René Repasi is scientific coordinator of the European Research Centre for Economic and Financial Governance (EURO-CEFG) since November 2014. Before his appointment at EURO-CEFG he used to work as assistant professor for EU law at the at the Ruprecht Karls University of Heidelberg, as researcher at the Institute for German and European Corporate and Economic Law at the chair of Professor Peter-Christian Müller-Graff and as lecturer for EU law at the University for Applied Sciences in Fulda (Germany). René Repasi studied law at the Universities of Heidelberg and Montpellier I. During his legal clerkship, he used to work for the European Commission and at the European Court of Justice in the cabinet of Advocate General Prof. Dr. Juliane Kokott. He holds a PhD on 'The Impact of the Supremacy of Union law on the Private International law of the Member States' from the University of Heidelberg.
He was appointed as legal expert in hearings and for consultancy at the European Parliament on the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) and the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) as well as on questions relating to institutional and constitutional matters of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) at the Constitutional Affairs Committee of the European Parliament (AFCO). The Brussels based think tank “Centre for European Policy Studies” (CEPS) nominated him for its 2014 High-Level Group on EU Institutional Reforms. He acted, furthermore, as legal adviser for the chapter on EMU in the proposal of a 'Fundamental Law of the European Union' by the Spinelli Group for a new Treaty for the EU.
His research interests revolve around legal matters relating to economic and financial governance, banking regulation, constitutional and institutional implications of EMU.
René Repasi teaches at the Erasmus School of Law (ESL) and is involved as case drafter and judge in the regional finals of the European Law Moot Court competition.