Bioethics Art Group of Study


To establish an innovative, interdisciplinary and international network that would work under “Bioethics Global Art” endeavor, bridging art and bioethics.



  • To study the relation and interaction between bioethics and art and the impact of art in human behavior.
  • To evaluate the impact of the transformative power of arts in research and medical ethics as well as in environmental ethics
  • To bridge bridge the gap between academics involved and working in bioethics and the art world by carrying research activities and publications.


 This group of study intends to contribute to:

  • Inspire art lovers to appreciate the universal language of arts expressing moral values, ethical principles in respect of human dignity and human rights in a diverse and globalize world.
  • Evaluate and disseminate the transformative power of arts in bioethics and its influence culture.
  • Stimulate academic communities on the importance and role of arts and its precious contribution in education and training people in bioethics.
  • Promote a higher sensitivity among citizens, from all over the world, contributing to the common good, that is the mission and vocation of political authorities.





Corresponding member of the “Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation of Spain”. Madrid. section of “philosophy of law”, professor of University, Rey Juan Carlos University of Madrid, Doctor of Law. Complutense University of Madrid, discount of philosophy of law, morals and politics. thesis: “The rights of man in the thinking of e. levinas”. qualification: cum laude unanimously, doctor of philosophy and education sciences Complutense University of Madrid. Dept. of “hermeneutics, history of philosophy and philosophy of history. thesis: “art and law: its encounter in philosophy”. qualification: cum laude unanimously, diploma of doctorate in ethics (d.e.a .: diplôme d’etudes approfondies). diploma of advanced studies in philosophy. human sciences area, ethical specialty, “pantheon-sorbona” ​​University, Paris i. Paris. qualification: très bien, degree in philosophy and education sciences faculty of philosophy. or. Complutense de Madrid, licensed in law. law School. or. Complutense of Madrid. Founding member of the Spanish Association of Personalism, Secretary of the AEDOS Aesthetics chapter y Member of the Board of Directors of Acción Social Empresarial.


Doctor in Law (Universidad Complutense, Madrid), Master in Philosophy (Francisco de Vitoria University), Specialist in Bioethics (Università Sacro Cuore, Rome), Teacher Training Courses (Francisco de Vitoria University) and URJC, ACCREDITED TEACHER, QUALITY ASSESSMENT of University Teaching Staff by ACAP MADRID, Agency of Quality and Prospective of the Community of Madrid, in the categories of: Contracted Professor Doctor and Professor of Private University, Association and IUVE Foundation (Madrid 1992-1998): Project Director, Director of Training, responsible for the organization of congresses, cultural, youth and university activities. President of IUVE (Madrid, 1996-1998), Law Block Coordinator in DOCTORATE UNESCO BIOETHICS AND BIOETHICS CÁTEDRA (2003-2007), Director of the BIOETHICS DOCTORAL PROGRAM (URJC-USP CEU) (2010-13), MASTER Director UNIVERSITARIO EN BIOÉTICA (2010-15), President of the QUALITY Assurance Committee of the University Master in Bioethics (2010-2015), Member of the Doctorate and Third Cycle Commission, DEPARTMENT of Education Sciences, Language, Culture and the Arts (2011-14).


Lawyer, Doctorate in Law, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, expert in Administrative Law, Family Law and Promotion in Health and Human Development. Researcher in Bioethics and Biolaw, PhD in Bioethics New Granada Military University, in Basic Sciences of the University College Mayor of Cundinamarca, of the Specialization in Bioethics and member of the Clinical Ethics Committee of the University of La Sabana. She has written important works and articles in indexed journals of Colciencias in the field of bioethics and Biolaw; are: “Biomedicine and Biotechnology before prenatal violence: Legislation compared to Spanish law” and “Bioethics Dilemmas of Genetics”. The latter of collective creation among others. Lecturer and guest lecturer of Universities of Spain. Legislative Advisor to the Congress of Colombia. She has received important academic and state recognition in the field of bioethics, bio-medicine and human rights. Director of the Ethical and Bioethical Committe of the Fundación Cultura de la Vida Humana where she is also Director of Social Projection.


Doctor in Law from Complutense University in Madrid. Presently, he is Professor of Philosophy of Law and International Law at the School of Bioethics of Athenaeum Pontificium Regina Apostolorum in Rome. Furthermore he is a researcher of the Human Rights Institute at Complutense University. For 5 years he has been member of the Steering Committee of Bioethics in the Council of Europe and in 2005 he has been honoured with the National Prize of the Spanish Royal Academy of Doctors in the field of legal and social sciences.  See Curriculum Vitae EnglishGlobal Ethics Observatory database.


Professor of Anthropology at the CEU San Pablo University, Madrid, and a member of the «Ángel Ayala» Institute of Humanities, accredited by ACAP. PhD in Philosophy from the Complutense University of Madrid, with a thesis dedicated to the teaching of Ethics through Aesthetics; Bachelor of Philosophy and Education Sciences from the same University. He is also a Senior Advertising Technician for the European Institute of Higher Education and has a Postgraduate in Digital Marketing at the Business School of Barcelona. At the San Pablo CEU University he has taught Science subjects (Astronomy or Ecology) and Philosophy subjects (Ethics, Anthropology). Professor at the School of Humanities «Juan de Ávila» where he teaches courses in Ethics and Aesthetics and research on information technologies, ethics and bioethics. From this university he promotes the Chair of Aesthetics of which Javier Barraca is Chair Director. He has been Professor of Ethics, in the Master of Bioethics at the Rey Juan Carlos University, and in the COPE Master’s Degree in Radio, and Coeducation in the Master of Equal Opportunities Agents at the CEU Cardenal Herrera University of Valencia. He has been coordinator of the Leadership Program of the CEU San Pablo University and directs projects related to the future of the University and to information technologies, marketing and advertising.



Doctor of Law from the Universities of Buenos Aires (1991) and Paris XII (1994). Between 1999 and 2005 he led several research projects on bioethics and human rights issues at Laval University (Quebec) and at the Universities of Göttingen and Tübingen (Germany). He has been a member of the International Bioethics Committee of UNESCO on behalf of Argentina (1998-2005). In this capacity, he participated in the drafting of the International Declaration of Human Genetic Data (2003) and the Universal Declaration of Bioethics and Human Rights (2005). He has also acted as an expert for the Council of Europe and prepared a Report on Advance Directives in European Comparative Law. He is currently associate professor and researcher in medical law and bioethics at the University of Zurich (Switzerland). He has been president of the European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and Healthcare (ESPMH). Associate Professor (‘Privatdozent’) of bioethics and medical law at the Law Faculty of the University of Zurich, Switzerland. He is also Coordinator of the PhD Program “Biomedical Ethics and Law” at the Faculty of Medicine of the same University. His research and teaching are focused on various issues at the interface of law, human rights and bioethics. From 1998 to 2005 I served as a member of the International Bioethics Committee (IBC) of UNESCO as representative of Argentina, and participated in this capacity in the drafting of the Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights (2005).