Stefaan van der Jeught
Stefaan van der Jeught is a Professor of EU Constitutional Law at the Brussels School of Governance (Institute for European Studies) and the Faculty of Law and Criminology (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, VUB). He is a press officer at the Court of Justice of the EU (Luxembourg). Previsously, he was a member of the legal service at the Belgian House of Representatives, and a temporary agent at the European Commission (Brussels). He holds a PhD in Law (VUB, 2015; supervisor: Prof Dr. T. Joris - dissertation on the "Conflicting Language Policies in the EU and its Member States“), a Diplôme d'études spécialisées en Droits de l'Homme (Université catholique de Louvain, 2001), a Master of Arts (MA) in Eastern European Studies (Universiteit Gent, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and VUB, 1996) and a Master degree (Law) (VUB, 1993). He has been a guest lecturer at the European Institute of Public Administration/European Centre for Judges and Lawyers (Luxembourg). He has been chairman of several doctoral juries and supervises doctoral and master theses in the field of EU public law. His academic research focuses on language and law, in particular linguistic rights. He regularly participates in international expert panels in this field. He regularly publishes in national and international peer-reviewed legal journals, is author of a textbook on EU Language Law (2015) and member of the Editorial Board of the Comparative Law and Language Journal (Università di Trento, Italy).