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Beatriz Eugenia Sánchez Mojica


Beatriz Eugenia Sánchez Mojica


Professor IE Law School


Global Public Law and Governance

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Professor Sánchez is an expert in International Human Rights Law and forced migration issues. Her work as academic and consultant analyzes, from a critical perspective, International Law ability to weave a protector net upon humankind in a globalized world.  Her research project is particularly focused on the most vulnerable ones, such as refugees, internal displaced people, migrants, and armed conflict victims. Her last book titled “Territorios en transformación, derechos en movimiento. Cambio ambiental y movilidad humana en Colombia”, will be available in December 2017.  In her free time she enjoys travelling around the world and swimming.



  • PhD (Summa Cum Laude) Advanced Studies in Human Rights Program. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (2008).
  • M.A. International Cooperation. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (2001).
  • Lawyer. Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia (1995).



  • A. Professor. Universidad Pontifica de Comillas, Madrid-España, 2015 to date
  • Law Professor. Universidad de los Andes, School of Law, Bogotá-Colombia, 2009-2017
  • Lecturer in Constitutional and Communitarian Law. Universidad Carlos III, Madrid-España. 2004-2009
  • IOM and UNHCR consultant