Laura Gómez Urquijo holds a Phd in Law and is postgraduated at the Insitute of European Studies of Turin. She has been teaching Economics of the EU in the University of Deusto for 20 years at undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD Level. She has also been guest lecturer in various Latin American and European universities. She has supervised Doctoral, Master and Undergraduate thesis on EU integration.
Her research counts on more than 50 publications and presentations in International Conferences in the field of EU economic integration and its social impact. She has been coordinator and main researcher in EU, international and national work packages/research projects.
At the University of Deusto she has been, among others, Director of the UNESCO Chair for Human Resources in Latin America, Key Staff of the Jean Monnet Chair in Interdisciplinary Studies on European Integration and Vice Dean of the Faculty of Law. Currently she is Head of the Department of Economics and Management of the Faculty of Law.