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Urska Sadl

Part-time Professor

Department of Law

Contact info

[email protected]

[+39] 055 4686 363


Villa Salviati- Manica, SAMN221

Administrative contact

Francesca Grassini

Working languages

Slovene, Danish, German, Croatian, French, English

Curriculum vitae

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Urska Sadl

Part-time Professor

Department of Law


Appointed as of September 2016. Her primary research interests include the empirical studies of European courts and their jurisprudence, the language of courts, the theory and practice of judicial precedents as well as topics in European constitutional law more generally. She is joining the EUI after working at iCourts centre of Excellence for International Courts at the Faculty of Law in Copenhagen. She obtained her BA and Master degree in law from the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana. Urška also holds a LL.M. degree in Legal Studies from the College of Europe in Brugge and a PhD degree from the University of Copenhagen. She has completed research stays at King's College, London, Institute of European and Comparative Law at the University of Oxford and most recently visited the University of Michigan as Michigan Grotius Research Scholar. Her research appears i.a. in the European Law Journal, the European Law Review, the European Journal of Legal Studies and the European Constitutional Law Review.

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Additional information

"I welcome PhD proposals that deal with the jurisprudence of the European Court of Justice, and all matters judicial law making. I will be particularly happy to supervise students that are willing to develop novel research methodologies to gauge legal change or are up to the challenge of applying existing legal empirical methods. I give priority to proposals, which focus on judicial responses to broader developments (and current issues) in the European Union. For more information in this regard please see current courses and teaching activities.

As a supervisor I am easily approachable and considerate. I value straightforward communication and constructive criticism. From my supervisees I expect commitment to their project, clear focus on their goals, and the ability to work independently"

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