Brief Bio

Roberto Caranta is full professor of Administrative law with the Law Department of the University of Turin (Italy). Coordinator of a PHD program. Director of a master program on Public Procurement Management for Sustainable Development organized by his University and the ITCILO. Member of the Procurement Review Board of the European Space Agency (ESA). He is working on institutional issues of EU law, and specifically judicial review, on environmental law, and on public procurement law. He was the General rapporteur to the 2014 FIDE Congress in Copenhagen and author of the ‘General Report’ in U. NEERGAARD, C. JACKSON, G.S. ØLYKKe (eds) Public Procurement Law: Limitations, Opportunities and Paradoxes. The XXVI FIDE Congress in Copenhagen, 2014 Congress Publications Vol. 3 (DJØF, 2014). Together with Steen Treumer he is editing the European Procurement Law Series. Among his most recent works ‘The changes to the public contract directives and the story they tell about how EU law works’ 52 (2015) CMLRev, 391; ‘Mapping the margins of EU public contracts law: covered, mixed, excluded and special contracts’ in F. LICHÈRE, R. CARANTA and S. TREUMER (eds), Modernising Public Procurement: The New Directive (Copenhagen, DJØF, 2014); ‘Sustainable Procurement’ in M. TRYBUS, R. CARANTA, G. EDELSTAM (eds) EU Public Contract Law. Public Procurement and Beyond (Bruxelles, Bruylant, 2014) ; Les exigences systémiques dans le droit administratif de l’Union européenne” in C. BLUMANN – F. PICOD (eds), Annuaire de Droit de l’Union Européenne 2012 (Paris, Editions Panthéon Assas, 2014).

Courses taught at CTLS

  • The Rise of the Modern Regulatory State (Spring 2011)
  • State Liability in Tort (Fall 2012)
  • Core Course: Introduction to Transnational Law (Spring 2013)