Gracienne Lauwers (coordinator)

Role in the project: coordinator of the project
Institution: Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Faculty of Law & Teacher Education Institute IDLO)

Gracienne Lauwers, Lic. Iur., Lic. Arts. (Belgium), Ph.D. Law (Netherlands) is professor of Law at the Universities of Brussels and Vytautas Magnus. She held and holds various visiting professorships including Trento, Vilnius, Moscow and Tirana. For several years she serves as director of the European Association for Education Law and Policy and served as the Director of the Interuniversity Centre for Education Law. She currently chairs the module ‘European Education Law’ at the Law Faculty of Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania). She has published widely on issues of education law and policy.

Some publications:

  • Gracienne Lauwers, The impact of the European Convention on Human Rights on the Rights to Education in Russia: 1992-2004, Nijmegen, WLP, 2005, 600 pages.
  • Gracienne Lauwers & Jan de Groof (eds.), Language and Education, Nijmegen, WLP, 2015, 418 pages.
  • Jan de Groof & Gracienne Lauwers (eds.), Religion and Education, Nijmegen, WLP, 2015, 588 pages.
  • Jan de Groof, Hans-Peter Füssel, Gracienne Lauwers (eds.), Inequality in Education, Nijmegen, WLP, 2008, 223 pages.