Jasmin Hiry is a PhD researcher at the University of Luxembourg in European Law, specializing in European constitutional law. After completing her Bachelor in European Law at Maastricht University she obtained her LL.M. in International Laws from the same University. During her studies she spent three semesters abroad at Birmingham City University (UK) as well as the Europa-Institut Saarbrücken (Germany). She worked as a lecturer in the Department of Public Law at Maastricht University prior to pursuing her PhD. Her research focuses on the rights of initiative in the European Union.