Prof. Dr. Klaus Heine EDLE faculty member at the University of Rotterdam has recently been awarded a Jean Monnet Chair of Economic Analysis of European Law. The Jean Monnet Chair scheme was established by the European Union to foster teaching and research in the field of European integration studies. The EDLE congratulates Klaus Heine to this outstanding academic achievement. In the academic community this award is highly regarded and definitely a sign of excellence. The Jean Monnet Chair of Economic Analysis of European Law will strengthen the field of European integration studies at our EDLE Partner University Rotterdam and aims at making European integration studies more accessible for students and civil society groups.