André Legrand

Education:

  • Undergraduate and Graduate Studies at University of Lille
  • Juris Doctor (1963)
  • Ph. D in Admnistrative Law (1968) Subject : the Ombudsman in Scandinavia
  • «Agregation» in Public Law (1969) (with high honours, Second out of 140 candidates)

Université de Paris X-Nanterre
200, avenue de la République
92001 Nanterre cedex
Tel : 33 1 40 97 74 32
Fax : 33 1 40 97 71 70
E-mail: andré.legrand@u-paris10.fr

Languages:
Good German, Working English, Scandinavian Languages (written).

Work experience:
Professor

  • 1969-1980: University of Lille (France)
  • 1980-1981: University of Sarre (Germany)
  • 1993-1999: University of ParisX-Nanterre (France) (French and comparative public law, Human Rights, Civil Liberties)

Admnistrative functions

  • 1970-1972 / 1973-1976: Dean of the Law School (Lille University)
  • 1980-1981: Director of Center for French Law (University of Sarre)
  • 1981-1984: Rector of the regional District of Limoges for education affairs
  • 1984-1988: Rector of the regional District of Rennes for education affairs
  • 1988-1993: Director, Ministry of Education, Department in charge of High Schools and Sports (secondary and primary schools)
  • 1994-1997: Vice President in charge of Continuing Education (University. of Paris X)
  • February 1998 to present: President (University of ParisX-Nanterre)
  • December 1998 to present: President of Association of French University Presidents (Works directly with Minister of Education)

Publications:

  • The Ombudsman in Scandinavian countries (1970)
  • The French School System : from Reforms to Projects (1994)
  • Code de l’Education commenté (2002)
  • Numerous articles on French public law, education law and politics, schools organisation and management

Expert Work:
For numerous ministries, international organisations (World Bank Group) and non governmental organizations in Russia, Africa, Finland, Quebec.

Teaching assignments:
In Ottawa (1972), Cairo (1974) Beyrouth (1974), Postdam (1995,1997,1999), Madrid (1996), Szeged (1996) etc...