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Narin Tezcan/ Idriz, Ms

TMC Asser Institute

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  • Turkish (mother tongue)
  • Bulgarian (advanced)
  • English (fluent)
  • Dutch (advanced)
  • Russian (intermediate)
  • French (basic)


Dr. Narin Idriz/ Tezcan is a researcher at the T.M.C. Asser Institute within the strand "Human Dignity and Human Security in International and European Law". Narin has master degrees in International Human Rights Law (Essex University) and European Business Law (Leiden University). She worked as a PhD fellow at the Europa Institute of Leiden University where she defended her thesis in May 2015. Her PhD thesis is titled "Legal constraints in EU Member States as primary law makers: A case study of the proposed permanent safeguard clause on free movement of persons in the EU Negotiating Framework for Turkey's accession". Narin worked as an Assistant Professor in European Law at Utrecht University for two years, after which she joined T.M.C. Asser Institute on 1st September 2017.Narin's research areas of interest are EU external relations, EU-Turkey association law, enlargement law, protection of fundamental rights in the EU in general, and the rights of Third Country Nationals in particular, and last but not least, EU asylum and migration law and policies.