Mauro Bussani is a Professor of Comparative Law at the University of Trieste, and Adjunct Professor at the University of Macao, S.A.R. of the People's Republic of China.
He is Member of the Faculty of the Católica Global School of Law, Lisboa (Portugal), and has been Visiting Professor in the US, Canada, Brazil, France, Switzerland, England, Portugal, Serbia, Hungary, Israel, and P.R of China.
He is co-recipient of the Advanced Grant 2016(-2021) of the European Research Council (HORIZON 2020 – Excellent Science) for the project The Common Core of European Administrative Law.
He is titular member of the International Academy of Comparative Law and of the Société de législation comparée (France). He sits on the councils of a number of scientific institutions, including the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law (Switzerland), the Fondation pour le droit continental (France), the Interdisciplinary Association of Comparative and Private International Law (Austria). He is member of the advisory board of the Master of Laws in Cross-Cultural Business Practice (Fribourg/Berne/Federal Institute of Technology - Switzerland), and of the editorial board of many law reviews, including the American Journal of Comparative Law, the Tulane Law Review, the Journal of European Tort Law, the Journal of Comparative Law in Africa, the Zbornik Pravnog Fakulteta u Zagrebu (Croatia).
He authored or co-authored 10 books (other 17 have been edited or co-edited), and more than 150 essays in Italian, English, and French. Many of his works are translated into Spanish, Portuguese, Serbian, Turkish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean.
His main scholarly interests are in comparative law and methodology, global laws, legal pluralism, European law, torts, contracts, security interests.