Samo Bardutzky

Samo Bardutzky, PhD, Assistant Professor
University of Ljubljana

Dr. Samo Bardutzky is one of the newest and most interesting voices in European Union Studies and Comparative Constitutionalism.

He currently works at the Faculty ofLaw, University ofLjubljana teaching European Human Rights Law and Migration and Refugee Law, while doing research in Comparative Constitutional Law and European Constitutional Law.

Dr. Bardutzky studied Law in Ljubljana and Greifswald. In 2007, he became a researcher, funded by the Slovenian National Research Agency (ARRS), at the University of Ljubljana Faculty of Law, and completed his doctoral studies in 2013.

During that time, he also served as coordinator of the Legai Clinic for Refugees and Foreigners. In 2012/2013 he was Fulbright Research Scholar at the University of Michigan Law School.

Between 2013 and 2017, Dr. Barduztky worked as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Kent Law School within the framework of a European Research Council funded project on the Role and Future of National Constitutions in European and Global Govemance.

In 2014, he spenta month as Visiting Researcher at the Walter Hallstein Institute for European Constitutional Law, Humboldt University, Berlin.

He was also Teaching Fellow (EU Law) at SOAS, University of London School of Law in 2015/2016.

Dr. Bardutzky also served as Senior Legai Advisor to the Slovenian Ministry of Justice between 2009 and 2012.

He has edited with Elaine Fahey, Framing the Subjects and Objects of Contemporary EU Law (Elgar, 2017) offering a thorough analysis of recent crises of the EU, such as Brexit, approaching them not only within the tìeld oflaw but also on the basis of politica! theory.