Judit Sándor is a professor at the Faculty of Political Science, Legal Studies and Gender Studies of the Central European University (CEU), Budapest. She received her JD at the Faculty of Law in Budapest. In 1990 she was a visiting scholar at McGill University specializing in medical law. She completed the Hungarian bar exam and was an intern in London with Simmons & Simmons in 1991. She received an LLM degree on comparative constitutional law (New York Board of Education and CEU). In 1993 she was a visiting scholar at the Hastings Center (New York), in 1996 visiting scholar at the Maison des sciences de l'homme (Paris). Participated in three European Commission Research Projects. In 1996 received Ph.D. in law and political science. She was a course co-director at the Inter-University Centre, Dubrovnik and since 2000, co-director at the CEU Summer University Program. In 1998 (November-December) she held a fellowship at Stanford University, and another in 2001 (October) in the Netherlands (invitation by the Parliamentary Group on Health). Her main publications and books are in the field of health care law, human rights, reproduction and genetics. She is one of the Founders of the Patients' Right Foundation in Hungary, and a member of the Hungarian Science and Research Ethics Council, as well as member of the Hungarian Human Reproduction Commission. She participated at the Working Party on Biotechnology (CDBI-Biotech), Council of Europe, Strasbourg, member of the high-level Expert Group on Health of the European Commission. Since 2002 she is one of the three international experts who participate in the work of the UNESCO in drafting an international legal instrument on genetic data. Currently she works for three European Research Projects: STRATA-ETAN GROUP (December 2002–December 2003), Public Understanding of Genetics (2002-2004) and PRIVIREAL (Privacy in Research Ethics and Law).