Florin Coman Kund

EU Governance

Professional experience

Dr. Florin Coman-Kund is a part-time Senior Expert in EU Governance at EIPA Maastricht since November 2023. His expertise covers both institutional and substantive aspects in EU public law and governance. He also works as Associate Professor of European Union Law at Erasmus School of Law (Erasmus University Rotterdam), where he also acts as academic coordinator of the MA programme ‘International and European Union Law’.

Dr. Florin Coman-Kund has a particular interest and expertise in EU constitutional and administrative law, as well as in EU multilevel governance. He focuses on issues regarding fundamental principles of EU law and governance, legitimacy, accountability and legal review of EU executive action, substantive and procedural aspects of EU integrated public administration, expert-based decision-making processes, EU regulatory instruments and better law-making. Thematically, his main areas of interest encompass the Area of Freedom Security and Justice (AFSJ), aviation safety, financial governance and supervision, data processing and data protection, GMO regulation, as well as EU external administrative action. He is pursuing legal research in context, by using empirical qualitative methods and case study research, and by integrating legal approaches with insights from other disciplines such as political science, public administration, and argumentation studies.

Dr. Florin Coman-Kund has extensive experience with designing, coordinating, and carrying out courses and training sessions for students and practitioners in various EU law areas. After obtaining an LLM in International and European Union Law at the University of Amsterdam, he completed a PhD degree at Maastricht University with a dissertation on “European Union Agencies as Global Actors. A Legal Study of the European Aviation Safety Agency, Frontex and Europol” (Routledge). He is a member of prominent professional organisations and networks such as the Standing Committee of Experts on International Migration, Refugee and Criminal Law (the Meijers Committee), and the Centre for the Law of EU External Relations (CLEER), T.M.C. Asser Institute in The Hague.

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