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Stephanie Laulhe Shaelou

Professor of European Law and Reform, University of Central Lancashire

Prof. Stéphanie Laulhé Shaelou has lectured, researched, supervised, transferred knowledge and run externally funded projects in several universities throughout Europe including Cyprus and the UK for the past 18 years. She is currently Professor of European Law and Reform and Head of the School of Law of the University of Central Lancashire in Cyprus (UCLan Cyprus) as well as University Chair of Research and Innovation. She supervises LLM dissertations, PhDs and/or post-docs in fields related to her own research including on the financial crisis, migration crisis, EU Citizenship, Rule of Law crisis, socio-economic rights in times of crisis, Brexit, effective judicial protection, privacy and other current issues in EU law. For the past 23 years she has been a legal consultant and/or ad hoc legal expert to various individuals and organisations in Cyprus and/or abroad in her respective fields of expertise. She has been a legal expert for the Legal Services of the Republic of Cyprus assisting the Commission of Inquiry on the collapse of the cooperative bank (2018-19). She is a registered certified Mediator and Data Protection Officer, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and also leads the delivery of professional law courses at UCLan Cyprus through the Law Academy. She belongs to boards and/or networks of academic or professional experts at the national and EU level, is an expert of the European Commission and its agencies, and currently participates to the Horizon 2020 Sherpa project looking at smart information systems and human rights ( and to the DG Justice project EU-EN4s on the diversity of enforcement titles in the EU ( She was a also a Jean Monnet Module Leader and Academic Coordinator between 2014-2017, securing the European Commission’s label ‘success story’ and ‘good practice’ upon completion of the project ( She is the Founding Member and Director of the non-profit organisation ICLAIM (Interdisciplinary Centre for Law, Alternative and Innovative Methods) which is used as a social enterprise vehicle for social and community projects having an impact on the wider community and society (see


  • –present
    Professor of European Law and Reform, University of Central Lancashire


  • 2008 
    University of Leicester, PhD in Law