Iris Goldner Lang is a Jean Monnet professor of EU law at the University of Zagreb - Faculty of Law. She is one of the academic coordinators of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence “EU’s Global Leadership in the Rule of Law” and the holder of the UNESCO Chair on Free Movement of People, Migration and Inter-Cultural Dialogue. She works at the Department of European Public Law, which she chaired from 2013 until 2015.
She held visiting positions at Harvard Law School and University College London (UCL). She was a John Harvey Gregory Visiting Professor of Law and World Organization and a Fulbright Visiting Researcher at Harvard Law School in 2015/16 and its Visiting Researcher, in June/July 2017, when she held a series of lectures at Harvard Law School Immigration and Refugee Clinic. In June/July 2018, she was a Visiting Academic at University College London (UCL). She has held a number of visiting lectures (Harvard, Boston University, Temple University, LSE, University of Stockholm, University of Vienna, University of Lisbon, Court of Justice of the EU, European Parliament, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Alpbach Forum Summer School, etc.). As a British Government Chevening Scholar, she earned her LLM degree at the London School of Economics. She did part of her doctoral research at the LSE and as an Ernst-Mach Scholar at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz.
Prof. Goldner Lang has been the leader of two Jean Monnet Modules "EU Migration Law and Policy" and "EU Internal Market Law", which she regularly teaches at the University of Zagreb. She is the president of the Croatian Society for European Law (FIDE branch), the Croatian representative in the Odysseus Academic Network for Legal Studies on Immigration and Asylum in Europe and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Academy of European Law (ERA). She is the Editor-In-Chief of the Croatian Yearbook of European Law and Policy (CYELP) and a member of the ERA Forum Advisory Board. She is the editor of three books and the author of a number of articles, chapters in books and a book entitled From Association to Accession: How Free is the Free Movement of Persons in the EU?.