PhD in Law, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Professor of Philosophy of Law, University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU)
Director of the International Master in Sociology of Law (UPV/EHU Official Master’s Degree).
Member of the Academic Committee of the Doctorate Globalisation under Examination at the UPV/EHU.
Member of the Basque Country Arbitration Commission
Trustee of the International Institute for the Sociology of Law.
Trustee of the Iura Vasconiae Foundation
Former coordinator of ehuGune (UPV/EHU Projection and Transfer Programme)
Former Secretary General of EuroBasque, the Basque Council of the European Movement
Former legal counsel at the European Court of Justice.
Former Basque Government Deputy Minister for Labour and Social Security
Caja Laboral (Euskadi Kutxa) Eusko Ikaskuntza 2010 Award for Humanities and Social Sciences
Leizaola 2021 Award for Studies on Basque Self-Government
Teaching stays/guest lecturer at the following universities: Oxford 2001, Helsinki 2006, Stanford 2012, Helsinki 2013, Kansai (Osaka) 2014 and lecturer at the University of Bordeaux since 2011.