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Katerina Kalaitzaki, Dr

University of Edinburgh, School of Law

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Country of residence

United Kingdom

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Language Skills

  • Greek (mother tongue)
  • English (fluently)
  • French (basic)


Dr. Katerina Kalaitzaki was appointed as an Early Career Fellow in EU Law at the Edinburgh Law School in September 2019. She is currently acting as the Programme Director for the European Law LLM programme (2019-20) and has teaching duties both on the LLM and the LLB programmes in the area of European Union Law. Katerina is also an accredited mediator in the UK since April 2019 and a non-practising lawyer (Cyprus Legal Board) since September 2015.She was awarded her PhD for her thesis "EU citizenship as a means of reinforcement of EU fundamental rights: challenges, developments, limits" in June 2019.Katerina's research interests lie in the areas of EU citizenship and EU fundamental principles and values. Current projects deal with the development and/or potential use of these concepts, including the rule of law principle, during periods of crises such as Brexit and the rule of law crisis.