MILE Profile

Luis Miguel Hinojosa Martínez
University of Granada
Interest Group Membership: 
International Economic Law
The EU as a Global Actor
Current Research: 
Free Movement of Capital; Security Council Sanctions against Terrorism; ECB supervisory competence; EU competence on investment
Professor Luis Hinojosa is Vice-President of the European Society of International Law and the Director of the Department of Public International Law and International Relations of Granada University. He was the former Director of the European Documentation Centre of that University for 10 years. After working as an attorney in Brussels (Van Bael and Bellis law firm), he joined Granada University teaching staff. His main areas of teaching and research include international economic law, European Union law, and international terrorism. His research has covered a number of different fields in international and European law. He has published extensively on the regulation of the European Single Market, above all on the free movement of capital and the integration of European financial markets. He has dealt with the application of European law by national judges, European and international tax law, EU competencies and EU external economic relations. Within the context of international law, he has analysed the legal instruments to fight terrorism, and its implications for human rights, as well as published on the concepts of sovereignty and globalization, transparency of international financial institutions, the economic analysis of law and various issues of international economic law. He has written books on international economic law (2010), international legal instruments against the financing of terrorism (2008), the competencies of the European Union (2006), fair trade and social rights (2002) and the international and European regulation of capital movements (1997). He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Revista de Derecho Comunitario Europeo and the Revista Española de Derecho Internacional, and of the Executive Board of AEDEUR (Spanish Association for the Study of European Law), a member of SIEL (Society of International Economic Law), and of AEPDIRI (Spanish Association for International Law), and former member of its Executive Board. He was appointed in 2008 as Coordinator of Social and Legal Sciences of AGAE (Andalusian Agency of Evaluation), the independent scientific body in charge of the evaluation of research of the 10 Andalusian universities. Professor Hinojosa has been Visiting Scholar in the Stetson School of Law, Florida (2007) and in Berkeley University, California (2010). He obtained his law degrees at Granada University, Ph.D., 1996; LL.M., London School of Economics and Political Science, London University, 1990; Licence spécial en droit européen, Institut d'Etudes européennes, Université Libre de Bruxelles, 1989.