foto Vicente Alberto Alonso Rimo
PDI-Titular d'Universitat
Knowledge area: CRIMINAL LAW
Department: Criminal Law
(9638) 28142

Alberto Alonso Rimo is tenured professor of criminal law at the School of Law of the University of Valencia (Spain). He holds a degree in law (prize for distinction), 1993, and a Phd in law (prize for outstanding doctoral dissertation), 2000, from the University of Valencia (Spain).
He teaches undergraduate and postgraduatecourses in Criminal Law I (General Part) and Criminal Law II (Special Part), and he has also taught Victimology, Penitentiary Law, Criminal Policy and Constitution and Criminal Law.

He has been visiting researcher in several foreign Universities and research Centres as the Max-Planck-Institut für Strafrecht (Germany), Harvard University (USA), Università di Modena (Italy), New York University (USA) and Oxford University (UK).

His research activity has been carried out in the framework of numerous competitive and funded research projects, some of them international (in collaboration with the Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches und internationales Strafrecht and the German Ministry of Justice, or with the University of Athens in the framework of a European Union project). From 2017 to 2020 he has been principal researcher of a project funded by the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities on "Preventive criminal justice and protection of public order" (DER2016-77947-R) involving 25 researchers from various national and foreign universities ( Since 2015 he leads a research group at the University of Valencia on criminal law of dangerousness. Other of his research areas are: criminalization of preparatory acts and inchoate offences, terrorism offences and fundamental rights, criminalization of social protest, criminal security measures, crimes against road safety, public disorders, the role of the victim in the criminal justice system.

He is author and editor of several books and he has published a large number of papers. He has worked as a deputy judge in Spain.

Subjects taught and teaching methods
First semester
Friday de 15:30 a 18:30. DESPACHO 4B02
Second semester
Tuesday de 16:00 a 17:30. DESPACHO 4B02
Second semester
Wednesday de 16:00 a 17:30. DESPACHO 4B02
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