Ramses A. Wessel

Ramses A. Wessel

Full Professor, University of Groningen

Ramses Wessel is Vice Dean of the Faculty of Law of the University of Groningen and member of the Faculty Board. As Full Professor he teaches and publishes on European law, with a focus on the interface between EU law and international and domestic law, EU External Relations Law, EU Common Foreign, Security and Defence Policy and the Law of International Organizations.  He is Academic Director of the European Law in a Global Context LLM and co-Director of the Research Programme Protecting European Citizens and Market Participants. Ramses holds an LLM in International and European Law from the University of Groningen and a PhD in Law from Utrecht University, where he also taught for several years. Before he returned to Groningen, he held positions as Professor of International and European Law and Governance, and as Dean and Vice-Rector at the University of Twente. He has frequently been involved in the assessment of quality assurance at other institutions of higher education and held visiting professorships at, inter alia,  the Leiden Law School, Sapienza Università di Roma, Luiss Guido Carli Roma, and the Universidad Pablo d'Olavide in Sevilla. During 2020/21 Ramses  is also Visiting Professor at the Centro Internazionale Richerche sul Diritto Europea, Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna.

Additional functions include: Vice-President of the European Society of International Law (ESIL); Member of the Governing Board of the Centre for the Law of EU External Relations (CLEER) in The Hague; Member of the Scientific Advisory Council of the Netherlands Defence Academy. Ramses is also a member of the multidisciplinary Illicit Trade Group of the University of Groningen