Isabelle Swerissen





Isabelle Swerissen is a Ph.D candidate at the Amsterdam Center for International Law of the University of Amsterdam. Her research is part of the SHARES project on Shared Responsibility in International Law ( In her research, Isabelle focuses on responsibility allocation arrangements and protection of refugees. The research addresses the interaction between international refugee law, international human rights law and the law of state responsibility and is conducted under supervision of Professor André Nollkaemper and Professor Marjoleine Zieck. In addition, Isabelle is a regular contributor on developments in the UN Human Rights system in Geneva and New York to the NJCM-Bulletin and is chairperson and founding member of the ESIL Interest Group on Migration and Refugee Law. Isabelle has degrees in Public International Law (2009) and International Relations (2010) from the University of Amsterdam. In the course of an academic exchange, she spent a semester at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia (2007).

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