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Jessica Schultz

Postdoctoral Fellow
  • E-mailJessica.Schultz@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 95 66+47 950 24 864
  • Visitor Address
    Magnus Lagabøtesplass 1
    Juss II 441
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7806
    5020 BERGEN

international refugee law, human rights law

Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) (2021). Assessing vulnerability in Norwegian asylum practice:​ amplifying or displacing refugee rights?
  • Show author(s) (2020). Researching Migration and Law.
  • Show author(s) (2012). ESC Rights and Internal Relocation Alternatives in Refugee Law: Reflections on the Notion of ‘Reasonableness’.
Feature article
  • Show author(s) (2021). Regjeringen åpner for å innskrenke retten til flyktningstatus. Det er urovekkende. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).
  • Show author(s) (2021). Norsk flyktningpolitikk skaper nye former for sårbarhet. Forskning.no.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Løsningen finnes allerede. Klassekampen.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Ingen trygg havn i Kabul. Klassekampen. 38-39.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Urettferdig Dublin-samarbeid. Dagbladet.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) (2017). The Internal Protection Alternative in Refugee Law. Treaty basis and scope of application under the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Show author(s) (2020). An end to asylum? Temporary protection and the erosion of refugee status. 16 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2019). The Internal Protection Alternative and its Relation to Refugee Status.
  • Show author(s) (2016). The Right to Refugee Status and the Internal Protection Alternative: What Does the Law Say?
  • Show author(s) (2021). The New Plan for Immigration and the risks of extending Temporary Protection Status.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Temporary protection as a durable solution for Afghan refugees in Europe?
  • Show author(s) (2021). Attachments and the arc of refugee protection: a legal perspective.
  • Show author(s) (2020). The end of protection? Cessation and the ‘return turn’ in refugee law.
  • Show author(s) (2020). How is the Covid-19 pandemic affecting migrants with precarious legal status? .
  • Show author(s) (2019). Understanding the Internal Protection Alternative Part II.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Understanding the 'Internal Protection Alternative'(Part 1).
  • Show author(s) (2015). The European Court of Human Rights and Internal Relocation: An Unduly Harsh Standard? . In:
    • Show author(s) (2015). Exploring the Boundaries of Refugee Law: Current Protection Challenges. Brill|Nijhoff.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

WAIT: Waiting for an uncertain future: the temporalities of irregular migration (2019-2020)


VULNER: Vulnerabilities under the Global Protection Regime: how does the law assess, address, shape, and produce the vulnerabilities of protection seekers? (2020-2021)


Temporary protection as a durable solution? The ‘return turn’ in asylum policies in Europe (TemPro) (2020-2023)



Ph.D. University of Bergen, Faculty of Law 2017

J.D. Columbia University, 2000

B.A. Yale College, 1995