Prof. Daniel Thym

Daniel Thym is Professor of Public, European and International Law at the University of Konstanz and Director of the university’s Research Centre for Immigration & Asylum Law (FZAA). His work focuses on German, European and international immigration and refugee law, issues related to citizenship and integration, the development of the European Union as well as basic legal protection in Germany and Europe. He completed his PhD at Humboldt University and his thesis was honored with the Humboldt-Price. He is a key researcher in the Excellence Cluster “Cultural Principles of Integration” at the University of Konstanz. He is the Co-Director of the Research Centre Immigration & Asylum Law. His publications include “EU Immigration and Asylum Law: Commentary” (C.H. Beck/Hart/Nomos) with K. Hailbronner, “Citizens and Foreigners in EU Law: Migration Law and Its Cosmopolitan Outlook” and “The “Refugee Crisis” as a Challenge of Legal Design and Institutional Legitimacy”.