Robert Schütze is Professor of European Union law at Durham Law School (United Kingdom). Outside the Law School, he co-directs the Global Policy Institute together with the political scientist Professor David Held. He is a constitutional scholar with a particular expertise in the constitutional law of the European Union and comparative federalism. He has published extensively and his work has been translated into a number of languages. He is one of the co-editors of the Yearbook of European Law and the "Oxford Principles of European Union Law"; and he also co-directs the Hart Series on "Parliamentary Democracy in Europe". He is the author of “European Union Law” (with Cambridge University Press) and “An Introduction to European Law” (with Cambridge University Press) - a website dedicated to both books can be found here. He has published a number of monographs (and edited collections). His book "From Dual to Cooperative Federalism: The Changing Structure of European Law" received the "Best Book" award of the University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES), and has had a pioneering impact on the academic literature on the 'federal' nature of the European Union. His "Foreign Affairs and the EU Constitution" is a collection of his well-known essays on the external affairs powers and principles of the European Union.

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