Gracienne Lauwers
 (prof. dr., Jean Monnet)

Alongside positions at Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Trento University, Vilnius University, Vytautas Magnus University, University of the Free State, Gracienne Lauwers provides advice to ngo’s, governmental agencies and individuals on issues in her field of expertise.
She holds the Jean Monnet for Teacher Training at the VUB Faculty of Law.
She is co-founder of the European Education and Law Alliances foundation (

• Ph.D. Law (Netherlands)
• Lic. Iur. (Belgium)
• Lic. Arts. (Belgium)

Areas of Specialty

  • European law
  • Public international law
  • Human rights
  • Disability law
  • Education law
  • Comparative education policy (European Union)
  • International education policy (countries outside the EU)
  • Global education studies (diverse regions from a worldwide perspective)
  • Inclusive education

Selected Award
• recipient of the 2012 “Best Professor” award


YouTube channel ‘EduLAw’