Prof. Patricia Vella de Fremeaux

Prof. Patricia Vella de Fremeaux

Prof. Patricia Vella de Fremeaux

 B.A.(Legal & Humanistic Stud.),LL.D.,B.C.L.(Oxon.),Ph.D.(I.M.L.I.)

Associate Professor

Room 318
Humanities A (Laws,Theology,Criminology)
University of Malta
Msida
  +356 2340 2787
Patricia Vella de Fremeaux obtained her law degree from the University of Malta in 1999. Her post-graduate studies were carried out at Oxford University where she graduated in Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) in 2000. She then returned to Malta to lecture in Public International Law at the University of Malta where she is now Head of the International Law Department. She obtained her PhD from the IMO, International Maritime Law Institute, focusing on combating contemporary threats to maritime security. Her research interests focus on the analysis of contemporary maritime threats, primarily piracy and migrant smuggling. Her book, ‘Migrant Smuggling by Sea: Combating a Current Threat to Maritime Security through the Creation of a Cooperative Framework' was published by Martinus Nijhoff in 2010.
  • Law of the Sea and Maritime Security

MALLIA, P., Irregular Migration and the case for Cooperation, Ulysse 2009: A Mediterranean Voyage, Malta Encounter, October 2009.

  • INL2000 - Basic Principles of International Law
  • INL3000 - Selected Topics in International Law
  • INL3007 - Irregular Migration by Sea and the Human Element of Maritime Security
  • INL4001 - Global Maritime Security and International Law
  • IRL5064 - Human Security, Forced Migration and Humanitarian Action
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