Azoulai, Loïc

Loïc Azoulai is Professor of European Law.

Before joining the Sciences Po Law School in September 2010, he held the chair of European Law at the European University Institute. He served as codirector of the Academy of European Law and of the Centre for Judicial Cooperation both hosted at the European University Institute from 2010 to 2015. From 2003 to 2006, he was legal secretary at the European Court of Justice working with Advocate General Poiares Maduro.

He is a member of the Boards of different law journals among which Common Market Law Review and Revue trimestrielle de droit européen.

He is currently holding a Excellence Chair of Sorbonne Paris Cité on « Being European. Legal Regimes, Ways of Belonging, Forms of Existence »: http://www.sciencespo.fr/folie/

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise

  • European Law
  • Europeanisation of Law
  • Legal concepts and fundamental legal conceptions

Publications

Edited Books (selection):

  • Persons and Personhood in EU Law (L. Azoulai, S. Barbou des Places, E. Pataut eds.) (Hart publishing, à paraître)
  • The Question of Competence in the European Union (Oxford University Press, 2014)
  • EU Migration Law. Legal Complexities and Political Rationales (L. Azoulai & K. de Vries eds.) (Oxford University Press, 2014)
  • The Past and Future of EU Law. The Classics of EU Law Revisited on the 50th Anniversary of the Rome Treaty (M. Poiares Maduro & L. Azoulai eds.) (Hart Publishing, 2010)
  • L'entrave dans le droit du Marché intérieur (Bruylant, 2011)

Journal Articles and Book contributions (selection):

  • « Solitude, désœuvrement, conscience critique. Les ressorts d'une recomposition des études juridiques européennes », Politique européenne n° 50 (à paraître fin 2015)
  • "The Complex Weave of Harmonisation" in A. Arnull and D. Chalmers (eds), The Oxford Handbook of European Union Law (Oxford University Press, 2015)
  • « Appartenir à l'Union européenne. Liens institutionnels et relations de confiance entre Etats membres de l'Union » in Liber Amicorum en l'honneur de Vlad Constantinesco (Bruylant 2015)
  • "The (Mis)Construction of the European Individual. Two Essays on Union Citizenship Law" EUI Working Paper LAW 2014/14
  • "The Many Visions of Europe. Insights from the Reasoning of the European Court of Justice in External Relations Law" in M. Cremona and A. Thies (eds), The European Court of Justice and External Relations Law. Constitutional Challenges (Hart Publishing, 2014)
  • « The ECJ and the duty to respect sensitive national interests” in M. Dawson, B. De Witte, E. Muir (eds.), Judicial Activism at the European Court of Justice (E. Elgar, Cheltenham, 2013)
  • « Sur un sens de la distinction public/privé dans le droit de l'Union européenne », Revue trimestrielle de droit européen (octobre-décembre 2010)
  • « La fabrication de la jurisprudence communautaire » in P. Mbongo & A. Vauchez (dir.), La fabrique du droit européen (Bruylant, 2009)