Master in Food Ethics and Law

UNESCO Chair in Bioethics


  • Bioethics and Law Observatory
  • UNESCO Chair in Bioethics
  • University of Barcelona
  • Faculty of Law
  • Ave. Diagonal, 684
  • 08034 Barcelona
  • (+34) 93 403 45 46
  • Master in Bioethics and Law
  • (+34) 93 403 45 46


Mª José Plana

  • Co-director of the Master in Food Ethics & Law of the University of Barcelona.
  • Assistant Professor of Law at Wageningen University (WUR).
  • Consortium for Advanced Studies Abroad (CASA) Fellow 2019 at Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics.
  • Current postdoc research focusses on the impact of the Internet on Food Safety and Food Choice. Postdoc research visits include Harvard’s Food Law & Policy Clinic (FLPC) and JH Berman Institute of Bioethics.
  • Ph.D. in Law and Political Science, University of Barcelona. Awarded summa cum laude & International Phd Mention for her research on “E-food control: Challenges for the EU in the digital era.”
  • Master in Democracy and Government, specialization in public policies, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.
  • Executive Master in Business Law, Centro de Estudios Garrigues.
  • Degree in Law from the University of Barcelona.
  • Member of the Consolidated Research Group "Bioethics, Law and Society" of the University of Barcelona.
  • Member of Valencia’s Bar Association (ICAV).