Federica Mucci is Associate Professor of International Law at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Department of History, Humanities and Society, she teaches “International protection of cultural heritage” for the BA degree in Cultural Properties and European Union Law for the BA degrees in Sciences of Education and Sciences of Tourism. She is a legal expert for the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and has been a member of the Italian delegation at several intergovernmental works for the conclusion and implementation of international conventions on the protection of cultural heritage at UNESCO.
In particular, she followed the whole negotiation and is following the implementation of the 2005 UNESCO Convention on the protection and promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions. Her PhD thesis on copyright in European Union law has been published by Editoriale Scientifica in 1998 and her introductory volume on European Union law by the Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato in 2008.
Her last monograph is about the international protection of cultural heritage and the diversity of cultural expressions and has been published by Editoriale Scientifica in 2012. She is also author of several articles published in academic journals on specific topics of international and European Union law, particularly in the fields of the law of the sea, the law of treaties (the federal clause), the protection of cultural heritage and of the environment, the principle of effectivity.