Brief Bio

Francesco Costamagna is associate professor of European Union law and lecturer in international public law at the Law Department of University of Turin. He also teaches in the LL.M. in Comparative Law Economic and Finance jointly organized by the University of Turin, the International University College and the University of Eastern Piedmont; in the LL.M. in International Trade Law of the University of Turin and the University Institute of European Studies and in the Master in Global Governance Studies of the Law School at Sciences Po Paris.

He has been visiting scholar at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (University of Dundee). He holds a Ph.D. in International Economic Law at the “L. Bocconi” University of Milan (Italy). His Ph.D. thesis was on “International Protection of Public Infrastructure Investments and State Sovereignty”.

Moreover, he also participated as a member of the Italian Delegation to the UNICTRAL Working Group II (Arbitration and Conciliation).

He is the author of a book on the impact of EU internal market law on the organization and provision of social and health services, as well as of articles and book chapters, both in English and Italian, on topics concerning EU law, international economic law and human rights.

His main research interest concerns the relationship (and the tension) between economic and non-economic values (mainly social ones) under international and EU law.

Selected Publications

Regulating Public Services and International Investment Law, in M. Krajewski (ed.), Services of General Interest Beyond the Single Market, TMC Asser Press, The Hague, 2015, pp. 77-109

Accordi commerciali regionali e diritto dell’OMC, in G. Venturini (ed.), L’Organizzazione Mondiale del Commercio, 3rd ed., Giuffré Editore, Milano, 2014, pp. 275-302

Riduzione delle risorse disponibili e abbassamento dei livelli di tutela dei diritti sociali: il rispetto del nucleo minimo quale limite all’adozione di misure regressive, in Diritti umani e diritto internazionale, 8(2), 2014, pp. 371-388

The Impact of Stronger Economic Policy Coordination on the European Social Dimension: Issues of Legitimacy, in M. Adams, F. Fabbrini, P. Larouche (eds), The Constitutionalization of European Budget Constraints, Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2014, pp. 359-377

Multiregionalism in the Context of the EU Sovereign Debt Crisis: Current Legal Challenges and the Way Forward (with Annamaria Viterbo), in C. Herrmann, M. Krajewski, J. Terhechte (eds), Yearbook of International Economic Law 2014, Springer, Heidelberg-New York-Dordrecht-London, 2013, pp. 17-32

L’impatto sociale della politica di condizionalità nel contesto della crisi dell’euro: profili giuridici (with Annamaria Viterbo), in N. Napoletano, A. Saccucci (eds), Gestione internazionale delle emergenze globali, Editoriale Scientifica, Naples, 2013, pp. 167-194

Statelessness in the Context of State Succession. An Appraisal under International Law, in S. Forlati, A. Annoni (eds), The Changing Role of Nationality in International Law, Routledge, Oxford, 2013, pp. 38-53

The Provision of Social Services in Italy between Federalization and Europeanization, in U. Neergaard, E. Szyszczak, J.W. van de Gronden, M. Krajewski (eds), Social Services of General Interest in the EU, TMC Asser Press, The Hague, 2013, pp. 541-568

The Internal Market and the Welfare State: Anything New After Lisbon?, in M. Trybus, L. Rubini (eds), The Treaty of Lisbon and the Future of European Law and Policy, Cheltenham, UK –Northampton, MA, US, 2012, pp. 381-397

I servizi socio-sanitari nel mercato interno europeo. L’applicazione delle norme dell’unione europea in materia di concorrenza, aiuti di Stato e libera circolazione dei servizi, Naples, 2011

Courses taught at CTLS

  • International Investment Law (Spring 2016)
  • Social Rights in Crisis: The IMF, the EU and Economic Conditionality (Spring 2016)