Associate Professor, IUAV (Venice, IT)
Barbara Pasa is an associate professor of Comparative Private Law at the Iuav University of Venice, Department of Design and Planning in Complex Environments. She is a research fellow at the SSST, an institution of excellence and higher education for University of Turin, where she teaches ‘Law, Politics and Globalization’. Prior to joining Iuav University of Venice, she was an associate professor at the Law Department of Turin, holding the chairs of Comparative Law and European Private Law. She received her BA and LLM degree from the University of Trento (Italy) and holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Private Law from the University of Trento (Italy). She is now qualified for the position of full professor (idoneità prima fascia).
She is a lawyer (Italian Bar) and a member of the ELI – European Law Institute; of the SIRD and of the AIDC (both Italian Societies for Comparative Lawyers).
Her teaching interests include Comparative Private Law, European Private Law, as well as some core areas of private law such as Contract Law and Consumer Protection, IP Rights and ICT.
Her main research interests lie in the field of Comparative Law, European Private Law, Contract Law and Intellectual Property Rights, Legal Translation, Cultural and Language Pluralism.