Arne Vandenbogaerde is a post-doctoral fellow at the Law and Development research group at the Faculty of Law. He obtained his PhD in Law at the University of Antwerp (2015) and holds a MA degree in international relations (University of Ghent) and an LLM in International Human Rights Law from the Irish Centre for Human Rights (Galway, Ireland). Previous to his current research at the University of Antwerp he worked with several NGOs and intergovernmental organisations such as the FAO Right to Food Unit. Until 2015 he was the programme coordinator of the Research Networking Programme Beyond Territoriality: Globalisation and Transnational Human Rights Obligations (GLOTHRO).
His main research interests include international human rights law, in particular the issues of extraterritorial and transnational human rights obligations as well as research concerning the effectiveness and local relevance of human rights law.
His doctoral research focused on the issue of accountability in international human rights law.