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PDI-Catedratic/a d'Universitat
Department: Constitutional Law, Political and Administrative Sciences
(9638) 28930

Luis Jimena Quesada (Massamagrell Valencia, 1968) is Full Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of Valencia and awarded Doctor Honoris Causa by the National University of La Plata (Argentina). He has been officially recognised 5 five-year periods (of teaching), 5 six-year periods (of research) and 9 three-year periods (of service)

In addition, in the academic field, Luis Jimena was the First European Doctor of Law (PhD in Law) in the University of Valencia. He is the current Secretary General (since January 2016 till December 2019) of the International Institute of Human Rights (Strasbourg, France) founded by the Nobel Peace Prize René Cassin, where he has also been Professor and Director of Studies since 1993. In Spain, he has been Member and President (2014 and 2015) of the Spanish Committee (Law Section) of Independent Experts for the Assessment of the University Activity Research (ANECA – The National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation of Spain, concerning the Spanish Higher Education System). Author of more than three-hundred publications in the field of Constitutional Law and European Human Rights Law, among them 17 books*.

Concerning his legal experience, he has been Member and President of the European Committee of Social Rights of the Council of Europe (2009-2014) as well as Substitute Judge at the High Court of Justice (Supreme Court of the Valencia Region –Administrative Chamber) since judicial year 1997/1998 till judicial year 2017/2018, where I has been the “Judge Rapporteur” of hundreds of judgments (see, e.g., the database CENDOJ of the Spanish General Council of the Judiciary -Consejo General del Poder Judicial-). Furthermore, he is currently “Ad Hoc” Judge at the European Court of Human Rights as well as independent person (alternate) representing the Council of Europe before the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) (2015-2020).

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