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 Anna Börger

Anna Börger is a researcher in international human rights and migration law. Her PhD focusses on the responsibility of states for proxy migration control under the European Convention on Human Rights. She holds a Bachelor of Law (L.L.B.) from University College London and completed her German First State Exam in 2017.

She was involved in building up the Student Charity “Refugee Law Clinic Cologne” at the University of Cologne and headed the organisation as First Chairwoman from 2017 until 2019.

She is currently training to be a lawyer.

 Areas of Research

  • International human rights law
  • Migration law
  • European human rights law
  • State responsibility

 Current research project

Currently, Anna is writing her doctoral dissertation on the accountability of states under their obligations under international and human rights law, particularly under the European Convention on Human Rights, when they outsource migration control to third countries.