University of Westminster - School of Law

The Westminster Law School is one of the largest in London and has a leading position in UK higher education with a world-wide reputation for research and teaching. The School has a long tradition in the teaching and research of international law. It offers a well-established LLM in International Law for students who want to develop their expertise in this subject area. Within the International Law at Westminster Research Group, academics and PhD students contribute in many areas of international legal scholarship, including: nuclear non-proliferation law, international legal theory, international human rights law, the law of armed conflict, international law of the sea, international refugee law, international courts and tribunals, international energy law, United Nations law, international criminal law, cyber security law, and international environmental law.

Contact information

University of Westminster - School of Law

4-12 Little Titchfield Street
London W1W 7UW
United Kingdom


Tel: +44 (0)20 7911 5000
Website: http://www.westminster.ac.uk/internationallaw

The team

Prof. Marco Roscini - Professor of International Law


m.roscini@westminster.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)20 7911 5000 Ext. 2635 - Fax: +44 (0)20 7911 5821

Resume

Marco Roscini is Professor of International Law at the Westminster Law School. Prof. Roscini has a PhD from the University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’ and was previously a Research Fellow in International Law at the University of Verona School of Law. He lectured in international security law (jus ad bellum, law of armed conflict, and disarmament law) at University College London (UCL), King’s College London and Queen Mary University of London.

Prof. Roscini has published widely in the field of international security law, including nuclear disarmament and cyber arms control. He is the author of Le zone denuclearizzate (Nuclear weapon-free zones, Giappichelli, 2003) and of Cyber Operations and the Use of Force in International Law(OUP, 2014). He is also the co-editor of Non-proliferation Law as a Special Regime (CUP, 2012). His scholarship has also appeared or is forthcoming in important peer-reviewed journals, as well as in several edited books. His publications have been widely cited in legal literature and judicial decisions.

Prof. Roscini is a member of the International Law Association’s Committee on Nuclear Weapons, Non-proliferation and Contemporary International Law and of the European Society of International Law’s Interest Groups on Peace and Security and on the History of International Law He is also on the Editorial Board of several scientific journals.

Speciality

  • Legal aspects of nuclear non-proliferation
  • Nuclear weapon-free zones
  • Cyber security and arms control