Agustín García Ureta

Catedrático de Derecho Administrativo Professor of Administrative Law


Degree in Law from the University of Deusto (1988)
LLM in European Legal Studies from Exeter University (United Kingdom, 1989)
Ph.D. in Law from Exeter University (1992)

Professional career

Professor of Administrative Law (University of the Basque Country)



General administrative and Environmental Law.


He has taught courses in Environmental Law at the following universities: Montreal, Seville, Autonomous University of Madrid, Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona, and International University of Andalucia.




Mr. García Ureta is current survey correspondent of the environmental law journal Environmental Liability, published by Lawtext (Oxford).
He is also a collaborator with the Yearbook of European Environmental Law, published by Oxford university, being responsible for the section on nature protection, and with the Environmental Law Yearbook Ingurumena eta Zuzenbidea (IEZ).

He is the author of 8 monographic treatises, co-author of 6 books and has published over 25 articles and 60 commentaries on sentences in the areas of general administrative and environmental law. His most important works include the following:

Derecho Europeo de la Biodiversidad, Iustel and Gómez-Acebo & Pombo, Madrid, 2010.
La potestad inspectora en el derecho comunitario. Fundamentos, sectores de actuación y límites, Iustel, Madrid, 2008.
El domicilio y su régimen jurídico, Lete, Bilbao, 2007.
La potestad inspectora de las Administraciones Públicas, Marcial Pons, Madrid, 2006.
La Comisión Arbitral del País Vasco, IVAP, Oñati, 2003.
Procedimiento administrativo y derecho comunitario: silencio administrativo, nulidad y anulabilidad de los actos en la Ley 30/1992, IVAP, Oñati, 2002.
Espacios naturales protegidos, IVAP, Oñati, 1999.
Protección de especies de flora y fauna en derecho comunitario europeo: Directivas 79/409 y 92/43, IVAP, Oñati, 1997.
Marco jurídico del procedimiento de evaluación de impacto ambiental: el contexto comunitario y estatal, IVAP, Oñati, 1994.