Julia Burchett


Julia Burchett is a postdoctoral researcher (F.R.S.-F.N.R.S.) affiliated with the Centre for European Law.

Having obtained her PhD in October 2021, she dedicated her thesis to “The European Union and the Fight Against Radicalisation”, conducted as part of a joint supervision between the Université of Grenoble-Alpes (France) and the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). Her work was honored with the 2022 Thesis Academic Thesis Award from the University of Grenoble-Alpes recognizing it as the outsanding thesis in the field of social sciences.


Her research primarily focuses on European criminal law. Following the completion of a postdoctoral research on the right of victims of cross-border crimes (2021-2023), she is currently conducting a postdoctoral reasearch addressing the EU’s reponse to the war in Ukraine and the fight against impunity for serious international crimes.


Having started her teaching career as a teaching assistant in EU law from 2017 to 2019, she has been responsible for teaching the course “EU Criminal Law” since 2022 and actively participates in mentoring students within the framework of the European Criminal Law Clinic, coordinated by Prof. Anne Weyembergh.

In addition to her research and teaching activities, Julia is actively involved in the daily management of the Academic Network of European Criminal Law (ECLAN).