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Stefaan van den Bogaert


Stefaan Van den Bogaert is Professor of European Law and Director of the Europa Institute at Leiden University Law School, the Netherlands.

Van den Bogaert is also visiting Professor of European Sports Law at the University of Brussels (VUB), Belgium, and member of the editorial committee of Common Market Law Review.

Van den Bogaert graduated in Law at the Catholic University of Leuven. He holds an LLM from Cambridge University and obtained a PhD from the European University Institute in Florence with a thesis on the regulation of the mobility of sportsmen in the EU post-Bosman.

During his studies, Van den Bogaert received a grant from the European Cambridge Trust and won the Jennings Prize of Wolfson College for the best LL.M. student. He was nominated for the University Education prize at Maastricht University in 2005. In 2006, he was awarded the Hustinx Stipend at Maastricht University for Outstanding Young Scholarship.

In 2013, he taught the Coursera MOOC The Law of the EU: An Introduction.

Van den Bogaert has published work in both Dutch and English. He is a regular contributor to several journals, including in Wolters Kluwer Common Market Law Review and the Dutch journal ‘Nederlands Juristenblad’.