Social security, territoriality and the principle of assimilation. An exploration of the outer limits of the principle of non-discrimination.

01 October 2011 → 30 September 2015
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund, Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Law
    • Other law and legal studies
the principle of equal treatment of benefits, income, facts or events the principle of agregation of periods regulation 883/2004 comparative social security law the principle of assimilation of benefits, income, facts or events the principle of non-discrimination on grounds of nationality regulation 1408/71 the free movement of persons European social law
Project description

The new principle of assimilation prescribes the equal treatment of facts in the assessment of the social security position of migrants in the European Union. This project aims to unveil the obscurities surrounding the scope and application of this principle, as well as its incidence on national social security schemes and the European coordination thereof.