Jinske Verhellen

Jinske Verhellen

Department of Interdisciplinary Study of Law, Private Law and Business Law
Faculty of Law and Criminology

Website: http://www.ugent.be/re/mpor
Phone: +32 9 264 68 30

Research themes: Policy & Law | People 'on the move' | Identity

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Jinske Verhellen completed her Master’s degree in Law (1994, Ghent University) and the advanced study Social and Cultural Anthropology (1995, KULeuven). She started working as an academic assistant at the Ghent University Institute of Private International Law (1996-2000). During this period she participated in a research project about family disputes involving Moroccan women in Belgium. In 1998 she started to practice as a lawyer and specialized in international family law and migration law. In 2006 Jinske had the unique opportunity to help develop the Private International Law Centre in Brussels, which gives advice and does policy work in the field of private international law in family matters. In January 2009, she returned to the Ghent University and obtained in 2012 her doctoral degree on The Belgian Code of Private International Law in family matters. Since 1 October 2014 she is Professor of Law at the Ghent University (private international law and migration law).


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