The 2001–02 Heineken Cup was the seventh edition of the Heineken Cup. Competing teams from France, Ireland, Italy, Wales, England and Scotland, were divided into six pools of four, in which teams played home and away matches against each other. The pool winners and two best runners-up qualified for the knock-out stages. Leicester Tigers won the cup, securing back-to-back titles and a third straight victory for the club.
In the pool matches teams received
2 points for a win
1 points for a draw
The Leicester Tigers became the first team to win the competition more than once.