The INDIGO project is coordinated by the University of Luxembourg. Professors of both the Department of Law and the Department of Computer Sciences are involved as co-PIs, with Prof. dr. Herwig C.H. Hofmann as the Project Leader.
Herwig C. H. HofmannDesignation
Prof. dr. Herwig C. H. Hofmann is a Professor of European and Transnational Public Law at the University of Luxembourg. He is member of numerous international and national scientific organizations and is member of the scientific boards of several legal journals.
Professor Hofmann has conducted numerous projects and is the author and co-author of books in the field of EU public law, and EU economic and regulatory law and in the area of fundamental rights with a predominant focus on information rights and procedural rights.
In matters of legislation, Prof. Hofmann has been active advising national governments (inter alia the French Prime Minister’s legislative service on the 2015 ‘Code des relations entre le public et les administrations’). He was also commissioned to support the European Parliament’s drafting of the first ever fully formulated own legislative proposal (the 2016 proposal for a Regulation ‘on the Administrative Procedure of the European Union’s institutions, bodies, offices and agencies’). Prof. Hofmann has also advised the Luxembourg government and the EP on various questions related to ‘Brexit’.
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