Prof. Dr. Henri de Waele studied Dutch, International and European Law in Nijmegen and Leuven. He holds an LL.M. and a Ph.D. from Radboud University Nijmegen, as well as the Diploma in European Union Law from the European University Institute in Florence.
Alongside his position at the University of Antwerp, Prof. De Waele is employed as Full Professor of International and European Law at the Radboud University Nijmegen (The Netherlands). He there teaches various courses on European and international law, both at Bachelor's and Master's level.
Prof. de Waele’s primary research interests lie within the domain of European institutional law, covering inter alia the inter-institutional dynamics, EU external relations, the position of the Union within the global legal order, the effect of European norms within the national legal order, EU citizenship, and the system of judicial protection. His research also extends to the foundations and general principles of public international law, (comparative) constitutional law, and legal theory.