Carlos Esplugues is Professor of Private International Law and International Trade Law at the University of Valencia. He holds LLMs from the University of Valencia (1982) and Harvard University (1985), an MSc from the University of Edinburgh (1983) and a PhD from the University of Valencia (1983).
Professor Esplugues has been President of the Spanish Association of Professors of International Law and International Relations (Asociación Española de Profesores de Derecho Internacional y Relaciones Internacionales) and he is currently the Spanish Delegate to the UNCITRAL ’ s WG II – Dispute Settlement.
Professor Esplugues is the co-author of two leading handbooks on International Trade Law and Private International Law in Spain and has hundreds of publications in these two fields, with a special reference to international dispute resolution in the most prestigious journals and editorials. He is regularly invited as a distinguished visiting professor to many leading universities of Europe, Asia and Latin America. He also acts as an international arbitrator and mediator.