Elke Cloots teaches media law at the University of Antwerp and is a member of the Antwerp bar.
Elke is a prominent specialist in European, constitutional and human rights law. She has published widely in the field of European public law, most notably on the relationship between EU law and national constitutional law.
Elke holds a Master’s degree in law from the University of Leuven (2006) and a post-graduate degree from the University of Oxford (MJur, 2009). In 2013, she obtained a PhD in law at the University of Leuven. During her doctoral research, Elke stayed as a visiting scholar at the European University Institute in Florence (2012). She is also a member of the Flemish Young Academy.
As an attorney, Elke has appeared in numerous cases before the Belgian Constitutional Court, Council of State and ordinary courts, as well as before the Court of Justice of the EU.