Marie-José Garot is an expert in European Law. She has taught and carried out intense research projects at prestigious universities like the European University Institute of Florence, the European Centre for Public Law (Athens), Carlos III University in Madrid, among others. She has published books and papers on European integration. She is also the Director of the Center for European Studies of IE University. In addition to that, and thanks to her international background, Marie-José Garot has developed an expertise in Chinese Law, from a Rule of Law perspective. She is a kind of pioneer in this field, being one of the first to teach Chinese Law in Spain. She has already published papers on this topic and is preparing a book in Spanish on Chinese Public Law. She is member of the European China Law Studies Association.