Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - DynamInt

Kaja Kaźmierska




Dissertation project: To what extent are the CJEU and the ECtHR equipped to defend their independence?





Research fellow and PhD student within the HU research project “Judicial autonomy under authoritarian attack” since March 2021. Beforehand, four years of work as a legal analyst in the area of EU law in a consulting company in London. Internships in the European Commission, the Council of Europe and various Polish embassies. Studies of English, German and European law at King’s College London and Humboldt University of Berlin. M.A. in EU International Relations from the College of Europe, Bruges. Fluent in Polish, English and German and advanced knowledge of French and Italian.



Research interests

  • Rule of law
  • Independence of the Judiciary
  • European Courts (ECtHR and CJEU)
  • European Union
  • European Integration
  • Human Rights Law
  • Relationship between the EU and the Council of Europe
  • Women´s Rights (in particular Abortion Rights)