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Giacomo Di Federico

Associate Professor

Department of Legal Studies

Academic discipline: IUS/14 European Union Law

Curriculum vitae

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Education

July 2005

Agent Contractuel, Université R. Schuman - Strasbourg III, post-doc research under the supervision of Professor F. Benoît-Rhomer

April 2005

Ph.D. in EU law. University of Bologna, Faculty of Law. Doctoral thesis entitled "The Reform of EC Antitrust Law. Regulation of Administrative Practice and Rights of Defense of Undertakings in Competition Proceedings”

January 2002

MA in Legal and Economic Studies on the European Union (Diplôme d’Etudes Supérieures de l’Université de la Sorbonne en Études Juridiques et Economiques de l’Union Européenne). Sorbonne University, Paris

October 2000

Law Degree Magna Cum Laude. University of Bologna, Faculty of Law Thesis entitled “The Decentralisation of EC Competition Law


Academic Positions

October 2017 to present

Coordinator of the EU Law Module for the School for Advanced Legal Studies of the University of Bologna

September 2017 to present

Coordinator of the EU Law Module for the Law School for lawyers and magistrates, University of Bologna

November 2014 to present

Associate Professor of European Union Law, University of Bologna, School of Law

October 2006 – September 2014

Assistant Professor of European Union Law, University of Bologna, School of Law

January 2007 to present

Associated Researcher at the National Research Institute on Judicial Systems (CNR-IRSIG) providing expertise in the field of EU law

December 2009 to present

Erasmus Visiting professor, Departamento di Ciencia Politica y Relaciones Internationales, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

December 2008 to December 2012

Visiting professor, China-EU School of Law, Beijing, CUPL University, Changping, China

Teaching Experience (University graduate and undergraduate Courses)

2016 to present

EU Labour Law (undergraduate course), University of Bologna, School of Bologna

2014 to present

European Union Internal Market Law (graduate course), University of Bologna, School of Law

European Funds and State Aid (Module Coordinator), The fight against fraud in the European Union, Expert in European Projects and Funds (MEFFE), MA Programme - University of Bologna, School of Law

2010 to present

EU Law course, Law School for lawyers and magistrates, University of Bologna


2010-2013

Seminar on “The functioning of the European Union institutions and the legislative procedure”, Training course for employees of the Region on The Regional legislator and the EU Legal Order, Fondazione Collegio Europeo di Parma, Parma & Bologna

The role of small and medium-sized enterprises in the European Union (2012 module), Training course on Governance and development of SMEs in Egypt), University of Bologna, Bertinoro

2008-2013

Internal Market II, Module Advanced EU Law (Module Coordinator), Master of European and International Law, China-EU School of Law, Beijing, CUPL University, Changping, China

2009-2010

EU Competition Law (module), MA for International Lawyers, University of Bologna, Faculty of Law

Seminars on the Area of Freedom Security and Justice, Law School for lawyers and magistrates, University of Bologna

Legal English for Lawyers (module) , Fondazione Forense (Bar Association), Bologna

2008-2009

Judicial Protection in the EU (module), Law School for lawyers and magistrates, University of Bologna

2007-2009

EC Antitrust Law and EC Antitrust Procedure (modules), MA for International Lawyers, University of Bologna, Faculty of Law

Seminars on “The sources of EU Law, preliminary references and judicial cooperation in civil and criminal matters”, Law School for lawyers and magistrates, University of Bologna

Training course for employees of the Region on the Regional legislator and the Binding Effects of the EC Legal Order, University of Bologna, Faculty of Law

Legal English in EU Law Matters (module), MA for International Lawyers, University of Bologna, Faculty of Law

2007-2008

Seminars on the functioning of the institutions of the European Union and on the impact of EC law on domestic legal orders, Training course for judges on “The European Social Fund”, Court of Appeal, Reggio Calabria


2006-2008

EU law (module), Summer School on European Union and Legal Reform, Center for Constitutional Studies and Democratic Development, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and University of Bologna, Faculty of Law

2006-2007

Antitrust Law and EC Antitrust Procedure (modules), MA in International Relations, Europe and Latin America, University of Bologna, Faculty of Political Science

2006 to present

Law of the European Union (graduate course), University of Bologna, School of Law

2005-2006

International Labour Law (undergraduate course), University of Bologna, Faculty of Law

Seminar on Competition Law in the European Union, Madrid Complutense University, Faculty of Law

2003-2006

Institutions of the EC, EC Antitrust Law, and EC Antitrust Procedure (modules), MA program in International Relations: Europe and Latin America University of Bologna, Faculty of Political Science

