Prof. Dr. Henri de Waele

Henri de Waele is Full Professor of International and European Law at Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands and Visiting Professor of EU External Relations Law at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. Prof. de Waele holds extensive teaching experience in all fields of EU law (constitutional, internal market, competition, judicial protection, external relations) at both undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate level. He is the author of over one hundred publications (books, edited volumes, articles, book chapters, case notes, book reviews) on various issues of Dutch, European and international law. He delivered lectures and organised workshops at several academic institutions, law firms and district courts, inter alia in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Slovenia and the United Kingdom.

Selected Publications: 

  •  ‘Strained Actorness: The ‘New’ European Council in Theory and Practice’, in Elaine Fahey (ed.), The Actors of Postnational Rule-Making. Contemporary Challenges of European and International Law (London: Routledge 2015), 91-112
  • (with J.-J. Kuipers (ed.)) The Emergence of the European Union’s International Identity – Views from the Global Arena (Leiden-Boston: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 2013)
  • (with M. Adams, J. Meeusen and G. Straetmans (eds.)) The Legitimacy of the Case Law of the European Court of Justice (Oxford: Hart Publishing 2013)
  • Layered Global Player – Legal Dynamics of EU External Relations (Heidelberg-Berlin-New York: Springer 2011)
  • (with E. Rieter (ed.)) Evolving Principles of International Law (Leiden-Boston: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 2011)
  • Ensuring EU Member State Compliance with European Rules and Principles – The Alternatives to Top-Down Enforcement, Centre for State and Law, Faculty of Law, Radboud University Nijmegen, Research Paper No. 6/2011
  • ‘The International Legal Mandate for the Iraq Incursion’, 20 Openbaar Bestuur 2010/4, 18-22 (in Dutch)