Full Professor Ramses Wessel has recently joined the Faculty of Law as the new Head of the European and Economic Law Department, and Academic Head of the
European Economic Law LLM
. Prof. Wessel specialises in European law, with a focus on the interface between EU law and international and domestic law, EU External Relations Law, and the Law of International Organizations. He holds an LLM in International and European Law from the University of Groningen and a PhD in Law from Utrecht University, where he also taught for several years.
Before he returned to Groningen, he held positions as Professor of International and European Law and Governance, and as Dean and Vice-Rector at the University of Twente. He has frequently been involved in the assessment of educational quality assurance at other institutions of higher education and held visiting professorships at, inter alia, the Leiden Law School, Sapienza Università di Roma, Luiss Guido Carli Roma, and the Universidad Pablo d'Olavide in Sevilla.
Some of his additional activities include: Vice-President of the
European Society of International Law (ESIL)
; Member of the Governing Board of the
Centre for the Law of EU External Relations (CLEER)
in The Hague; Editor of
Nijhoff Studies in European Law ; Member of the Editorial Board of
Europe and the World: A Law Review
; Editor-in-Chief and founder of the
International Organizations Law Review
; Editor-in-Chief of the
Netherlands Yearbook of International Law
, and of
; Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of
The European in International Affairs
and Global Europe: Legal and Policy Issues of the EU's External Action.
This article was published by the Faculty of Law.
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