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- faculteit der rechtsgeleerdheid/faculty of law ( staats- en bestuursrecht )
Orçun Ulusoy studied law at Dokuz Eylul University in Izmir, Turkey. As a lawyer he worked on human rights related cases with a focus on LGBT rights, asylum and migration. He was a founding member of the Association for Solidarity with Refugees in Izmir and of ‘Kayiki’, a network of Turkish and Greek human rights activists, researchers and lawyers working on asylum and migration issues. Before joining the VU, he was working as a contracted lawyer for the UNHCR in Turkey. He is currently the national coordinator of ECRE-ELENA.
Onderzoeksactiviteiten / research activities
Orçun coordinates research in the programme Border Policies and Sovereignty. Human rights and the right to life of irregular migrants.
Migration Law, Refugee Law, Human Rights Law
- International Criminal Court (HRAA Publications, 2008) (author)
- Human Rights Mechanisms and Europe (HRAA Publications, 2008) (co-author)
- Guideline on Monitoring Detention of Asylum Seekers and Migrants (Turkish Human Rights Foundation Publications, 2011) (co-author)
Alle VU-publicaties, via Metis
Postadres / postal address
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Faculteit der Rechtsgeleerdheid
De Boelelaan 1105
1081 HV Amsterdam