Department of Law

Katarina Hyltén-Cavallius

Assistant Professor

Katarina Hyltén-Cavallius


Katarina Hyltén-Cavallius is assistant professor at the Department of Law, Aarhus University.

Before joining Aarhus University in 2017, she wrote her Ph.D. thesis project on "EU Citizenship and the Edges of Freedom of Movement" at the Centre for European and Comparative Legal Studies at the Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen. The project analyses the legal meaning and effect of EU citizenship in cases of uncertain residence status or lack of economic agency.

Prior to this, she worked at the Administrative Court in Malmö a drafting lawyer, and law clerk, specialising in social security law, migration law and tax law. She has also been an Associate at Deloitte, working on cross-border taxation consultancy of employees in international employment.

She holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree (B.A.) in French and Literature, as well as a Master of Laws (LLM) degree from the University of Gothenburg. During her studies, she spent time at Institut Catholique de Paris (Catholic University of Paris), and did an internship at the United Nations World Food Programme in Cotonou (Benin).

In 2016 she has completed a three-months research stay at the Faculty of Law at KU Leuven, Belgium and spent one month as a visiting researcher (stagiaire) at the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg.

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