Auby, Jean-Bernard

Full Professor and Director of the Center on Changes in Governance and Public Law at Sciences Po
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Jean-Bernard Auby passed the agrégation (The agrégation is a highly-competitive national teaching examination) in public law and holds a doctorate in law. Since 2006, he has directed the Center on Changes in Governance and Public Law at Sciences Po.

Prof. Auby has been a professor at Sciences Po since 2006. He previously served as Dean of the Law School, University of Paris XII (1989-1993) and professor of public law at the University of Paris II-Assas (1994-2006). He also served as Deputy Director of the Institute of European and Comparative Law at Oxford University (1998-2000) and was a visiting professor at Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona (2006), the University of Rome-La Sapienza (2007), the University of Pennsylvania (2009), the European Academy of Public Law (Athens, 2009) the Bocconi University in Milan (2009), the Tsinghua University in Beijing (2010), the University of Tunis (2011), the University of Oslo (2012), the University of Bologne (2013), the University of Trento (2013) the l’Université of Rome 2-Tor Vergata (2013).

Prof. Auby is honorary president of the French Local Government Law Association (Association Française de Droit des Collectivités Locales), director of the Juris-Classeur Administratif (an encyclopedia of French administrative law published by Editions Lexis Nexis), director of the administrative law publication, Droit Administratif (Editions Lexis Nexis), and editor of the collection, Droit Administratif/Administrative Law (Editions Bruylant). He is a member of the editorial board of Global Law Press/ Editorial Derecho Global and of several publications, including the Revue française de droit administratif, Review of European Administrative Law, Revue européenne de droit public, European Public Law and the International and Comparative Law Quarterly The Italian Journal of Public Law, Rivista Italiana per le Scienze Giuridiche, International Journal of Public Sector Management, Rivista Trimestrale di Diritto Pubblico.

He is also a member of the scientific council of the European Public Law Organization.

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise

  • Administrative Law
  • Comparative Administrative Law
  • Planning Law and Local Government
  • Legal Globalization

Publications

He is the author of several books, including:

  • Droit de l'urbanisme et la construction (Montchrestien, 8° édition, 2008)
  • Droit des collectivités locales (PUF, 4ème édition, 2008)
  • Droit de la fonction publique (Dalloz, 5ème édition, 2009)
  • Droit administratif des biens (Dalloz, 5ème édition, 2007)
  • La globalisation, le droit et l'Etat (Montchrestien, 2° édition, 2010, traduction espagnole, 2013)
  • La décentralisation et le droit (Librairie Générale de Droit et de Jurisprudence, 2006)
  • Droit de la Ville. Du fonctionnement juridique des villes au droit à la ville (Lexis Nexis, 2013)

Jean-Bernard Auby has also written many scholarly articles on administrative law, local government law, planning law, comparative and, European administrative law and legal globalization.