PROF. DEIRDRE CURTIN

Joint Chair Professor of European Union Law at the Department of Law and Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute (Florence, Italy) since September 2015.

Director of the Centre for Judicial Cooperation at the Robert Schuman Centre and Professor of European Law and Governance of the University of Amsterdam since 2008.

Previously, Professor of European and International Governance at the Utrecht School of Governance of the University of Utrecht and Professor of the Law of International Organizations at the Faculty of Law of the University of Utrecht.

Member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, a laureate of the Spinoza prize by the Dutch Scientific Organization for research in the field of European law and governance, a holder of an Honorary Doctorate in law by the University College in Dublin, an Honorary Bencher by the King's Inn, Dublin.

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

from 2015
from 2008

European University Institute (Florence, Italy)

Department of Law, Robert Schuman Centre

Joint Chair of European Union Law and Politics

University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Law

Professor of European Law

2009-2016

Amsterdam Centre of European Law and Governance

Founding Director

2003-2013

University of Utrecht, Utrecht School of Governance

Professor of International and European Governance

1999-2006

College of Europe (Bruges, Belgium)

Visiting Professor of Law

1992-2002

University of Utrecht, Faculty of Law

Professor of the Law of International Organizations

Director of the Europa Institute

1991-1992

University of Leiden, Faculty of Law

Senior Research Fellow (part-time)

1983-1985

University of Leiden, Faculty of Law

Lecturer in European Community Law

1980-1982

Trinity College Dublin, Faculty of Law

Frances E. Moran Research Scholar and Tutor
in Criminal Law and the Law of Torts

EDUCATION

1991

National University of Ireland

LL.D. Degree (Doctorate in Law)

1983

Honourable Society of Kings Inn (Dublin)

Barrister-at-Law (B.L.) Degree

1983

Trinity College Dublin

Master of Legal Science (M.Litt.) Degree (by thesis)

1980

Trinity College Dublin

Bachelor of Civil Law (B.C.L.) Degree

VISITING RESEARCH POSITIONS

NON-ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT

2014-2015

Institute for Advanced Study (Berlin)

Regular Fellow

1991-1992

Freshfields (Brussels)

Legal Counsel to the Brussels office

2007-2008

Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies (Wassenaar)

Regular Fellow

1985-1991

Court of Justice of the European Communities

(Luxembourg)

Référendaire (Legal Secretary) to Judge T.F. O'Higgins

Fall 1996

Stanford University (US)

Visiting Fellow, Stanford Program
in International Legal Studies

AWARDS AND HONOURS

2013

Kings Inns Dublin
Elected Honorary Bencher

2012

Irish Women Lawyers Association

Honorary Member

2008

Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities
Elected Member

2008

University College Dublin
Honorary Doctorate in Law (LL.D.)

2007

Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research

The Spinoza Prize

2003

Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences

Elected Member