School of Law and Government Welcomes Professor Fabbrini


The School of Law and Government welcomes Professor Federico, who specialises in European Law, to its staff

Professor Fabbrini holds a B.A. in "European & Transnational Legal Studies" from the University of Trento (2006), a J.D. in "International Law" from the University of Bologna (2008) and Ph.D. in "Law" from the European University Institute (2012). He interned as a clerk for Justice Sabino Cassese at the Italian Constitutional Court (2010-2011) and qualified for the bar exam in Italy (2011). Before joining iCourts, he was Assistant Professor of "European & Comparative Constitutional Law" at Tilburg Law School, in the Netherlands (2012-2014) and Associate Professor of "European & International Law" at iCourts, the Center of Excellence for International Courts at the Faculty of Law of the University of Copenhagen, in Denmark (2014-2016).

Federico Fabbrini has published widely in the field of European, comparative and international law, including in the Oxford Yearbook of European Law, the Cambridge Yearbook of European Legal Studies, the European Constitutional Law Review, Common Market Law Review, European Law Review, the Columbia Journal of European Law, the Georgetown Journal of International Law, the Berkeley Journal of International Law, Human Rights Law Review, and the Harvard Human Rights Journal. He is the author of two monographs with Oxford University Press: "Fundamental Rights in Europe: Challenges and Transformations in Comparative Perspective" (2014, the published version of his PhD thesis at the EUI), and "Economic Governance in Europe: Comparative Paradoxes and Constitutional Challenges" (2016). Moreover, he has co-edited four other volumes with Hart Publishing and Elgar Publishing, and edited two Special Journal Issues.

Federico Fabbrini he has been invited for lectures and seminars in several Universities in Europe, the US, Australia and Japan, including Bocconi University, the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Cambridge University, Central European University, the European University Institute, Harvard Law School, University of Helsinki, the University of Maastricht, Meiji University - Tokyo, Melbourne Law School, the University of New South Wales - Sydney, Oxford University, Princeton University, and Yale Law School. He has also been invited to speak at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg, and the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, and has presented his work at the President of the Eurogroup in The Hague, the European Commission representation in Rome, and the Legal Service of the European Parliament in Brussels.