law, and international business transactions. 

Dimitry Vladimirovich Kochenov

July 5, 2021

Professor Dimitry Vladimirovich Kochenov (LEGS '02) leads the Rule of Law Workgroup at CEU Democracy Institute and teaches at the Department of Legal Studies. His research focuses on the principles of law in the global context, with a special emphasis on the Rule of Law, citizenship, and the enforcement of EU values.