Arman Melikyan

Arman Melikyan

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arman.melikyan@mpi.lu

Arman Melikyan is a Research Fellow in the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution of Max Planck Institute for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law and a member of the International Max Planck Research School for Successful Dispute Resolution. He pursues his dual doctorate at the University of Luxembourg under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Hélène Ruiz Fabri and Université catholique de Louvain under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Henti Culot. His PhD research focuses on the nexus of international trade and sustainable development, particularly the effectiveness of dispute settlement and enforcement mechanisms under the sustainable development chapters of free trade agreements.

After obtaining his LL.M. in European law from the College of Europe in 2019, he did a traineeship at the Legal Service of the European Parliament. Afterwards, he worked as a regulatory consultant in Brussels and as a legal expert at the Constitutional Court of Armenia, before joining the European Court of Human Rights in 2021.

In addition, he holds an LL.M. from Public Administration Academy of Armenia (2018) and a dual Bachelor’s degree in law (LL.B.) from Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University and French University in Armenia (2016). His main research interests include European law, international trade law, WTO law, state-to-state dispute settlement, investment arbitration, human rights law and litigation.