Micha Wiebusch is a researcher (PhD) at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. His research considers the norms and practices of the African Union on promoting constitutionalism. Micha is also a visiting research fellow at the United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU - CRIS) in the Regional Peace and Security Research Programme.
Micha holds a M.A. in Political Science (Summa Cum Laude) from the University of Geneva in cooperation with the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), a Master of Laws (LL.M.) (Distinction) from the University of Antwerp and the University of Cape Town with a specialisation in International and European Law, and a Diploma of International and Comparative Law (Honors) from Cornell Law School and Université-Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne. He has worked at the African Union Commission (AU) in the Department of Legal Affairs. Prior to joining SOAS, Micha worked as a research assistant at the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces(DCAF) and as a judicial law clerk at the Belgian Competition Council. Micha’s primary research interests include regional integration in Africa; public international law; comparative constitutional law and politics, constitutional design for divided societies; peace and conflict studies; governance and accountability; law of international organizations; human rights.