Professor in Administrative Law, University of the Basque Country

Iñigo Urrutia Libarona

Iñigo Urrutia Libarona, graduated in Law in 1989, and Ph Doctor in Law, with honours in 2004 by the University of the Basque Country; his doctoral dissertation on linguistic rights and the fundamental right to education, was awarded Magna Cum Laude and Extraordinary prize 2004-2006. He holds the position of senior lecturer of Administrative Law at the University of the Basque Country (accredited Full Professor). His areas of special competence are as follows: general administrative law, language rights and minority rights, human rights, public intervention into the economy, environmental law and biotechnology. Author of nine books, one of which has been published by the Council of Europe, and over fifty articles on Fundamental Rights, Constitutional and Administrative law, EU Law, Cultural and Linguistic Diversity, International, European end domestic standards of protection of minorities and languages, and accommodation of ethnic and linguistic diversity. He has been invited to give lectures by some universities as the University of Hamburg (2017), the University of Moncton (2013), University of Illinois (2012), University of Nevada (2011), Stanford University (2008). He has a long experience in University management positions and nowadays he is also a member of the Research Ethics Committee of the University of the Basque Country.