Piet EeckhoutProfessor of European Law and Dean of UCL Faculty of Laws at University College London
Piet Eeckhout studied law (lic.iur.) and European law (lic.Eur.iur) at the University of Ghent, Belgium, where he also obtained his PhD degree. Piet joined King’s College London in 1998 and before that he taught at the University of Ghent and at the University of Brussels (VUB).
Between 1994 and 1998 he worked in the chambers of Advocate General Jacobs at the European Court of Justice. He joined University College London in 2012 as Professor of European Law. Piet is co-editor of the Yearbook of European Law, and also teaches at the College of Europe, Bruges. He is an associate academic member of Matrix Chambers, London.
Professor Eeckhout is a leading authority EU law and international economic law. He is the author of External Relations of the European Union (Oxford University Press 2004). In 2004 he delivered the General Course at the Academy of European Law, Florence, and in 2006 he is General Rapporteur at the biennial FIDE (Federation of European Law Associations) Conference.