Anna Lübbe


Mercator Fellowship Program

Granting institution

Period of the Fellowship

March 2018 - February 2019

Project title

The European asylum system and the assignment of responsibility for refugees

Project description

Anna Lübbe analyses the refugee and human rights requirements necessary to assign asylum-seekers to different states on the basis of supra- or international responsibility agreements. Her research addresses policies, legislative reforms and courts as actors in the Common European Asylum System.

Short biography

Anna Lübbe is a professor of public law and alternative dispute resolution (ADR), and co-director of the Centre for Intercultural and European Studies, at Fulda University of Applied Sciences. She is a member of the Rat für Migration, the Migration Law Network and the German Network of Refugee Researchers, as well as an associate member of the International Association of Refugee Law Judges. Previously she worked as a research associate at the Federal Constitutional Court and as a lawyer in the Legal Department of the City of Freiburg, and has undergone training in mediation and systemic consulting.