Fabrizio Marrella, (LLD Université de Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne, LLD Bolonia University Law School, Diploma of The Hague Academy of International Law) is professor of International Law at Cà Foscari University of Venice, where he teaches International Law, International Business Law, International Investment Law and Maritime Law. He is presently the European Programme Director of the European Master Program in Human Rights and Democratisation of the European Inter-university Center for Human rights and Democratisation (EIUC - www.eiuc.org) where he has been a member of the Board of Directors since its foundation in 2002. He is Series editor of EIUC Studies in Human rights and Democratisation (Cambridge University Press) and serves in the editorial board of important reviews.
He was formerly Adjunct Professor of International Business Law at the IHEAL (Institute for Advanced Studies on Latin America) of the Université de Paris III-La Sorbonne Nouvelle and Lecturer at the Institut de Droit Comparé de Paris (Université de Paris II-Panthéon Assas). He has taught "The international Arbitral Process", Vanderbilt University Law School (Venice program); International Business Transactions (Widener International Law Summer Institute); Derecho del comercio internacional (taught in Spanish) in the Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico. He has served as co-Director for Wake Forest Law School Comparative Law Program in Venice. In 2006, Prof Marrella has been appointed professeur invité at the Université Robert Schuman of Strasbourg. In 2007 and 2008, Prof. Marrella has served as vice-Director of the Harvard University-Venice program where he has taught Introduction to International Business Law.
He specializes in International Economic Law and focuses primarily on international commercial and investment arbitration also in connection with new human rights issues. He advises on the same matters and his scholarly writings have been cited by courts, arbitration tribunals and commentators, including arbitral panels deciding cases under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce and other major international arbitration centers.
He is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Italian.
Prof. Marrella is a member of the International Law Association (ILA); the European Society of International Law (ESIL); Italian Society for International Law (SIDI/ISIL); Italian Arbitration Association (AIA); French Society for International Law (SFDI); Société de Legislation comparée; Association des Anciens de la Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris (C.I.U.P.); Association of Attenders and Alumni of the Hague Academy of International Law.