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Jean-Bernard Auby

Jean-Bernard Auby is Professor of Public Law and Director of Governance and Public Law Center at Sciences Po  ( His teaching fields are administrative law (french and comparative), planning law, local government law, law and globalization. From 1998 to 2000, he was a visiting professor at Oxford University and Deputy Director of the Institute of European and Comparative Law. Since 1998, he is the Director of the “Juris-Classeur Administratif” (administrative legal encyclopedia, permanently updated) and of the periodical “Droit administratif” (“Juris-Classeur Administratif” monthly joint review). He is also Former President of the French Local Government Law Association.

Professor Auby’s relevant publications in English are: 
- The Public Law/ Private Law Divide; Une entente assez cordiale ? (edited by Mark Freedland and Jean-Bernard Auby), Hart Publishing, 2006
- Tortious liability of Statutory Bodies. A Comparative and Economic Analysis of Five English Cases (with B.S. Markesinis, D. Coester-Waltjen & S.F. Deakin), Oxford, Hart Publishing, 1999.

- Is Globalization Regulated? Memling and the Business of Baking, Camels Utrecht Law Review, 2008
- Administrative Law in France (with Lucie Cluzel Metayer), in René Seerden and Frits Stroink (dir.), Comparative Administrative Law of the European Union, its Member States and the United States.  A Comparative Analysis, Metro, 2007
- Comparative Approaches to the Rise of Contract in the Public Sphere, Public Law, 2007, p. 40
- Accountability and Contracting Out by Global Administrative Bodies. The Case of Externalization Contracts made by European Community Institutions (Workshop, New York University, 18 Oct. 2006)
- Public Environmental Law in France, in René Seerden (dir.), Public Environmental Law in The European Union and the United States, Kluwer Law International, 2002
- The Influence of European Law on Planning, European Public Law, 1998, p.45.

Relevant publications in French
- Droit de l’urbanisme et la construction, Montchrestien, 8th edition, 2008
- Droit des collectivités locales, Presses Universitaires de France, 4th edition, 2008
- Droit administratif des biens, Dalloz, 4th edition, 2007
- La décentralisation et le droit, Librairie Générale de Droit et de Jurisprudence, 2006
- Droit de la fonction publique, Dalloz, 4th edition, 2005
- La globalisation, le droit et l’Etat, Montchrestien, 2003.