Prof. Armin Hatje has been the European Co-Dean of the China-EU School of Law at the China University of Political Science and Law since 2014. He is also a Professor for Public Law and European Law and Managing Director of the Department of European Union Law at the University of Hamburg, Germany, which he joined in 2006. Previously, he was a Full Professor of Law at the University of Bielefeld, Germany, from 1997 to 2006. His main research interests focuses on European law and its interplay with national constitutional law and administrative law. He is president of the German Society of European Law and editor of the "Europarecht" ("European Law") and the "EU-Commentary" journal. Armin Hatje and Peter-Christian Müller-Graff are editors of the "Enzyklopädie des Europarechts" ("Encyclopaedia of European Law"). At the China- EU School of Law, he has taught the "Legal Foundations of EU Law" course for many years.