Zamira is a full-time Lecturer in European Law at the European Studies Department of the University of Amsterdam. Her previous roles include a Lecturer in European law at the University of Wuerzburg (Germany), University of Fulda (Germany), THUAS (the Netherlands), a project coordinator and a PhD researcher in EU law at Maastricht University (the Netherlands), a legal coordinator and researcher for the office of the Albanian Prime Minister and an attorney at law in one of the leading law firms in Albania. Zamira has received a PhD degree in European Law from Maastricht University, an Advanced Master of Laws degree in International and European Economic Law from Maastricht University thanks to the merit-based High Potential scholarship granted by the same University, a Double Master degree in Law and Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam and Hamburg University thanks to an Erasmus Mundus scholarship granted by the European Commission, and a bachelor of laws degree from the University of Tirana (summa cum laude). Zamira has also received individual research grants for research visits at the Europa Kolleg Hamburg, Max Planck Institute in Hamburg, and Wuerzburg University. Zamira is a member of the Amsterdam School for Regional, Transnational and European Studies. Zamira has also successfully passed the bar exam and is qualified to practice law.
Zamira's research interests include delegation of powers in the European Union on food safety, health and environmental matters, comitology, delegated acts and European agencies.
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