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Armin Cuyvers

mr. A. Cuyvers MJur (Oxon), Assistant professor of EU law and Constitutional Theory at Europa Institute
Armin Cuyvers

Armin Cuvyers is an assistant professor of European Law at the Europa Instituut of Leiden University. He previously was a visiting researcher at Berkeley, Stanford, Hastings Law School and Bilgi University, Istanbul, as well as a visiting fellow at the European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC) the European Commission’s in-house think tank. Armin regularly provides legal advice to public and private parties on different fields of EU law. His research largely focusses on EU constitutional law and theory, sovereignty, Brexit, (con)federalism and the euro, often in a comparative perspective. He has been published in several leading international journals, including the Common Market Law Review, the European Law Journal and the European Constitutional Law Review.   

Key publications

  • The EU as a Confederal Union of Sovereign Member Peoples. Exploring the potential of American (con)federalism and popular sovereignty for a constitutional theory of the EU (2013) A. Cuyvers
  • The confederal come-back: Rediscovering the confederal form for a transnational world (2013) A. Cuyvers
  • Het Verdrag inzake Stabiliteit, Coördinatie en Bestuur in de Economische en Monetaire Unie: de juridische en constitutionele complicaties van de eurocrisis (2012) V. Borger and A. Cuyvers
  • The Kadi II judgment of the General Court: the ECJ's predicament and the consequences for Member States (2011) A. Cuyvers
  • Money For Nothing: The Case Law of the EU Court of Justice on the Regulation of Gambling (2011) S.C.G. Van den Bogaert and A. Cuyvers