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Bernadette Fidler

Mag.a; LL.M.
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+43 (1) 4277 27449
Freyung 6 (Schottenhof), 1. Hof, Stiege II, A - 1010 Vienna

Curriculum Vitae

Key competences

  • Research on human rights, especially the prohibition and prevention of torture and ill-treatment, deprivation of liberty and human rights of persons with intellectual and psychosocial disabilities
  • Research on fundamental rights in the EU context, especially EU cross-border cooperation instruments (e.g. European arrest warrant)

Professional record

  • Human Rights Researcher, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights, Vienna, Austria (since 2022)
  • Intern, focus: human rights law, OSCE ODIHR, Warsaw, Poland (2021-2022)
  • Research assistant (part-time), focus: international human rights law, international criminal law, Human Rights in Practice, The Hague, The Netherlands (2020-2021)
  • Legal advisor for asylum and immigration law, focus: pre-deportation detention, Diakonie Refugee Service, Vienna, Austria (2019-2020)
  • Legal associate, focus: white collar crime, criminal law, bkp Rechtsanwälte, Vienna, Austria (2017-2018)
  • Trainee, Higher Regional Court Vienna, Austria (2016-2017)
  • Legal associate, focus: corporate law, Schönherr attorneys at Law, Vienna, Austria (2016)
  • Paralegal (part-time), focus: private foundations, Müller Partner Attorneys at Law, Vienna, Austria (2013-2015)


  • Adv. LL.M. in Public International Law (Specialization: Peace, Justice and Development), Leiden University, Leiden/The Hague, The Netherlands (2021)
  • Legal studies, University of Vienna, Austria (2016)