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João Atanásio

Professor João Atanásio is a PhD student in Law and holds a master degree in Law by the Law School of Universidade de Lisboa (2000), with the thesis “Os dilemas socioeconómicos da integração monetária europeia” (The socio-economical dilemmas of the European monetary integration). He did his under-graduation in Law (1989) from the Portuguese Catholic University. He is the Assistant Professor at Universidade Europeia and was a lecturer at Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon (1996-2009). He is Coordinator of the Law Department at Universidade Europeia, member of the Council at Ensino Superior Militar and member of the Board at Associação Portuguesa do Direito da Educação. He serves as the President of the Board of ENSICAPITAL, SGPS and ENSIMÓVEL, S.A. He was previously the head of the Secretary of State of University Education’s cabinet (2011-2013). His publications include, amongst others: “O Fundo Monetário Internacional: Objetivos, Funções e Atuação”, in Estudos em Homenagem ao Professor Doutor Paulo Pitta e Cunha, Coimbra Editora, 2010; “A zona euro: uma área monetária cada vez menos ótima”, in Revista de Estudos Europeus, Ano III, n.º 5, 2010; “Abre-te sésamo: a longa marcha da Turquia em direção à casa europeia”, Estudos em Homenagem ao Professor Doutor António de Sousa Franco, Coimbra Editora, 2006. His expertise remains focused on EU Law, International Economic Relations, and Educational Law. He is an associate member of CIDEEFF, joining the research group on Globalization, Economic Integration and Development: European and Lusophone Perspectives.