Dov Jacobs is an Assistant Professor in International Law at the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies at Leiden University, where he teaches International Criminal Law, Public International Law, peacebuilding and transitional justice, and Legal Methods, in the Regular and Advanced LLMs as well as at Leiden University College. He is also a member of the Defense team of Laurent Gbagbo at the International Criminal Court.
He holds degrees in Law from King’s College in London, Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and Paris II Panthéon Assas and a degree in Political Science from Sciences Po, Paris. He completed his PhD at the European University Institute in Florence on the topic of hybrid tribunals and international criminal law.
He has published extensively in the field of international law and international criminal law. His current research interests cover international criminal law, public international law (particularly State Responsibility) and legal theory.