Full Professor of Administrative Law University of Bologna Adjunct Faculty

Marco Dugato is Full Professor of Administrative Law, University of Bologna and currently Chair holder of Administrative Law, University of Bologna. After his Law degree summa cum laude, 1989, University of Bologna – Alma Mater Studiorum, he received his Ph. D. in Public Law at the University of Bologna and he worked as Visiting researcher in the University of Barcelona. He has been Vice-rector for Institutional affairs at the University of Venice “Iuav” and member of the Board of Directors, University of Venice “Ca’ Foscari”. He’s actually member of the Board of Directors of many law journal, among which IJPL (Italian Journal of Public Law) and Munus and Director of the editorial series “Diritto amministrativo: variazioni”. His main research interests concern Public-private Partnership, Public Enterprises, Privatization, Public Utilities, Energy Law, Public Procurement and Contracts, Banking and Urban Law. He is author and co-author of several edited books, articles and notes. In addition to his academic activities, he has been member of the Unity of Administrative Simplification, Italian Government and of the Study Commission on the Reform of the System of Independent Authorities, set up by the Minister for relations with Parliament and institutional reforms. He has been member of the Board of Directors of “Il Gazzettino S.p.A.” and of Unicredit Leasing S.p.A. until 2021. Admitted to the Bologna Bar (1993), he practices as a lawyer and consultant for private and public companies.


The course will not feature in the sequential rationale of the other courses, but it will cut across the nine theme-based courses. Some topics of particular relevance and topicality mentioned during the Core Courses according to an economic, economic-corporate, organizational, economic-management engineering, sociological, IT perspective, will also be analyzed according to the legal perspective, with the aim of providing participants with suitable regulatory tools for an interdisciplinary and integrated interpretation of the Public Administration.

The Public Value Manager will be aware of the regulatory framework of theme-based courses and will have at their disposal useful legal tools to develop an interdisciplinary and integrated analysis of the Public Administration.