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Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 14 July 2022 – Universität Bremen v European Research Executive Agency (REA)

(Case C-110/21 P) 1

(Appeal – Action for annulment – Article 19 of the Statute of the Court of Justice of the European Union – Representation of non-privileged parties in a direct action before the Courts of the European Union – University teacher – University teacher teaching at the university represented in that action and performing duties as coordinator and head of the project that is the subject matter of the dispute – Condition of independence – Existence of a direct and personal interest in the outcome of the dispute)

Language of the case: German


Appellant: Universität Bremen (represented by: C. Schmid)

Other party to the proceedings: European Research Executive Agency (REA) (represented by: V. Canetti and S. Payan Lagrou, Agents, and by R. van der Hout, advocaat, and C. Wagner, Rechtsanwalt)

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

Sets aside the order of the General Court of the European Union of 16 December 2020, Universität Bremen v REA (T-660/19, not published, EU:T:2020:633);

Refers Case T-660/19 back to the General Court of the European Union;

Reserves the costs.


1 OJ C 182, 10.5.2021.