Department of Interdisciplinary Study of Law, Private Law and Business Law (Institute for Legal History)
Expertise: history of public international law, international investment law, international trade law
Filip’s research focuses on the history of international law in general, and the history of international investment law, with a geographical focus on Europe, in particular. He started his PhD research in 2019 as part of a Double Degree between Ghent University (primary affiliation: Institute for Legal History) and the Université Libre de Bruxelles (primary affiliation: Centre de droit international). His PhD research, under the supervision of Professors Dirk Heirbaut, Frederik Dhondt and Nicolas Angelet, deals with the history of Western European Bilateral Investment Treaty (“BIT”) programs.