Petra Bendel

Prof. Dr. Petra Bendel

picture of Prof. Dr Petra Bendel, teacher at the MA Human Rights

    Prof. Dr. Petra Bendel is Professor for Political Science and Academic Director of the Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany. Bendel studied in Heidelberg, Santiago de Compostela and Bilbao and received her Dr. phil. at Ruprecht-Karls University of Heidelberg. She has worked as a researcher at the GIGA Institute in Hamburg and as a Visiting Professor at the Martin-Luther University of Halle. She is the author of many publications on borders, refugees’ rights, asylum and integration policies in the European Union and abroad. She is also a political advisor on immigration issues.