(Université Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne)
Jean-Claude Colliard is currently President of the Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne University. He is an internationally-recognized specialist in the rule of law whose career in public service and academia spans four decades.
Prior to this post, he was an official delegate of France for the Venice Commission/Council of Europe and he served for almost a decade as a member of the Constitutional Council of France. In academia, he distinguished himself as professor in the Institute of Public Administration of Nantes, dean of the Faculty of law and political science at Nantes and professor and head of the political science department at the University of Paris I.