Lize Glas graduated with a BA (magna cum laude) in Liberal Arts and Sciences from Utrecht University, the Netherlands. In 2010 she completed an LLM (with distinction) in International Human Rights Law from the University of Essex, UK. During and after her studies, Lize Glas interned with the Human Right Centre of the University of Essex, the European Human Rights Advocacy Centre (EHRAC, UK), the Advice on Individual Rights in Europe Centre (AIRE Centre, UK), UNHCR Cyprus and the Netherlands Helsinki Committee. From January 2012- March 2013, she worked as a part-time project assistant for a project of the AIRE Centre titled ‘Special Non-Contributory Benefits: A Tri City Project'. In 2011, she started working at Radboud University as a PhD Candidate in Law.
Lize Glas' PhD research in the field of fundamental rights is titled ‘Instruments for Dialogue in the ECHR System in an Increasingly Complex Situation'. The aim of the research is to examine the dialogic potential and function of procedures such as the pilot procedure, striking out procedures and interim measures. The research focuses on the interaction between the European Court of Human Rights, the states parties to the European Convention on Human Rights and the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe and is also takes into consideration the role of the Parliamentary Assembly and the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe in the dialogue. The research is supervised by professor Gerards.