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Daniel Thym (Germany)

September 15, 2023 – January 25, 2024

Daniel Thym holds the Jean-Monnet-Chair of European, International and Public Law at the University of Konstanz (Germany). He serves as managing director of the ‘Research Centre Immigration & Asylum Law’ and is the spokesperson of the interdisciplinary ‘Research Institute Social Cohesion’ at this university, after having previously worked for the Walter-Hallstein-Institute for European Constitutional Law at Humboldt-University in Berlin. Thym regularly appears as an expert witness in the home affairs committee of the German Bundestag, contributes to the pan-European ‘Odysseus Academic Network’ of legal experts in immigration and asylum law. Over the past seven years, he served as the Vice-Chairperson of the German ‘Expert Council on Integration and Migration’, an independent advisory body. Thym has published widely on diverse issues of European law, with a special focus on immigration, citizenship, asylum, and constitutional affairs. His comprehensive 700-page reference work on ‘European Migration Law’ was published with OUP in June 2023.