Visiting Professor Herwig Hofmann is a professor of European and transnational public law and the founder of the University of Luxembourg’s Centre of European Law.
He has been a visiting scholar, lecturer, and professor at various European and U.S. universities and institutions, most recently at Columbia Law School in New York during the fall of 2010 and at Sciences Po in Paris in the fall of 2011. Prior to joining the University of Luxembourg in 2004, he was a faculty member of the Law School of Trinity College Dublin. He also has practiced European law and international trade law as an attorney in Brussels and gained experience at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg and the European Commission in Brussels. He is a graduate of the Universities of Hamburg and Oxford.
His teaching and publications address issues of European and transnational constitutional, regulatory, and administrative law in English, German and French with some of his work translated to Polish. His latest books include Administrative Law and Policy of the European Union (Oxford University Press, 2011); Transatlantic Perspectives on Administrative Law (Bruylant, 2011); Legal Challenges in EU Administrative Law: The Move to an Integrated Administration (Elgar Publishing, 2009); EU Administrative Governance (Elgar Publishing, 2006); as well as articles such as “Legislation, Delegation and Implementation under the Treaty of Lisbon: Typology Meets Reality” (European Law Journal, 2009), “Which Limits? Control of Powers in an Integrated Legal System” (The Outer Limits of EU Law, Cambridge University Press, 2008), and “The Development of Integrated Administration in the EU and its Consequences” (European Law Journal, 2007).
Hofmann is on the editorial boards of several law journals and a member of numerous international research institutes and organizations. He is one of the founding members of ReNEUAL, the research network on European administrative law.