Ulla Neergaard

Neergaard, Ulla has been a professor at the University of Copenhagen since 2009, first in EU Market Law and then in EU Law. Before that she was among others Professor of Competition Law at the Copenhagen Business School. Ulla Neergaard has been appointed as an “expert member” to several boards/committees (among others the Danish Council of Competition and the Danish Energy Regulatory Authority). At present she is deputy member of the Appeals Permission Board which holds a central role in the Danish court system (with her participation in deciding about fifty percent of cases presented at meetings). She was the President of the International Federation for European Law (FIDE) from 2013-14 and organised the prestigious FIDE-Congress in 2014. She is at present among others the President of the Danish Association for European Law. She has published widely both in EU Competition Law and in more fundamental EU Law. She has e.g. been involved in the following larger research projects: “Blurring Boundaries: EU Law and the Danish Welfare State” and “Towards a European Legal Method: Synthesis or Fragmentation”. She is still involved in the following research projects: “Legal Issues of Services of General Interest”, “All Rights Reserved? Barriers towards EUropean CITIZENSHIP” (“FP7-project”) and “The Choice for Europe since Maastricht – Member States’ Preferences for Economic and Fiscal Integration” (“Horizon 2020 project”). Ulla Neergaard holds a PhD from the European University Institute, Florence (1998). She is responsible of many of the EU-law courses (BA and MA) at the Faculty of Law at the University of Copenhagen, which mainly focus on the internal market. The academic year 2015-16 is spent at the Faculty of Law/St. John’s College, University of Oxford.