Professor, Jean Monnet Chair in EU Law at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy since 2010. Lectured the very first Jean Monnet Module in EU law in Ukraine at the Donetsk National University. Conducted post-doctoral research as Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute (IT) and awarded research visiting fellowships at University of Heidelberg (Germany), University of Oxford (UK) and other international universities. He is a visiting professor at the University of Latvia in Riga (Latvia) and Ghent University (Belgium). He is the author of one of the first Ukrainian textbooks on EU Law. Prof. Dr. Petrov is active in publishing in recognised peer-review journals. The founder and first elected President of the Ukrainian European Studies Association. Areas of Prof. Dr. Petrov’s research and teaching are: EU Law, EU Business Law; EU External Relations Law; Approximation and Harmonisation of Legislation in the EU; Legal Aspects of Regional Integration in the Post-Soviet Area. Dr. Petrov frequently provides consultancy to state institutions in Ukraine, including the Constitutional Court of Ukraine and Ministry of Justice.