2003-2005

Economic and Institutional Development in International Law (module), MA program in Development, Innovation and Change, University of Bologna, Department of Economic Science

2002-2005

Legal English in EU Law matters (module), MA for International Lawyers, University of Bologna, Faculty of Law

2002-2003

Free circulation of goods and free competition within the EU (modules), MA program in Governance e Politiche dell’integrazione europea per i Paesi dell’Europa Sud Orientale, University of Bologna, Faculty of Political Science (Forlì)

Conference presentations and invited lectures

2018

“La saga Taricco tra identità nazionale e protezione dei diritti fondamentali”, Roundtable debate “La regola Taricco fra diritto europeo e principi supremi dell’ordinamento italiano”, University of Milan, June (invited speaker).

“La protección de los derechos fundamentales en la Union europea”, School for Advanced Legal Studies of the University di Bologna, June/July (invited speaker).

“Sanità elettronica e prospettive di sviluppo dell'e-health nell’Unione Europea”, Roundtable debate “Le nuove frontiere della tutela della salute nel diritto internazionale e dell’unione europea”, University of Ferrara, June (invited speaker).

“FTAs and healthcare services: Combining market access rules and reservations on public services”, University of Bologna, April (invited speaker).

2017

“The protection of cultural diversity in the European Union”. International Conference “Culture, littérature, travail” - H.E.A.D. Humanities and Enterprises Annual Dialogue, Università di Bologna, July.

“Free movement of Lawyers and the effectiveness of EU law: recent trends in Italy”, Training seminar “The established lawyer: guarantees, current practice and administrative hurdles”, Court of Cassation, Rome, May (organizer and speaker).

“International conventions and cooperation instruments for combating corruption”. Opening lecture for the MA Programme on Public procurement, Public Administration School, University of Bologna, June (invited speaker).

“The Free movement of patients in the European Union”, School for Advanced Legal Studies of the University di Bologna, May (organizer and speaker).

2016

“EU Competition law and sharing economy”. Jean Monnet seminar “Digital Single Market between competition and regulation”, University of Bologna, School of Law, 28 October (organizer and speaker)

“Representing the European Integration Process from a legal perspective”. International Seminar “Raconter l’Europe”, University of Bologna, October (invited speaker)

“Ne bis in idem and EU antitrust law”. Jean Monnet Roundtable debate “The Principle of Ne bis in idem in the ECHR and in the EU legal order”, University of Milan, Department of Public and International Law, July (invited speaker)

2015

“The rights of defense of undertakings in EU antitrust proceedings: does the standard of protection meet the requirements of the ECHR?”. International conference “The ECHR and the EU: complementary and competition in the protection of fundamental rights”, organized by the International Association of Lawyers (UIA) in co-operation with the University of Bologna and the Bologna Bar Association, June (invited speaker)

“The Protection and Promotion of the Rule of Law in the European Union”. III Turkish-Italian constitutional law conference “The rule of law”, Eastern Mediterranean University, Faculty of Law, Northern Cyprus, June (invited speaker)

“Harmonization in Healthcare: the Equality of EU Patients”. International conference “The Principles of Equality and non-discrimination in the European Union”, University of Bologna, May (invited speaker)

“Public e private enforcement of competition law in the field of state aid: procedural guarantees and judicial protections”. Doctoral School of International and European Union Law, University of Milan, May (invited speaker)

“The role of national judges in the enforcement of EU law”. Conference “The relation between national and supranational legal orders: legal antinomies and national courts”, School for Advanced Legal Studies of the University of Bologna, April (organizer and speaker)

“The fight against corruption in the European Union”. Conference “The prevention and repression of corruption in the Public Administration”, School for Advanced Legal Studies of the University of Bologna, February (invited speaker)

2014

“Las relaciones entre el Derecho Internacional y el Derecho Nacional. El Control de Convencionalidad”. Consejo Superior de la Judicatura de Colombia, Escuela Judicial ‘Rodrigo Lara Bonilla’, December (invited speaker)

“Differential Integration and Enhanced Cooperation in the European Union”. Round table debate “Tobin Tax: EU and National aspects”, European Doctoral School of Fiscal Law, University of Bologna, July (invited speaker)

“The Role of the Hearing Officer in Antitrust Cases. A Critical Assessment of the New Mandate and Practice After 2011”. IX ASCOLA Conference, University of Warsaw, June (invited speaker)

“Identifying Constitutional Identities in the Case Law of the Court of Justice of the European Union”, IX World Conference of the International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL), University of Oslo, June

“The Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato and the administrative cooperation within the European Competition Network”, Conference: “The implementation of EU Law. Role of the institutions and administrative cooperation”, University of Bologna, March

