Brief Bio

Alberto Miglio is assistant professor (tenure-track) of European Union Law at the Law Department of the University of Turin. He holds a law degree from the University of Turin (2011), an LL.M. from the College of Europe in Bruges (2012) and a PhD from the University of Milan-Bicocca (2016). He was a visiting scholar at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (2015, 2017, 2018), at the University of Maastricht (2017) and at the Brussels Privacy Hub of the Vrije Universiteit Brussels (2020). He was managing editor of European Papers from 2017 to 2021 and has worked as an analyst for EU Law Live since 2020.

In addition to holding undergraduate EU Law courses (in Italian) since 2014, Alberto taught EU External Relations Law at postgraduate level (in English) at the University of Turin from 2018 to 2020. He has also been coaching teams for several international moot court competitions in English and French since 2012.

He has authored a monograph on differentiated integration in the EU and several publications on EU law and has edited with S. Montaldo and F. Costamagna the book European Union Law Enforcement: The Evolution of Sanctioning Powers (Routledge, 2021). His research interests include differentiated integration, EU external relations, cultural property law and international arbitration.

Selected publications in English:

  1. ‘Sanctions in the EMU Economic Pillar’, in S. Montaldo, F. Costamagna, A. Miglio (eds), European Union Law Enforcement: The Evolution of Sanctioning Powers, Routledge, 2021, pp. 139-160 (with F. Costamagna)
  2. ‘The Jurisdiction of the Unified Patent Court: A Model for the Application of the Brussels I Recast Regulation to non-EU Disputes?’, in A. Trunk, N. Hatzimichail (eds), EU Civil Litigation and Third Countries: Which Way Forward?, Nomos-Hart, 2020, pp. 71-93
  3. ‘Intermediaries in the Case Law of the Court of Justice of the EU: The Interplay between Liability Exemptions and Rules on IP Protection’, in B. Petkova, T. Ojanen (eds), Fundamental Rights Protection Online: The Future Regulation of Intermediaries, Elgar, 2020, pp. 175-196
  4. ‘Enforcing the Right to Be Forgotten beyond EU Borders’, in E. Carpanelli, N. Lazzerini (eds), Use and Misuse of New Technologies. Contemporary Challenges in International and European Law, Springer, 2019, pp. 305-326
  5. ‘Setting Borders to Forgetfulness: AG Suggests Limiting the Scope of the Search Engine Operators’ Obligation to Deference Personal Data’, in European Data Protection Law Review, 2019, pp. 136-141
  6. ‘Differentiated Integration and the Principle of Loyalty’, in European Constitutional Law Review, 2018, 475-498
  7. ‘Solidarity in EU Asylum and Migration Law: Crisis Management Tool or Structural Principle?’, in E. Kużelewska, A. Weatherburn, D. Kloza (eds) Irregular Migration as a Challenge for Democracy, Intersentia, 2018, pp. 23-50
  8. ‘Back to Yahoo!? Regulatory Clashes in Cyberspace in the Light of EU Data Protection Law’, in G. Vermeulen, E. Lievens (eds), Data Protection and Privacy under Pressure. Transatlantic Tensions, EU Surveillance, and Big Data, Maklu, 2017, pp. 101-122
  9. ‘The Regulation on the Provision of Emergency Support within the Union: Humanitarian Assistance and Financial Solidarity in the Refugee Crisis’, in European Papers, 2016, pp. 1171-1182
  10. Schengen, Differentiated Integration and Cooperation with the ‘Outs’’, in European Papers, 2016, pp. 139-148

Courses taught at CTLS

  • International Commercial Litigation (Fall 2022)
  • The European Union in the World: The Law of EU External Relations (Fall 2022)