Joana Abrisketa Uriarte

Key Staff

Previous to joining the University of Deusto, she completed the European Master Degree on International Humanitarian Action fulfilling the internship requirement at the European Commission (1997). She has taught International Law, European Law and International Organizations since 2000 both at the University of Deusto and on the above-mentioned European Master Degree programme. She has also accepted invitations to teach at other universities, both national and international.

She has participated in relevant FP7 European projects such as the FRAME. The project required that she worked closely with the nineteen participating institutions. Particularly, she was responsible for a team of five researchers in order to complete a work package on European Union external action and human rights.

In addition to European-wide projects, she was Vicedean for International Relations and Research at the Faculty of Law at Deusto for four years. A high level of communication and networking skills was required in this position. Following this experience, she was designated her present position, that of Director of the Transnational Law Department in the same Faculty.