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Els Enhus

Emeritus Professor


Els Enhus was full professor in Criminology at the Department of Criminology of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). Since September 2018 she is professor Emeritus in Criminology. Els is involved in teaching “Criminological Encounters” and “Crime and the City” (Master Criminology and Master Urban Studies). In the past, she conducted research on the police, crime and offenders, fear of crime and prevention. Currently her research focuses on the relationship between the city, space and place and crime, fear of crime and prevention. The night is given specific attention as a time-space with its own practices, experiences, rules and attitudes.


Research Line: Crime and the City

Knowledge Cluster: Social Exclusion


Courses taught at the VUB in 2021-2022

Name  Link
Crime & the City I More info
Crime & the City II

More info

Criminological Encounters More info








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