12 November 2022

Welcome Maria Breskaya - our new external PhD student

Maria Breskaya recently joined M-EPLI as an external PhD student. Maria will carry out research on smart contracts and their relationship to the traditional legal notion of contract. The research is supervised by Professor Jan Smits and dr. Caroline Cauffman.

Maria holds LLM in European Business Law from University of Wrocław, MA in European Interdisciplinary Studies (major: European Public Affairs and Policies) from the College of Europe, and LLB from European Humanities University. She also spent one year studying at the University of Glasgow. Currently, she is working as an Academic Assistant at the College of Europe in Natolin, where she teaches tutorials on such disciplines as the EU Legal Order, EU Internal Market Law, and Legal Analysis and Writing, leads the reading group dedicated to the topic of Digitalisation of Justice and Fundamental Rights in the EU, as well as helps MA students throughout the process of their master thesis research.