Teresa Freixes

Professor of Constitutional Law at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) since 1993 and Jean Monnet Chair since 2003, ad personam since 2008.

Professional activity at the University and as a legal expert of the European Commission since 1994 (participation in the elaboration of the Amsterdam Treaty, the Charter of Fundamental Rights, the European Constitution and the Lisbon Treaty) and of the Council of Europe since 1997 (Program of Juridical Assistance for the East European Countries to form magistrates and professors and supervise the legislative adaptation process, 1997-99). Member of the Royal Academy of Doctors since 2010. Member (representative for Spain) of the Réseau UE d’experts indépendants en matière de droits fondamentaux (2002-2006) of the European Commission. Senior Expert of FRANET (Fundamental Rights Agency and European Institute for Gender Equality, Legal Experts Group, 2005-2014). Principal Investigator in several projects of R+D+I, European Programs and High Level Working Groups. Reports for the European Commission, the European Parliament, the Government of Spain (Ministries of Public Administration and Social Affairs), the Governments of Catalonia, Andalusia, Balearic Islands and several private organisations (Bar associations, NGOs). Visiting teacher in different Universities; Member of several Scientific Councils and Observatories. Official evaluator in EAECA, ANEP and AGAUR. Distinction Success Stories (World Reference Jean Monnet Chair). Publication of a dozen of books and more than 100 articles or chapters of books.