Jasmin Hundorf was born in Germany in 1988. She studied political science and law at the University of Münster (Germany) where she specialised in EU governance and policy as well as European and international environmental law. Jasmin completed her thesis on "EU Nature Conservation Law and Multi-Level Governance" (2009). During her undergraduate studies she also did non-degree research on European and Comparative Law at the University of Rome III for which she won an Erasmus scholarship. Afterwards, she finished an LL.M. in European Law at Maastricht University (2010). Her Master's thesis focuses on the conflict between EU and WTO environmental standards analysing the dispute on genetically modified organisms. At Maastricht University, she has been involved in a number of projects. Among other activities, she has been selected to represent Maastricht University at the ELSA WTO Moot Court Competition 2009/2010 and she won along with her team the regional round in Leuven (Belgium) and reached the 7th place in the international round in Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic).
Jasmin's strong educational record is also evidenced by the various additional courses of studies, professional and academic, she has successfully completed during the same period, focusing in particular on the conflict of trade and environment and climate change policy. Furthermore, recognition of her educational record has been accorded by several funding bodies such as the German National Academic Foundation. Jasmin decided to join IELPO to gain further insights into economic law and policy which she thinks is crucial to fight environmental problems in a globalized world.
Since high school Jasmin has been interested in writing articles and gained journalistic experience as a freelancer at the local newspaper "Ruhrnachrichten" (Werne) where she worked for four years and as an intern for the national newspaper "La Hora" in Quito (Ecuador). During her studies in Münster she worked as a teaching assistant in Comparative Politics. She gained further working experience as an intern at the German Ministry for the Environment planning and executing international workshops and conferences for the German Government (2009).
Jasmin is native speaker of German. She is fluent in English and advanced in Spanish, Italian and French. Jasmin also has a basic knowledge of Dutch.