Santiago Ibáñez Marsilla

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Santiago Ibáñez Marsilla
University Professor at the Tax Law Department of the University of Valencia

Telephone: (+34) 96.382.85.80 e-Mail:
Office: 2C05

Facultad de Derecho - Edificio Departamental Central
Avda. Los Naranjos s/n - 46022 Valencia (SPAIN)

Tutorials: 2nd semester course 2020-2021 - Online tutorials preferred - Use the fora in the 'Aula Virtual' platform


Dr. Santiago Ibáñez Marsilla, Professor at the Tax Law Department of the University of Valencia, focuses his research work on customs law.

Director of the Jean Monnet Chair “EU Customs law” granted by the European Commission, he has made presentations, lectures and training in 24 countries and has participated in projects for USAID, Europe AID, Europäische Rechts Akademie or the European Commission, among others.

In 2017 he was selected as senior expert by the European Commission for the mid-term impact assessment of TAXUD's 'Customs 2020' Program. In 2019 and 2020 he has provided training for the new staff at DG TAXUD and DG BUDGET on customs law. In 2019-2020 he was also appointed as senior expert for the evaluation of the implementation of the EU-China agreement on cooperation and mutual administrative assistance in customs matters.

He directs the online Postgraduate Diploma “Derecho aduanero de la Unión Europea” (EU Customs law), at the University of Valencia, which was selected as a Jean Monnet Module by the European Commission.

Adjunct Professor at the University of Canberra (Australia) since 2010 (proposed by the Centre for Customs and Excise), he regularly teaches at the University of Münster (Germany), at the Universidad del Rosario (Colombia) and at the Universidad de San Carlos (Guatemala).

He has made several research visits to foreign research institutions, such as Harvard University (1995), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (1997), Universitá degli Studi di Siena (1998), International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (2000) and University of Florida (2007).

He created and manages the website and the Linkedin group Derecho aduanero, which has more than 11.000 members. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the World Customs Journal, among other journals

He is Founding Member of the International Customs Law Academy (ICLA) and Member of the International Network of Customs Universities (INCU).

Author of El valor en aduana. Análisis a la luz de su aplicación internacional (Customs valuation. Analysis in light of the international implementation), ed. Taric, Madrid, 2010 (Second edition 2013), he also prepares the chapter “Impuestos arancelarios” (Customs duties) in the Manual de Derecho Financiero. Parte Especial (Tax Law Textbook) Thomson-Reuters/Aranzadi (17 editions in 2020).

In 2008 he was awarded the IDEA Prize Social Sciences by the Fundación Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias of the Generalitat Valenciana.

In 2015 he was awarded the Excellence in Teaching Prize by the Generalitat Valenciana and the Universidad de Valencia.

Through the Office for the Transfer of Research Results (OTRI) of the Universidad de Valencia he has completed several consulting contracts in customs law matters with leading companies.

He is Senior Advisor in Spain for Trusted Trade Alliance.