Morten Broberg

Morten Broberg


Medlem af:

    Position: Professor and Honorary Jean Monnet Professor

    Date of birth: 31 January 1969


    Academic experience:

    2022 - 2023 Visiting Professor, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods (Research Group Christoph Engel - Behavioural Law and Economics), Bonn, Germany

    2016 – 2017 Visiting Fellow, University of Cambridge, Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS)

    2016 –2016 Academic visitor and Visiting Fellow, University of Cambridge, Lauterpacht Centre for International Law & Sidney Sussex College & Clare Hall

    2015 – present Honorary Jean Monnet Professor (EU Development Law)

    2015 – 2016 Academic visitor and Visiting Fellow, University of Oxford, Department of Politics and International Relations & St. Antony’s College

    2013 – 2017 Principal Investigator – research programme ‘Changing Disasters’ (programme funding 18.7 million DKK)

    2012 – 2015 Jean Monnet Professor in EU Development Law

    2010 – present Professor in International Development Law, University of Copenhagen

    2008 – 2009 Associate Professor in International Development Law, Univ. of Copenhagen

    2008 – 2011 Consulting Senior Researcher, Danish Institute for International Studies

    2007 – 2008: Senior Project Researcher, Danish Institute for International Studies

    2001 – 2008 Associate Professor in EU-law, University of Copenhagen

    1997 – 1998: Lecturer (external) in EU-law – internal market, University of Copenhagen

    1995 – 1996: Visiting Research Fellow, Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches und internationales Patent-, Urheber und Wettbewerbsrecht, Munich, Germany

    1994 – 1995: Visiting Research Fellow, Université Robert Schuman (Centre d'Etudes Internationales et Européennes), Strasbourg, France

    1994 – 1997: Ph.D.-fellow, University of Copenhagen


    Honorary offices etc.:

    2018 Appointed Reviewer by the Portuguese public agency that supports science, technology and innovation (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia)

    2018 – present Appointed external examiner (censor) Danish university educations in law (except University of Copenhagen).

    2016 – present Appointed reviewer by the British Academy

    2016 – present Appointed reviewer by the Leverhulme Trust

    2015 – 2019 Member – University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Law, Search Committee

    2015 Academic representative – Search Committee for new board member of the University of Copenhagen board of directors

    2015 – 2018 Appointed expert project reviewer, Norwegian Research Council

    2015 – present Appointed expert project reviewer by the European Commission (Horizon 2020 Framework Programmes and previous programmes)

    2013 – 2016 Member of University of Copenhagen’s Senate

    2013 – present Placed on OSCE’s consultancy roster over anti-corruption experts

    2012 – 2016 Member (and chairman) of the Law Faculty’s Academic Council (Akademisk Råd)

    2011 – 2021 Appointed external examiner (censor) Danish political science university educations (re-appointment 2017-2021).

    2010 – present Member of the Scientific Council, Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies (SIEPS)

    2009 – present Member of the editorial board, European Journal of Risk Regulation

    2006 – 2011 Member of the Danish Committee for the College of Europe

    2005 – 2011 Member of the Editorial Board of Advokaten

    2004 – present Danish country editor (landsredaktör), Europarättslig Tidskrift

    2003 – 2004 Member of the Editorial Board of Lov og Ret

    2002 – 2003 Member of the Danish Energy Regulatory Authority (Energitilsynet)

    2001 – present Member of various evaluation committees concerning chairs, associate professors etc. (at both Danish and non-Danish research institutions) + representative on various intra-university committees

    1989 – 1991 Member of the Law Faculty Board (Retsvidenskabelige Fagråd)



    2001 Danish Bar Association, admitted to the Danish bar

    1996 Copenhagen Business School, HD in international business (BA in business economics)

    1994 University of Copenhagen, cand.jur. (MA in law)

    1993 European University Institute, Academy of European Law

    1992 University of Bristol, LL.M. in Commercial Law


    Professional experience includes:

    2021: Judge (ad interim), Court of Appeal for Eastern Denmark, Copenhagen (full-time work as a judge)

    2000 – 2001: Lawyer (part-time), Bech-Bruun Law Firm, Copenhagen (work included advising clients on EU-law matters)

    2000 – 2001: Head of section, Danish Ministry of Justice, Office on Constitutional Law (work included advising other Danish authorities on constitutional law and administrative law matters, advising the Danish Government in the negotiations on the Nice Treaty and representing the Danish Government in the EU Article 31 Committee on Personal Data Protection)

    1998 – 2000: Référendaire to the then President of the General Court of the European Union (work included drafting judgments and orders, assisting in the organisation of the Court’s cases and assisting the President in all aspects of the administration and organisation of the Court)

    1997 – 1998: Head of section, Danish Ministry of Justice, EU-law office (work included advising other Danish authorities in EU law matters and being member of inter alia the Government’s Red Cross Committee, acting as Danish liaison officer to the Venice Commission and representing the Danish Government in various committees under the Council of Europe)



    More than 200 publications. In recent years primarily in the field of EU external relations law and international development law. Journals, where publications have appeared, include Common Market Law Review, European Law Review, Columbia Journal of European Law, International and Comparative Law Quarterly, European Foreign Affairs Review, European Law Journal, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, Europarecht and Revue trimestrielle de droit européen

    In addition, also a regular contributor to newspapers etc.



    English: Fluent (working language)

    German: Fair (Prüfung zum Nachweis deutscher Sprachkenntnisse)

    French: Fair (Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française (DALF), and Diplôme Supérieur d'Etudes Françaises, Troisième Degré)


    Prizes etc:

    2021: Knight of the Order of the Dannebrog (Ridder af Dannebrogordenen)

    2016: Recipient of the Carlsberg Foundation Research Prize.

    2014: Recipient of the Danish Ministry of Higher Education’s EliteForsk Award (Elite Researcher Award)

    2011: Recipient of the Danish textbook publisher Samfundslitteratur’s Text Book Prize (the special prize) on a book project entitled "EU og udviklingslandene"


    Review work includes:

    European Law Review, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, Journal of Common Market Studies, Cambridge University Press, Nature Communications, Nature Climate Change, European Journal of Risk Regulation, Ugeskrift for Retsvæsen, Förvaltningsrättslig tidskrift, Perspectives on European Politics and Society, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, Third World Quarterly, British Food Journal, Utrecht Journal of International and European Law.

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