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department chairman , Law educator

Tanel Kerikmäe, Estonian law educator, department chairman.


Kerikmäe, Tanel was born on August 15, 1969 in Tartu, European Union, Estonia. Son of Mihkel and Anne Kerikmäe.


Master of Laws, Helsinki University, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy in International Relations and European Research, International University Audentes, Tallinn, 2006.


Member board Baltic Year book of International Law, Lund, Sweden, since 2000. President European Community Studies Association, Brussels, since 2002. Jean Monnet professor European union law Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia, since 2003, coordinator Center Excellence, since 2007, head, Law School department social science, since 2008.

Vice rector, international affairs International University Audentes, 2006—2008. International advisory board member Economic Theory and Policy, Budapest, Hungary, since 2008. Ad hoc legal expert Estonian State Government, Office Ombudsman, Tallinn, 1998—2007.

Rapporteur Council Europe, European Committee Crime Problems, Strassbourg, 1998—1998. Member Center International and European Law University Tartu, 2001—2003. Member panel for recruitment European Commission, Brussels, 2002.

Expert Education Audiovisual & Culture Executive Agency, Brussels, since 2008.


  • Certified: United States Information Agency (in United States judicial system) 1999, National Center State Courts (in court system) 1999, British Council University Edinburgh (in European legal system) 1998, University Oxford, George Washington University (in international human rights law) 1996, Institute International des Droits de L´Homme 1995, European University Institute Academy European Law, Italy 1994.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.


Founding member International Law Association, Estonian branch, Tallinn, 1995—2009. Member international and advisory council Potomac Institute Political Studies, Arlington, Texas, 1998—2009. Founding member Fédn.

International pour le droit Europeén, Estonian branch, Tallinn, 2004—2009. Academy coordinator European Research Institute, 2004—2009. Representative Law School European Law Faculties Association, Brussels, 2003—2009.

Member of Human Rights Center, Center International and Legal Studies (honorary).


Married Ines Vebel, October 7, 2005. Children: Marie, Elise. Married Airi Peetsman, December 16, 1991.

Mihkel Kerikmäe

Anne Kerikmäe

Ines Vebel

Airi Peetsman

Marie Kerikmäe

Elise Kerikmäe