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Karin de Vries is associate professor of constitutional and administrative law.


Karin's main research interests are migration and citizenship law and human rights law. In 2012 she defended her PhD thesis at the Vrije Universiteit, on integration tests and the rights of migrants under European and international immigration law. From 2011 to 2012 she was a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence. 

In 2015 she obtained a research grant from the Dutch research council (NWO) for her project entitled 'Equality for non-nationals? Nationality discrimination as a new challenge for non-discrimination law'. In this project she investigates the role of nationality in non-discrimination law, using insights from political theory and legal philosophy as well as legal research into case law and legislation. 



Karin is involved in teaching various LL.B. courses in constitutional and administrative law, including Staatsrecht (constitutional law), Beginselen bestuursrecht (introduction to administrative law) and Inleiding publiekrecht (constitutional and administrative law for students of criminology). She teaches occasional classes in the fields of migration and non-discrimination law. Karin is also a supervisor of bachelor's and master's theses, including in the areas of constitutional law, human rights law and migration law.

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Karin is a member of the Meijers Committee, the Standing Committee of Experts on International Immigration, Refugee and Criminal Law.


  • K Law
  • Migration law
  • Citizenship
  • Non-discrimination
  • Human Rights Law

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third countries Social Sciences
social rights Social Sciences
Law Social Sciences
case law Social Sciences
equal treatment Social Sciences
nationality Social Sciences
immigration law Social Sciences
research interest Social Sciences

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Research Output 2004 2019

Inburgering: wat mag en wat werkt?

de Vries, K., 2019, In : Asiel&Migrantenrecht. 2019, 6-7, p. 287-289 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleProfessional

Noot bij ABRvS 18 oktober 2018, JV 2019/37

de Vries, K. M., 2019, (Jurisprudentie Vreemdelingenrecht; vol. 23, no. 3)

Research output: Case NoteCase noteAcademic

Noot bij HvJEU 7 november 2018, C-257/17 (C en A), JV 2019/2

de Vries, K. M., 2019

Research output: Case NoteCase noteAcademic

'Foreigners out!' Anti-immigrant discourse between hate speech and politics

de Vries, K. M., 2018, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaperAcademic

Nieuwe wegen voor vluchtelingen in Nederland: Over opvang, integratie en beleid

de Vries, K. M. (ed.), Beckers, P. (ed.), Dagevos, J. (ed.) & Odé, A. (ed.), Jun 2018, Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press. 276 p.

Research output: Book / ReportBook editingProfessional

Activities 2006 2018

Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights (Journal)

Karin de Vries (Reviewer)
1 Nov 201831 Dec 2018

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workPeer reviewAcademic

Race and ethnicity in the EU: between law and the social sciences

Karin de Vries (Organiser), B. de Hart (Organiser), H. Ghorashi (Organiser)
3 Dec 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic

European Human Rights Cases (Journal)

Karin de Vries (Reviewer)
1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workEditorial workAcademic

Government of Ireland - Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme 2019 (Event)

Karin de Vries (Reviewer)
6 Nov 201810 Dec 2018

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workPeer reviewAcademic

Inburgering - Hoofdlijnen en actualiteiten

Karin de Vries (Speaker), Eglantine Weijmans (Speaker)
6 Dec 2018

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional