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Sergio Nasarre-Aznar

UNESCO Housing Chair - University Rovira i Virgili
Civil law Professor
Tarragona Area, Spain
Sergio Nasarre-Aznar (Tarragona, 1974) is Full Professor of Civil Law and Director of the UNESCO Housing Chair at the University Rovira i Virgili (Spain). He is European Doctor in Law and holds an M.Phil. in Land Economy of the University of Cambridge. Since 2008 he is a Corresponding Member of the Spanish Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation. He holds the ICREA Fellowship to the excellence of research 2016-2020. Consultant of the EU Commission, the Catalan Parliament and Government, Amnesty International, FAO and the Association of German Pfandbrief Banks. Since 2018, advisor to the German Ministry of the Interior, Construction and Community for the implementation of housing policies in Europe in its European Presidency in 2020. He has been Deputy Judge in the Court of Appeal of Tarragona for 15 years (2004-2018). He is the author of four books and has edited nine more. He has published 95 research papers and book chapters and has delivered over 170 invited speeches in 15 countries. He has taken part in drafting five laws related to housing. He has been main researcher or taken part in more than 40 national and international research projects, among which some with the EU Commission and the European Parliament about tenancies, evictions and homelessness, cross-border acquisition of land, mortgage consumers and collaborative economy.