Gaia Zanotti

Thesis title: What legal standards concerning access to employment and fair labour standards are available to applicants and beneficiaries of international protection in Europe and what is the current level of compliance across European states?


Gaia Zanotti earned her LLB from the University of Exeter in 2020 and subsequently pursued her LLM in Human Rights Law at Queen Mary University of London, achieving a distinction in 2021. She is currently working on her doctoral thesis at the University of Edinburgh. 

She is currently convenor of the Law, Borders and Migration reading group.


LLB (Exon)


Undergraduate teaching

Gaia is tutoring International Law Ordinary (Semester 1)

Research summary

Gaia's research interests are human rights and labour rights, right to work, international regulation governing the socio-economic integration of non-nationals and asylum law.