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

The team

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Prof. Marco Roscini
Professor of International Law
Tel: +44 (0)20 7911 5000 Ext. 2635
Fax: +44 (0)20 7911 5821
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.

  • Legal aspects of nuclear non-proliferation
  • Nuclear weapon-free zones
  • Cyber security and arms control
 Dr. Marco Longobardo Marco Longobardo is a Research Fellow in Public International Law at the University of Westminster, where he also teaches public international law, international human rights law, and other related subjects. He undertook his doctoral studies at the Sapienza University of Rome and previously lectured at the University of Messina, for the Italian Ministry of Defence, and for the Italian Red Cross. He has published extensively on public international law issues in international peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of International Criminal Justice, the Heidelberg Journal of International Law, and the Netherlands International Law Review.  He is the author of the monograph The Use of Armed Force in Occupied Territory(Cambridge University Press 2018) and he has presented his scholarship at a number of important international conferences in UK, Germany, the Netherlands, and Italy.