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Dr Ammar Bajboj

Dr Ammar Bajboj

  • Visiting

Visiting Research Fellow

Research subject areas

  • Law
  • Policy and society
  • Conflict and security

Contact details



Ammar graduated from the Faculty of Law at Damascus University 2003, and has continued his studies in Egypt, where he obtained a master's degree in public law in 2006. He obtained a PhD of international criminal law from Cairo University in 2011 and completed a PhD, entitled “International Cooperation to Combat Terrorism Crimes”.

Until 2014, Ammar worked as a lecturer at faculty of law of Damascus University, and the Syrian Virtual University.  He was also a lawyer in the Syrian Bar Association.

As a result of the worsening violence because of the war in Syria, Ammar has moved to London. He currently works at a human rights and refugee organization and is interested in furthering his research on international criminal law, terrorism and international responses to war crimes in Syria.

Areas of Interest

  • International criminal justice
  • Criminal Law
  • Counter terrorism
  • International cooperation to combat crimes
  • Human rights (HR) protection; refugee issues
  • Accountability  and reconciliation / post-conflict.


2011-2014   Damascus University, Syria – Lecturer, Faculty of Law. Tutor of Penal Code, Criminal Procedure Code, Crimes against people and money, and Crimes against security of the state.

2011-2014    Syria Virtual University – Lecturer, Faculty of Law. Tutor of Penal Code, Tutor of Crimes against people and money subject, and drugs law.            

Current   Arabic Academy in Denmark – online programme. Lecturer in Criminal Law.


  • Blog titled: ‘In the midst of political bargaining, migrants are the biggest losers’.
  • Published by Middle East Centre of LSE, London   2016
  • Working paper on international efforts to combat money-laundering crimes, submitted to scientific seminar on anti-money laundering crimes. Organized by London Centre for Studies and Research, London, 13th-14th July 2014
  • Research titled: Criminal Investigation by video conference technology, published at the Journal of the University of Damascus "Economic and legal sciences”, Fourth Issue of 2013
  • Research titled:  Implementation of foreign criminal judgments, comparative research, published at Journal of the Syrian Bar Association, No. 14 of 2011