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Yannick Schoog

Yannick is a research assistant and doctoral researcher at the Academy for European Human Rights Protection. He studied law at University of Cologne and National Law School of India University in Bangalore, India. He completed his studies with a focus on employment and social law in September 2020 with the First State Examination. Parallel to his studies, he worked as a student assistant at the Faculty of Law of University of Cologne and in an international law firm in an employment practice group. His semesters abroad were supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Dr. Wilhelm Westhaus Foundation. At the Refugee Law Clinic Cologne, Yannick voluntarily advises refugees on migration law.

He is interested in fundamental and human rights, anti-discrimination law, employment and social law, and migration law with its respective European and international references. In his free time, he can often be found cooking or drinking coffee, but also jogging or doing yoga, or simply reading a good book.

Areas of research

  • Human Rights
  • Social Rights
  • Law of the European Union
  • Fundamental Rights Protection in Europe
  • Fundamental Rights Protection in Germany
  • Comparative Law

Current research project

Currently Yannick is writing his doctoral thesis about a human right for social benefits in the ECHR.

List of Publications



Yannick Schoog
Research Assistant

Telephone +49 221 470-5587
E-mail y.schoog(at)