Achilles Skordas employed as Professor at iCourts – University of Copenhagen

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09 September 2016

Achilles Skordas employed as Professor at iCourts

Achilles Skordas has been Professor of International Law at the University of Bristol Law School; previously he had taught international law at the University of Athens, and served as an advisor to the Greek Parliament on international legal affairs. His research has focused on international dispute settlement, sociology of international law, international law and security, law of the sea, and migration law and policy. Achilles was awarded a Marie Curie fellowship in 2016; during his stay at the iCourts he will make research on the contribution of the International Court of Justice to the preservation of international peace and security as a dimension of global order and governance.
 
Achilles studied law at the University of Athens, and was awarded his PhD by the Goethe University in Frankfurt-am-Main. He has been a Visiting Professor at the University Paris XII, Visiting Researcher at Harvard Law School, Visiting Fellow at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University in Toronto, and Max Planck Society Fellow, and Leibniz Fellow, at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg. Achilles is a member of the German Society of International Law, and a member of the Brussels-based Odysseus Network for legal studies on immigration and asylum in Europe.