Director, Global Migration Centre
Advisory Faculty, Programme for the Study of International Governance
PhD Paris II Panthéon-Assas
Faculty member since 2003, Vincent Chetail is Professor of International Law and Director of the Global Migration Centre. He is also a Board Member of the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and, from 2004 to 2012, was the Research Director of the Geneva Academy. He was also Head of the Master in International Affairs from 2009 to 2012.
Professor Chetail is Editor-in-Chief of Refugee Survey Quarterly (Oxford University Press), General Editor of the book series Theory and Practice of Public International Law (Martinus Nijhoff, Leiden/Boston) and Organisation internationale et relations internationales (Bruylant, Brussels).
He regularly serves as a consultant to governments, NGOs and international organizations. He has been Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School (Human Rights Programme, 2013) and Visiting Professor at several universities, such as the Hague Academy of International Law (2016), Queen University of Belfast (2016), the European University Institute – Florence (2010), the University of Paris XI (2006-2012) and the Université libre de Bruxelles (2008-2012).
Vincent Chetail’s papers are available on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN).
His areas of research relate to refugee and migrant law, humanitarian law and human rights, international criminal law, UN law, collective security and peace-keeping.