2013

“Free circulation of lawyers in the European Union: harmonization, abuse of law and national identities”. Conference “The rights of EU citizens, professionals and consumers”, University of Modena, March (invited speaker)

“The primacy of EU law and the principle of res iudicata”. European Doctoral School of Fiscal Law, University of Bologna, February (invited speaker)

2012

“Access to Health Care in the post-Lisbon Era and the Genuine Enjoyment of EU citizens’ rights”. International Conference “The EU after the Lisbon Treaty”, University of Bologna, November (invited speaker)

“EU Competences and the Legislative Power of the Council and the Parliament”, Conference “Local Governance and the EU Legislative Process”. LUISS University, Rome, July 2012 (invited speaker)

2011

“Access to Cross-border Patient Mobility in the EU”. International Conference “Health Care and Fundamental Rights at the EU and National Levels”, University of Bologna, December 2011 (organizer and speaker)

“Cartel Criminalization and International Cooperation: The EU-US Agreements on Extradition and Mutual Legal Assistance under Review”. International Conference “The External Dimension of the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice”, University of Rennes 1, September 2011

“Equal Access to Public Procurement, Third North-South Human Rights Forum: Discrimination”, International Association of Lawyers (UIA) in co-operation with the University of Bologna and the Bologna Bar Association, September 2011

“The Role of the European Court of Justice in the Creation of a European Criminal System”. Conference on EU Criminal Law and the Role of National Judges, Italian Superior Council of the Judiciary, Rome, July (invited speaker)

“Lawyers and EU Law” Closing conference, IX Edition of the MA in EU Law Andrea Cafiero, San Marco di Castellabate, June (invited speaker)

“Age Discrimination in Light of the Most Recent Case Law of the European Court of Justice, Forum on Discrimination”, Modena Bar Association in co-operation with the Municipality of Modena, May (invited speaker)

2010

“Free movement of Lawyers in the European Union”, Bologna Bar Association, Bologna, May (organizer and speaker)

“Fundamental Rights after Lisbon: complementarity, coherence and primacy, International”. Conference “Towards a Unified System of Protection in Europe? The European Convention on Human Rights & the EU Charter on Fundamental Rights”, Centre of European Law, King’s College London, July

2009

“The New Anti-Monopoly Law in China from a European Perspective”. First China-EU School of Law Workshop, Beijing, January (invited speaker)

“The European Anti-Fraud Office and the Rights of Defence of Individuals”. Roundtable debate “EU Funding 2007-2013, Combatting Frauds in the Field of Structural Funds”, Chamber of Commerce, Bologna, April (invited speaker)

Other relevant academic experiences and ongoing activities

October 2017 to present

Member of the Scientific Committee of the School for Advanced Legal Studies of the University of Bologna


September 2017 to present

Coordinator of the course on EU Law and Member of the Steering Committee of the School for lawyers and magistrates of the University of Bologna

September 2017 to present

Member of the Jean Monnet Network “Law TTIP – Legal Ambiguities withstanding TTIP”, University of Bologna, King’s College London and University of Rennes

November 2015

Member of the Editorial Board of the Eurojus Law Journal

September 2014 to present

Member of the Jean Monnet Chair “Citizens Beyond Lisbon”

September 2013 to present

Member of the Board of Professors of the PhD Programme in EU Law, University of Bologna, School of Law

January 2013 to present

Member of the research team on “The principles of equality and non-discrimination in the European Union”, Research Project selected and financed by the Italian Ministry of Education

November 2012 to present

Member of the research team on “International Disaster Response Law”, Research Project selected and financed by the Italian Ministry of Education

June 2012 to present

Member of the Editorial Board of the Law Journal Diritto comunitario e degli scambi internazionali, Editoriale Scientifica

September 2011 – August 2013

Member of the Jean Monnet Chair Ad Personam “The Impact of the Lisbon Treaty on European Integration”

February 2011 to present

Member of the Manuscript Submission, Review and Tracking System for the China-EU Law Journal, Springer

October 2010 to November 2013

Member of LISBOAN (Linking Interdisciplinary Integration Studies by Broadening the European Academic Network) funded under the European Union’s Lifelong Learning Programme

June 2008 to present

In charge of the Erasmus Exchange Programme with the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

January 2008- November 2012

Member of the China-EU School of Law (CESL), CUPL University, Changping, China

November 2007 – January 2010

Member of the Italian Editing Board for the Revista General de Derecho Publico Comparado, Iustel

September – December 2005

Visiting Researcher at the Faculty of Law of the Universidad Complutense, Madrid, collaborating with professor S. Pastor Prieto