Elise Muir (E.)
Her fields of interest within EU law are: constitutional questions, judicial remedies, fundamental rights, equality law, social law and migration law (EU citizens and third country nationals).
Elise’s current research programme has been awarded the 2012 Edmond Hustinx prize for science.
Professional career history
Elise Muir is a tenured Associate Professor at Maastricht Faculty of Law. She studied law both in France and in the UK (Maîtrise, LLB & LLM) before commencing her postgraduate studies in European law at the College of Europe in Belgium (LLM). She completed her PhD in 2010 at the University of London (“The Community at work: Community constraints on Member State competence to regulate access to labour markets”).
She is Associate Director of the Maastricht Centre for European Law and a member of the editorial board of the Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law. She has been the Director of the PhD programme for professionals of the Faculty of law (Campus Brussels) until September 2016.
Before working in Maastricht, she was a (senior) academic assistant in the LLM programme of the College of Europe for several years (2003-2007). She has also been a visiting doctoral researcher at Columbia Law School (Fulbright grantee) and the European University Institute (2007-2008) before being a researcher at the Fondation pour l’innovation politique (until 2009).
Elise teaches Advanced European Union Law at Maastricht University. She has also been the main coach of the European Law Moot Court team.
She is regularly invited to share her expertise abroad. This academic year, she will be a Visiting Professor at the College of Europe as well as at the KU Leuven. She has also been a visiting lecturer at Sciences Po Lille, in Kosovo (European Integration Program, Kosovar Civil Society Foundation) and at EDHEC-Espème in Lille.