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Tuomas Ojanen

  • PL 4 (Yliopistonkatu 3)

    00014

    Finland

20052020

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Description of research and teaching

Tuomas Ojanen is Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of Helsinki.

He is also Ad hoc judge of Finland of the European Court of Human Rights for the years 2017-2020; Member of the Management Board of the European Agency for Fundamental Rights (July 2020-June 2025); and Chair of the National Non-Discrimination and Equality Tribunal, an impartial and independent judicial body appointed by the Government and supervising compliance with the Non-Discrimination Act and the Act on Equality between Women and Men both in private activities and in public administrative and commercial activities (1 August 2019-31 July 2023).

His main areas of research and expertise include Finnish constitutional law, comparative constitutional law, EU law and international human rights law.

Education/Academic qualification

oikeustiede, oikeustieteen tohtori, University of Helsinki

Award Date: 16 Mar 1999

External positions

Member of the Management Board, Fundamental Rights Agency, European Union

1 Jul 202030 Jun 2025

Chair, Yhdenvertaisuus- ja tasa-arvolautakunta

1 Aug 201931 Jul 2023

Ad hoc judge of Finland of the European Court of Human Rights for the years 2017-2018

1 Jan 201731 Dec 2020

Fields of Science

  • 513 Law
  • Constitutional law
  • Fundamental and Human Rights
  • EU law
  • European constitutionalism
  • comparative constitutional law
  • International Human Rights Law

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.
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