Philippe De Bruycker
Part-time Professor at the MPC
Philippe De Bruycker (PhD in Law) is the scientific director of the CONTENTION and REDIAL projects. He is Jean Monnet Chair for European Law on Immigration & Asylum and Professor in several institutions (Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) as well as Sciences Po-Paris). He founded in 1999 the “Odysseus” Academic Network for Legal Studies on Immigration and Asylum in Europe with the support of the European Commission. From 2001 until 2003, he was adviser at the European Commission in the DG Home Affairs in charge of drafting proposals for directive on immigration. After having extensively published on issues of constitutional and administrative law as Head of the Centre for Public Law in ULB till 1999, his several books and articles now focus on Immigration and Asylum Law with a special emphasis on its EU dimension.