Levin College of Law

Roberto Virzo

Visiting International Adjunct Professor


Mailing Address:
367 Holland Hall

(352) 273-0775


Roberto Virzo is Associate Professor of International Law at the University of Sannio (Benevento); Adjunct Professor of International Organizations at LUISS Guido Carli University (Rome) and, since 2011, Visiting International Professor of International Law of the Sea and International Environmental Law at the University of Florida Levin College of Law.

He has been Visiting Professor at Universities of Rennes I; Picardie “Jules Verne”; Jaén; Castilla la Mancha, Paris Ouest/ Nanterre La Défense, Federal de Santa Catarina, as well as Visiting Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Public International Law and Comparative Law (Heidelberg). Furthermore, he is a regular speaker at various meetings and International Conferences. He holds a Ph.D. in International Law and EU Law from University of Bari Aldo Moro. He served as Italian Delegate at the XVI Session of the Procurement Group of UNCITRAL.

He is member of several journals’ editorial boards, author of the book Il regolamento delle controversie nel diritto del mare: rapport tra procedimenti (CEDAM, 2008) – reviewed, ex multiis, in American Journal of International Law and in Annuaire Français de Droit International – as well as over sixty contributions on International Law and EU Law published in journals such as The Law and Practice of International Courts and Tribunals, Rivista di diritto internazionale, Rivista di diritto internazionale privato e processuale, Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce, in the Max Planck Encyclopedia for Public International Law and in a number of edited volumes.

He has recently co-edited the volumes Evolutions in the Law of International Organizations (with Ivan Ingravallo, Brill, Nijhoff, 2015); Orientamento sessuale, identità di genere e tutela dei minori (with Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol, Ed. Scientifiche Italiane, 2016), Dialoghi con Ugo Villani (with Ennio Triggiani et al., Cacucci, 2017).

Professor Virzo has media appearances in leading European newspapers, news agencies and broadcasters.