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Bruno de Witte

Department of Law / RSCAS

Bruno de Witte

Appointed in January 2014. Contract until 31 December 2017

European University Institute
Law Department
Villa Schifanoia, Office CA 22 
Via Boccaccio 121
50133 Firenze - Italy

Tel. [+39] 055 4685 957 / 275
Fax [+39] 055 4685 200
Email Bruno.DeWitte@eui.eu

Administrative Assistant: Annick Bulckaen

Working Languages: English, French, Italian, Dutch 

Biographical Profile

Detailed CV

Professor of European Law at the University of Maastricht from 1989 to February 2000. Since March 2000 Professor of European Union Law at the European University Institute. Co-director of the Academy of European Law at the EUI since 2001, and series editor of the Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law (Oxford University Press). Member of the Board of Editors of the European Law Journal, the European Human Rights Law Review, the Revista Española de Derecho Europeo and the Revista de Llengua I Dret. Member of the Advisory Board of the European Journal of International Law, the European Constitutional Law Review, the Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law, the European Journal of Law Reform. Correspondent of the Rivista Italiana di Diritto Pubblico Comunitario. Member of the steering committee of the NEWGOV integrated project (7th Framework Programme of the European Commission); Member of the steering committee of the PIREDEU design study (7th Framework Programme); Member of the scientific committee of the European Master programme in local development, University of Trento; Former member of the Scientific Committee of the Academia Europea, Bolzano.

Fields of Research

  • Constitutional reform and Treaty revision in the European Union
  • Relations between international, European and national law
  • Protection of fundamental rights in Europe
  • Rights of minorities, language law and cultural diversity in Europe
  • Internal market law
  • Decision-making and legal instruments of EU law


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