Former EU Citizen

  • Joakim NergeliusEmail author


The purpose of this chapter is to discuss certain aspects of the fairly new concept of EU citizenship. Here we will focus on the rights of people who have, for one reason or another, lost or been deprived of their EU citizenship (which may actually happen, as is shown below).

The article will start with a brief analysis of this growth over time, going back to the introduction of EU citizenship through the Maastricht treaty in the early 1990s. It will then focus on the current legal situation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of LawUniversity of ÖrebroÖrebroSweden

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