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Boumghar, Mouloud


Université de Picardie - Jules Verne, France


Max Weber alumnus

Department of Law

Cohort(s): 2008/2009

Ph.D. Institution

Université Paris II Panthéon Assas, France


Mouloud Boumghar earned his Ph.D. degree in Public Law from the University of Paris II (Panthéon-Assas) and has a DEA (Master’s degree) in Public International Law from the same university. In addition, he was a post-doctoral researcher at the CERIUM, the Center of International Studies of the University of Montreal. He has taught courses on the European Convention of Human Rights, Public International Law and French Constitutional and Administrative Law. He also worked as the OSCE Rapporteur’s assistant on the human rights situation in Turkmenistan.
His current research analyzes the systemic relations between common Public International Law and EU Law. It focuses especially on human rights and the interaction between courts. Furthermore, he also has a strong interest in research design and methodology as well as in the Theory of Law. His Ph.D. dissertation, "Une approche de la notion de principe dans le système de la Convention européenne des droits de l’homme"- "An approach of the notion of principle in the system of the European Convention on Human Rights" is a theoretical analysis of the case law of the European Court of Human Rights through the study of the notion of principle. This work was awarded the prize Jacques Mourgeon by the French Society of International Law and a prize from the University of Paris II. Editions Pedone, a French legal publisher, will publish it by spring 2008.
Mouloud Boumghar’s works appear in several books and journals. He co-edits the section on the International Court of Justice’s activities in the African Year Book of International Law and the section on the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe in the Annuaire de droit européen – Year Book of European Law. He is also the copy editor of the French journal online Droits fondamentaux (

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