Cantero Gamito, Marta

Department: Derecho


Marta joined the Law Department as Assistant professor (tenure track) in September 2018. Prior to that, she was postdoctoral researcher at the University of Helsinki and research associate at the FiDiPro Project on the External Dimension of European Private Law, funded by the Academy of Finland (2015-2018). During the academic year 2017-2018, Marta was teaching EU law at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). She obtained her PhD at the European University Institute, where she also was research associate an ERC-funded project on European Regulatory Private Law. During the Fall term 2019, Marta is visiting scholar at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard Law School.

At CUNEF, Marta teaches legal philosophy and law & economics. Previously, she has supervised LLM theses and taught courses on EU IT law and governance, Internet and telecommunications regulation, EU internal market, regulated markets, data protection and ePrivacy. 


PhD in Laws – European University Institute (Florence)

LL.M. in Comparative, European and International Laws – European University Institute (Florence)

MA in International Business and External Trade – Universidad de Córdoba

Law Degree – Universidad de Córdoba

Business Administration Degree – Universidad de Córdoba

Research Interests

IT law, telecommunications, EU law, regulatory theory, private regulation, transnational legal theory


Associate professor in IT law – University of Tartu (2018 – present)

EU Law teacher – London School of Economics (2017-2018)

Research associate (Academy of Finland) – University of Helsinki (2015-2018)

Research associate (ERC Project) – European University Institute (2011-2015)

Publications in Scientific Journals

‘The Role of the EU in the Making of Global Standards for ICT and Telecommunications’, (2018) 37 Yearbook of European Law: 395

‘ Self-regulation and Contract Governance in the Platform Economy: A research agenda’, (2017) 9 European Journal of Legal Studies: 53

‘Dispute Resolution in Telecommunications: A Commitment to Out-of-Court’, (2017) 25 European Review of Private Law: 387


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