Chloé Brière


Chloé Brière holds a PhD in law delivered jointly by the Université Libre de Bruxelles and the University of Geneva in September 2016. She holds an LL.M. in European law (College of Europe, Bruges, 2009-2010, grade “very good”) and a Master 2 in « European economic law » (Sciences Po Paris, University of Strasbourg, grade “assez bien”). After working for two years as an academic assistant in the legal department of the College of Europe, she joined the Institute for European Studies as a PhD researcher in July 2012. She has been a member of the GEM PhD School, Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate “Globalisation, the EU & Multilateralism” since September 2013.

After jolding positions at the Dublin City University and UNODC, she is since October 2018 “Chargé de recherches F.R.S. – F.N.R.S / Post-doctoral researcher” at the Université Libre de Bruxelles. In this framework, she conducts an extended research on the external relations of the EU in criminal matters.

Research activities

Her doctoral research focused on the European legal framework in relation to the fight against Trafficking in Human Beings and its externalisation outside the European Union’s borders. Her research was supervised jointly by Professor A. Weyembergh (IEE-ULB) and Professor R. Roth (University of Geneva).

Her research interests include other aspects of European Criminal Law, EU migration law and the free movement of persons within the European Union.

Teaching activities

Since 2012, Chloé participates to the Introductory classes for Lawyers organised by the College of Europe (Bruges), where she teaches basic introduction to free movement of persons and European citizenship. In 2017, she was appinted visiting professor in charge of the class “International and European Criminal Law” at the Institute for European Studies, Vrij Universiteit Brussels. She also regularly intervene at the ULB in classes on international and European criminal law.


The Cooperation Between Police and Justice at the EU Level: The Representative Example of Joint Investigation Teams

By Anne Weyembergh, Chloé Brière, Inès Armada (2018)

WEYEMBERGH, A., ARMADA, I., and BRIÈRE, C., “The Cooperation Between Police and Justice at the EU Level: The Representative Example of Joint Investigation Teams”, in The Needed Balances in EU Criminal Law. Past, Present and Future (ed. Brière, C., and Lire plus


Research Reports

Chloé Brière
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