Dr. Moritz Jesse

  • associate professor
  • Institutional and substantive law of the EU
  • The EU's internal market
  • European Citizenship and the status of third-country nationals
  • European migration law
  • European non-discrimination law

Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 7232
E-Mail: m.jesse@law.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid, Instituut voor Publiekrecht, Europees Recht
Office Address: Kamerlingh Onnes Gebouw
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
Room number B133


Dr. Moritz Jesse is associate professor of European Union Law at the Europa Institute of Leiden Law School. He joined the law school in October 2010. His teaching and research focuses on the EU’s internal market, the free movement of persons, European Citizenship, as well as EU migration law. Since January 2015 Jesse is pursuing an individual research project funded by the Dutch Scientific Organization (NOW – VENI grant) on the legal status of immigrants in Europe. The project, which received funding for 3 years full-time research bears the title "The others amongst us: Western Societies, otherness and the law’.

Jesse teaches courses at Bachelor and Master level in the English and Dutch language. In addition, he coaches teams representing the law school in the European Law Moot Court Competition (ELMC). Jesse is a board member of the Dutch Association for Migration Research (DAMR) and regularly volunteers to serve as judge at the international rounds of the Jessup International Law Moot Court.

Before joining the Europa Institute, Jesse obtained his PhD in European Union Law at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. Jesse studied Dutch, Comparative, International and European Law at the University of Maastricht’s European Law School between 2002 and 2006. He graduated from Maastricht law school with distinction (LL.M. cum laude).


European Law in Practice – Practicum

Supervision of Master theses

Coaching European Law Moot Court Competition teams of Leiden Law School 


Last Modified: 20-06-2016