Florence Benoît-Rohmer


The EIUC Secretary General since 2009 is Florence Benoît-Rohmer of the University of Strasbourg. She has served as Vice-President of EIUC from 2002 till 2008, and as French national director of the European Master's Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation (E.MA) since its inception in 1997.

Florence Benoît-Rohmer holds a PhD in Public Law. She was President of the Université Robert Schuman (URS), Strasbourg, from 2003 to 2008. She is Professor at the Law Faculty in Strasbourg, Director of the Master programme in Human Rights at the University of Strasbourg.

She has been acting as human rights expert for the Council of Europe and EU, was member of the European Network of Independent Experts on Fundamental Rights set up by the European Commission, and is currently president of the Scientific Committee of the Fundamental Rights Agency of the EU. She is also member of the scientific committees of several international journals specialised in human rights, and in particular minority rights.

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