Dr Nikolas Feith Tan is a senior researcher at the Danish Institute for Human Rights, where he works on refugee and asylum law. His academic work has been published in the International Journal of Refugee Law, European Journal of Migration and Law and Nordic Journal of International Law and in specialist edited volumes. 

Nikolas has taught masters-level courses related to international refugee law with Aalborg University and Arhus University, and since 2016 has tutored the core module RPM010 Protecting human rights, refugees and displaced persons for international law for the MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies. He is also chair of the RLI's working group on externalisation.

Nikolas has also acted as legal consultant for Amnesty International, the Danish Refugee Council and UNHCR on various aspects of international protection.

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