Core faculty

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Heiner Bielefeldt

Professor Heiner Bielefeldt is a philosopher with manifold interdisciplinary interests in the theory and practice of human rights. In the context of FAU’s M.A. Human Rights, he lectures on the…

Prof. Dr. Laura Clérico

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Prof. Dr. Laura Clérico co-teaches the seminar on transitional justice and offers seminars on the leading cases on human rights law in the context of the FAU’s M.A. Human Rights.…

Prof. Dr. Anuscheh Farahat

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Professor Anuscheh Farahat is a legal scholar and teaches the seminar on human rights of refugees in the M.A. Human Rights programme. Anuscheh joined FAU in 2019 as a professor…

Prof. Dr. Katrin Kinzelbach

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Professor Katrin Kinzelbach is a political scientist and one of the academic directors of FAU’s M.A. Human Rights. She teaches the MA’s foundational political science course, specialization seminars on varying…

Prof. Dr. Markus Krajewski

Professor Markus Krajewski is a legal scholar and one of the academic directors of FAU’s M.A. Human Rights. He teaches the general international human rights law course, and a specialization…

Prof. Dr. Michael Krennerich

Prof. Dr. Michael Krennerich is senior researcher at the Chair of Human Rights and Human Rights Politics of the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany). He holds a doctorate in Political Science,…

Dr. Gurgen Petrossian, LL.M.

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Dr. Gurgen Petrossian, LL.M. (Heidelberg) is a senior researcher and head of FAU’s International Criminal Law Research Group. He teaches international criminal law in the M.A. programme. His own research…