JusGov is composed of the Director, the Executive Board, the Coordinating Commission of the Scientific Council, the Scientific Council, the External Advisory Board and the researchers.
The Director is elected by the Scientific Council.
The Director shall:
Represent the Center;
Ensure the coordination of the different projects and activities;
Coordinate the activities of the Centre in accordance with the purposes defined in the Centre’s Regulation;
Manage the Centre’s human, material and financial resources;
Convene meetings of the Executive Board and of the Coordinating Commission of the Scientific Council;
Convene meetings of the External Advisory Board and of the Scientific Council;
Ensure compliance with the deliberations of the Scientific Council.
The Executive Board coordinates the institutional collaboration among UMinho and the participating institutions, liaises with the Law School’s Board for the organisation of training activities and management of human resources, decides on the allocation of funds and supervises the day-to-day management of the Centre.
Coordinating Commission of the Scientific Council
Professor Patrícia Penélope Mendes Jerónimo
Professor Maria Clara da Cunha Calheiros de Carvalho
Professor Teresa Alexandra Coelho Moreira
Professor Maria Miguel Rocha Morais Carvalho Castro Martins
Professor João Sérgio Ribeiro
Professor Mário João Ferreira Monte
Professor Pedro Madeira Froufe
Professor Joana Rita Covêlo de Abreu
Professor Marco Filipe Carvalho Gonçalves
Professor Anabela Susana de Sousa Gonçalves
The Coordinating Commission of the Scientific Council shall:
Coordinate research, post-graduate education and technology transfer activities;
Liaise between the Research Groups and the Executive Board;
Prepare a strategic plan according to the general guidelines defined by the Scientific Council;
Give its opinion on the annual and multiannual plans of activities and reports, as well as on the budget.
The Scientific Council shall be composed of all Doctorate Members of the Centre and chaired by the Director.
The Scientific Council is responsible for defining the Centre’s research strategy and programme and for supervising its implementation.
External Advisory Board
The External Advisory Board is composed of individuals who have a recognized merit in the research areas of the Centre or in areas considered to be of strategic interest for their development.
The members of this Board shall be appointed by the Scientific Council of the Centre upon the proposal from the Executive Board.
The members of the External Advisory Board are the following:
- Carlos Gaspar – IPRI – Universidade Nova de Lisboa – Portugal
- Flávia Piovesan – Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo – Brazil
- Hans-Jörg Albrecht – Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law – Germany
- Hildegard Schneider – Maastricht University – The Netherlands
- Jorge Miranda – Faculdade de Direito – Universidade de Lisboa – Portugal
- José Joaquim Gomes Canotilho – Faculdade de Direito – Universidade de Coimbra – Portugal
- José Manuel Pureza – Faculdade de Economia – Universidade de Coimbra – Portugal
- Milagros Otero Parga – University of Santiago de Compostela – Spain
- Ruth Rubio Marín – University of Seville – Spain
Andreia Nogueira – Administrative expert
Célia Rocha – Financial expert
Pedro Rito – IT expert