Karolien Francken

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Karolien Francken graduated from the University of Antwerp and obtained a Master’s degree in Competition Law at the University of Toulouse Capitole I. In addition to a law degree, Karolien holds a Master’s degree in Applied Economic Sciences.

She is admitted to the Brussels Bar. She speaks Dutch, French and English.


  • University of Antwerp (Master in Law, 2013)
  • University of Toulouse Capitole I (Master in Comparative International and European law – Competition Law, 2013)
  • University of Oxford (Summer School International Business Law, 2011)
  • University of Antwerp (Master in Applied Economic Sciences, 2009)
  • University of Paris I Panthéon – Sorbonne (Erasmus programme, 2007-2008)


  • contrast (2013-present)
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23 May 2018

Maaike Visser and Karolien Francken gave a guest lecture at the VUB

On 23 May, Maaike Visser and Karolien Francken gave a guest lecture on “Cartels and Private Enforcement” during this academic year’s last seminar of the EU competition law course of Filip Tuytschaever at the Faculty of Law of the University of Brussels (VUB).

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