Johan Rochel


Johan Rochel



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Academic positions
Postdoc Researcher FAN  – Faculty of Law Uni. of Zürich
Course leader “Ethics of Migration” – Uni. of Zürich
Lecturer “Ethics of Robots” – EPFL
Associate Member Center for Ethics – Uni. of Zürich

Academic Training  

  • 2010-2014 Doctoral dissertation in European Law/Philosophy of Law    
    University of Fribourg 
    «Immigration to the EU: Challenging the Normative Foundations of the EU Immigration Regime»
    Sup. Prof. S. Besson (Fribourg) and Prof. N. Levrat (Geneva) – distinctions
  • 2009-2011 Master in International and European Law      
    University of Berne - 90 ECTS 
    Master Thesis 
    «Migrating Europe – A Kantian Approach to the Free Movement of People»
    Sup. Prof. M. Oesch (European Law, Zürich)
  • 2007-2009 Master in Political and Economic Philosophy                     
    University of Berne - 120 ECTS 
    Master Thesis 
    “Self-Determination for Peoples: A Model of Non-Domination
    A Journey between Philosophy and Public International Law”
    Sup. Prof. L. Meyer (Philosophy, Graz) and Prof. W. Kälin (International Law, Berne)
  • 2004-2007 Bachelor in Philosophy and Political Sciences     
    University of Lausanne and Zürich
  • 1998-2003 High School Diploma (Economics and Law); St-Maurice (VS)   


His complete CV as well as an in-depth listing of Johan Rochel’s publications and conferences can be found here.