Herwig Verschueren is professor of International and European social law at the University of Antwerp and the Free University of Brussels. He graduated in law at the University of Leuven (Belgium), obtained a DEA in Philosophy of Law from the University of Paris II and holds a PhD of the University of Leuven. He worked as a researcher at the Universities of Antwerp and Leuven from 1984 to 1991. From 1992 to 2004 he was a civil servant of the European Commission working in the field of free movement of workers and co-ordination of social security schemes.
He is the author and co-author of books, articles and reports on the legal position of foreigners and on EC law concerning free movement of workers and co-ordination of social security schemes.
Herwig Verschueren is a member of the editorial board of, inter alia, the European Journal of Social Security and of the Revue belge de sécurité sociale.