Host: Marta Andhov

Marta Andhov is an Associate Professor and the coordinator for the LL.M international study program at Faculty of Law, the University of Copenhagen. Her main research interests focus on public procurement law, sustainability, governmental contracts and interaction between public and private law in the context of international trade. 

Over last years Marta has provided independent insight to key research projects, amongst others, for the European Commission, Danish Institute for Human Rights and multiple national procurement agencies and universities. As a recognition of her work Marta has been invited to lead the cluster on public procurement law under Horizon 2020 research project: Sustainable Market Actors for Responsible Trade (SMART) 

In spring of 2019, Marta was a Visiting Scholar at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law (New York) at Pace University’s Environmental Program which is ranked #1 program in the United States. Before taking up her position at the University of Copenhagen, she conducted both her postdoctoral fellowship as well as her PhD at Aarhus University Denmark. During that time, Marta was also a visiting scholar at Murdoch University, Australia and at the Institute for Competition & Procurement Studies, Bangor University, United Kingdom.

Her 2019 co-edited book Cost and EU Public Procurement Law – Life-Cycle Costing for Sustainability contributes to the development of life-cycle criteria tools and methodologies for public procurement in the EU. It collects both sector-crossing contributions analysing the most relevant theoretical and legal aspects, including both EU law and contract theory, and sector-specific contributions relating to some of the most important sustainable goods and services markets.

Marta undertakes teaching in following courses: EU Public Procurement Law, Governmental Contracting, International Commercial Arbitration, Law of Start-ups, Digi Lawyer, European Union Law. She regularly teaches abroad, including at the Procurement Regulation Postgraduate Diploma, MA at King’s College, the United Kingdom and the University of Torino in Italy.

Marta actively collaborates with research centres and practitioners all around the world with the most recent collaboration on sustainable capital cities with the George Washington University in the United States.

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