Professor Lehte Roots has a PhD in Law from European University Institute, Florence, Italy. She also has a Master degree in Public Management from Potsdam University, Germany and Master in Research degree from European University Institute, Florence, Italy. Prof. Roots is Member of the Scientific Committee of two journals and Member of the editorial of one journal. She has widely published in international journals and edited volumes published for example by Springer Verlag. Prof. Roots has lectured in Estonian Academy of Security Sciences, Tartu University and Tallinn University of Technology and also outside of Estonia in University of Miami, USA, Vietnam, Moldova, Cambodia etc. She has very good competence in leading international projects and more than 11 years of experience of leading a non-governmental organization. She is involved as an expert for European Commission and European Parliament research and assessment activities.

Areas of research

EU Law

Migration law

Asylum law