Jean Monnet Programme

The Jean Monnet programme aim at promoting excellence in teaching and research in the field of European Union studies worldwide. These Actions also aim at fostering the dialogue between the academic world and policy-makers, in particular with the aim of enhancing governance of EU policies. Key activities include teaching, research, conferences, and publications in the field of EU studies.

In 2014, André den Exter (1966) was awarded with a Jean Monnet Chair ‘European Integration and Health Law’, generously funded by the European Commission. Along with the title of “Jean Monnet Chair”, André den Exter received a three-years grant to launch a new teaching programme, to support a guest lecture series and a number of conferences, as well as conducting research on EU health law.

André den Exter is a lecturer in health law at Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and holds a visiting professorship International and European Health Law at Lviv National Medical University (Ukraine). He is also a founding member of the Erasmus Observatory on Health Law, coordinating the Observatory’s annual summer school on health law & ethics.

His research and teaching activities include: health care and human rights, health care rationing, pharmaceutical law, international and European health law. He (co)edited several books and wrote various articles on health law.