Auke Willems successfully defends his PhD thesis

The IES is proud and happy to announce the addition of a new Doctor of Law to its family: on Wednesday 19 April 2017, Auke Willems successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled “Mutual trust as a core principle of EU criminal law. Conceptualising the principle with a view to facilitate mutual recognition in criminal justice matters”. Auke’s PhD promotors were Prof. Dr. P. De Hert and Prof. Dr. A. Weyembergh, while members of his exam commission were Prof. Dr. F. Trauner (Vrije Universiteit Brussel), Prof. Dr. M. Dony (Université Libre de Bruxelles), Prof. Dr. E. Herlin-Karnell (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) and Prof. Dr. C. Gómez-Jara Diez (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid).

The Institute for European Studies would like to congratulate Auke on this important step in his career and wishes him the best of luck for the future!