Antonio Bar Cendon

Prof. Dr. Antonio Bar Cendon

Visiting Professor
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Prof. Antonio BAR CENDON is Professor of Constitutional Law and Jean Monnet Professor of Constitutional Law of the European Union at the Faculty of Law, University of Valencia, Spain (Antonio.Bar@uv.es). As of 15 September Prof. BAR CENDON is a visiting scholar at the IES for the academic year 2010-2011. He studied Law and Political Science in the Universities of Santiago and Zaragoza, Spain, Harvard University, USA, and the European University Institute, Florence, Italy (where he was “Jean Monnet Fellow”). He has also been visiting scholar and guest lecturer in many other Universities, including Universiteit Maastricht, NL; The Hebrew University, Jerusalem; Haifa University, Israel; Universidad de la Habana, Cuba; Chinese National School of Administration, Beijing, China; Texas A&M University, Texas; South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas, USA; Universidade Federal de Sergipe, Aracaju, Brasil; Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia.

Between 1997 and 2003 he was a member of the European Institute of Public Administration, Maastricht, The Netherlands, where he held the position of Head of the Research Committee. As a consultant, he has worked in numerous projects for the Spanish Government, the European Union and the Council of Europe in various European Countries and in the Middle East, dealing with issues such as institutional and capacity building, public administration, constitutional law, and EU law and institutions. At present, Prof BAR CENDON is conducting research on the EU policies concerning the Mediterranean and, very specifically, the Middle East.

Curriculum vitae

• Prof. Antonio BAR CENDON (Spanish national) is Professor of Constitutional Law and Jean Monnet Professor of Constitutional Law of the European Union at the Faculty of Law, University of Valencia, Spain.
• He studied Law and Political Science in the Universities of Santiago and Zaragoza, Spain (where he received his Doctorate in Law), in Harvard University, USA, and in the European University Institute, Florence, Italy (where he was “Jean Monnet Fellow”).
• He has held positions of Lecturer, Assistant Professor and Professor in the Universities of Santiago, Zaragoza, Cantabria, Santander (where he got his first chair as full professor, in 1989), and Valencia (present position), in Spain. In 2004 he was appointed Jean Monnet Professor of Constitutional Law of the EU by the European Commission. He has also been visiting scholar and guest lecturer in many other Spanish Universities and in other Universities abroad, including Universiteit Maastricht, NL; The Hebrew University, Jerusalem; Haifa University, Israel; Universidad de la Habana, Cuba; Chinese National School of Administration, Beijing, China; Texas A&M University, Texas; South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas, USA; Universidade Federal de Sergipe, Aracaju, Brasil; Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia; Institute for European Studies, the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium (as of Sep. 15, 2010).
• He was Vice-Rector of the University of Cantabria, Spain, and Director of the Department of Public Law.
• Between 1997 and 2003 he was a member of the European Institute of Public Administration, Maastricht, The Netherlands, where he held the position of Head of the Research Committee.
• As a consultant, he has worked in numerous projects for the Spanish Government, the European Union (the European Parliament and the European Commission), and the Council of Europe (International Institute for Democracy), in various European Countries and in the Middle East, dealing with issues such as institutional and capacity building, public administration, constitutional law, and EU law and institutions.
• In the Middle East, he was a member and the legal adviser of the team of three European experts that assisted in the election and establishment of the Palestinian Authority and in the relating negotiations with Israel (1994-1996).
• He was also a member of the International Advisory Group which assisted the Constitutional Committee of the Iraqi National Assembly on the drafting of the Iraqi Constitution (2005).
• He is a member of the group of experts (“Academic Committee”) that advises the European Commission (Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency) in the management of the EU programmes in the fields of education, audiovisual and culture, including the Jean Monnet action. He has also been a consultant for the Directorate-General for Education and Culture in other programmes.
• He is a consultant-evaluator for the Spanish Agencia Nacional de Evaluación y Prospectiva, Ministry of Education and Science, Madrid, España.
• He is a member of the Team Europe - Spain, European Commission.
• He is a member of several professional and academic associations and has published ten books and numerous articles on Constitutional Law, Political Science, and on the EU Law and Institutions, in Spanish, English, French, Italian, and Catalonion, in collective books and academic journals (see list below).