Marie Walter-Franke


Freie Universität Berlin

Human Rights Under Pressure - Ethics, Law and Politics

Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science, Department of Law

PhD Candidate

Field of Activity

EU migration and asylum policy

Address Boltzmannstraße 3
—14195 Berlin
Email mwalter@zedat.fu-berlin.de

Marie Walter-Franke is a doctoral candidate with HR-UP since 2014 and spent her visiting fellowship at the Hebrew University in 2016. She studied political science and law at Sciences Po Paris, Heidelberg University and the London School of Economics, focusing on EU integration in the fields of migration and asylum. She graduated her Masters with Distinction in 2010.

Starting in February, Marie is also associate research fellow at Jacques Delors Institut – Berlin, working on EU migration and asylum policy. Before returning to academia, Marie was project manager at the Berlin-based publisher Lexxion, where she oversaw several EU law journals. Previously, she worked for the European Commission, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP).

EU migration and asylum policy


“Building a Common European Asylum System despite discordance – Polarized representations in the discursive process of policy-making” forthcoming in Politiques Europénnes


With Franz C. Ebert: “Balancing fundamental social rights and European Union internal market freedoms: Is the interpretation of the Court of Justice of the European Union biased?” – tbc


Conference Report:“One year into the State Aid Modernisation Initiative – Proceedings of the 2013 EStALI Experts’ Forum on New Developments in State Aid Law”in European State Aid Law Quarterly4/2013


With Franz C. Ebert: “Cross-Border Collective Action: Jurisprudential Conflicts between European Courts over the Right to Strike” – peer reviewed


Conference Report: Proceedings of the 10th EStALI Experts’ Forum on New Developments in State Aid Law in European State Aid Law Quarterly 1/2013: pp. 189-201. – peer reviewed


With Dr. Bettina Rudloff: Article on the CAP “Gemeinsame Agrarpolitik (GAP) ” from the SWP webdossier on the Lisbon Treaty “Der Vertrag von Lissabon und seine Umsetzung


SWP Working Paper: “Le Jugement de Karlsruhe – Comment interprète-t-on la décision de la Cour constitutionnelle allemande dans la presse française ?  (in French and German)


Euro-Power working paper: “EU-India strategic partnership:  The coming together of two elephants” www.euro-power.eu


Euro-Power working paper: “La politique d’immigration et d’asile de l’Union européenne et de ses Etats : enjeux de puissance” www.euro-power.eu


Article: “The Punjab Crisis, a disastrous case of failed negotiations” in Heidelberg Papers in South Asian and Comparative Politics’ (HPSACP) – peer reviewed. Forthcoming as book chapter in 2014.