Gunter Lauwers obtained a Master in Political Science (1995) and a Master after Master in International and European Law (1996) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
From 1998 until 2006 he worked as a teaching assistant in the Department of Political Science, where he taught seminars on political science, nationalism, comparative politics, and political violence.
From 2007 until 2009, he was Coordinator of the Central PhD Office of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
Gunter Lauwers is currently an external researcher in the Department and he coaches students who write a thesis in the field of political violence and related research topics.
A full list of publications can be found here.