Xavier Groussot

Xavier Groussot


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Xavier Groussot is professor of EU Law at Lund University, Faculty of Law. He is also pro dean and the Director of the Master Programme in European Business Law. In 2009, Xavier Groussot became a guest professor at Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II) where he is teaching the course of EU Free Movement Law within the European College of Paris. He is also guest Professor at the University of Reykjavik where he spend his research sabbatical. Professor Groussot is responsible for the faculty MOOC in European Business Law, which is the first course on this topic worldwide. His areas of research interests relate to constitutional law, economic law, procedural law, federalism and legal theory.

During this academic year 2021, he is involved into different research projects all related to the undertanding and protection of the rule of law in Europe. Notbaly, he is engaged in a project on the independance of judges in Europe and writes extensively on the concepts of procedural rule of law and procedural federalism. Xavier Groussot is member of the Nils Klim Prize Committee and is a reviewer at the Independent Danish Research Fund (2020-2023). 


At Lund University, Xavier Groussot is mainly involved in the teaching within the Master Programme in European Business Law. He is teaching a class in EU constitutional law together with Jan Komarek from London Schools of Economics and is also involved in the coaching of the moot court teams. Xavier is also involved in the supervision of eight PhD students at Lund University and at other Universities, eg Uppsala University.


He is a member of the academic board of the Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies (SIEPS). He is often quoted not only in academia but also in governmental reports, EU institutions/agencies such as the EU Fundamental Rights Agency, and the European Court of Justice.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

UKÄ subject classification

  • Law

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  • EU law


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