Rojda Tosun


Mercator Fellowship on International Affairs

Period of the Fellowship

October 2022 - September 2023

Project title

Public Legal Innovation – How can legal design, the use of data, and artificial intelligence create more access to justice?

Short biography

Rojda Tosun devotes her fellowship year to the question of how state institutions can give people more access to their rights. She is particularly interested in legal design, data and artificial intelligence. To create human-centered legal services and products, she recently founded the think tank “PublicLegalDesign”. Her recent projects have involved innovations in the legislative process under the auspices of the Federal Chancellery and working with the Open Society Foundations. Rojda is a fully qualified lawyer and completed a design thinking program at the Hasso Plattner Institute.