Mariana Gkliati





Mariana Gkliati is a PhD researcher and lecturer at Leiden University. Her research in the area of asylum and immigration focuses on legal accountability and effective legal protection of individuals against human rights violations attributed to the EU agency Frontex. She lectures in masters and bachelors programmes on European Asylum Law and Migration Law and Policy in Europe. 

Her work experience includes positions in Vienna, Athens and Leiden. Mariana has previously worked at the EU Fundamental Rights Agency in the area of asylum, migration and borders, and as a legal case reporter and commentator for Oxford Reports on International Law. Previously she had a career as a journalist, mainly covering stories on education and civil and social rights, and has undertaken voluntary work for the Greek NGO AITIMA, which provides legal and social aid to asylum seekers and refugees.


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