Professor Iris Goldner Lang is a Jean Monnet Professor of EU Law, the head of the Department of European Public Law and the vice dean for International and Interinstitutional Affairs and Quality Management at the Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb. She is the holder of the UNESCO Chair on Free Movement of Persons, Migration and Inter-Cultural Dialogue and the academic coordinator of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence “EU’s Global Leadership in the Rule of Law”. She is also a partner in the interdisciplinary project granted by Volkswagen Foundation “Algorithmic Fairness for Asylum Seekers and Refugees (AFAR)” and in the Horizon 2022 project “Protecting Irregular Migrants in Europe: Institutions, Interests and Policies (PRIME)”. She has held visiting positions at University College London and at Harvard Law School, where she was a John Harvey Gregory Visiting Professor of Law and World Organization and a Fulbright Visiting Researcher. She completed her LLM at the London School of Economics (LSE). She is the president of the Croatian Society for European Law (FIDE affiliate); a member of the Odysseus Network; vice-chair of the Board of Trustees of the Academy of European Law (ERA) and an ERA Forum Advisory board member. Goldner Lang has been the editor-in-chief of the Croatian Yearbook of European Law and Policy and she is now a member of its Editorial Board. Currently, she is also a member of the Editorial Board of the European Foreign Affairs Review.

She has published her research widely in the form of books, book chapters and articles in international peer reviewed journals, e.g. European Constitutional Law Review, American Journal of International Law, Journal of Human Rights, European Journal of Migration and Law and European Journal of Risk Regulation. She is a co-editor of five books, the most recent being The Changing European Union: A Critical View on the Role of Law and the Courts (co-editor with T. Ćapeta and T. Perišin, Hart Publishing, 2022), one Special Issue on “Migration in the Time of COVID-19: Comparative Law and Policy Responses” in the journal Frontiers (co-editor with J. Ramji-Nogales), a convenor of a Special Section on “Migration and the Rule of Law” in the European Constitutional Law Review (2021) and the author of a monograph From Association to Accession: How Free is the Free Movement of Persons in the EU (Eleven International Publishing, 2011).

Contact:, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Law, Trg Republike Hrvatske 14, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia.