Javier Porras Belarra holds a Doctorate in European Studies (International Mention) and a Bachelor’s Degree in European Law awarded by the CEU San Pablo University, with specialist studies at Universität Tübingen, Germany.
He is a specialist in European and Spanish Competition Law from the Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles and Masters’ Degree in the EU by the Instituto Universitario de Estudios Europeos CEU San Pablo and the Instituto Universitario Ortega y Gasset.
He added to his studies by taking several courses in public management (Fondazione per l’Ambiente – Turín), Civil Mediation and Contract Law (Law Society of Ireland) and legal research studies as visiting Doctorate at the Instituto Universitario Europeo de Florencia.
Currently, he is the Academic Secretary at the Faculty of Law and Professor of European Union Law, Competition Law, Domestic Market and EU Liberties, European and International Procedural Law, International Public Law and International Relations at the CEU San Pablo University, as well as researcher at the University Institute of European Studies of this university.
Javier has collaborated as legal counsel for the Banco Iberoamericano de Inversiones, the Panama Government. in EU commissions for EU-China relations, and for the Ministry of Economics and Competition, in matters of Competition Law.
He is Secretary-General of the European Law Moot Court Society. For the past six years, he has participated weekly at the “UN Analysis” radio show at the National University of Colombia and is a member of the AEPDIRI (Asociación Española de Profesores de Derecho Internacional y Relaciones Internacionales, the Spanish Association of International Law and International Relations Professors), of the ESIL (the European Society of International Law) and the RADC (Red Académica de Derecho de la Competencia, the Competition Law Academic Network.)
Languages: English, German, Chinese (beginner)