Augusto Sebastio

Assistant Professor
Study Programme

Master in Intercultural Business Communication


Intercultural Negotiations

Area of Habilitation

IT LAW- International contracts and negotiation

Research Area

IUS 20

Short Bio

Dr. Augusto Sebastio is a lawyer specialising in IT Law, and holds a PhD in Globalization, Human Rights, and Fundamental Freedom. He works for the Program of Internationalization at the Faculty of  Law, University of Bari, in Taranto, while he is also a lecturer at various universities in Italy (Florence, Bari, Lecce) and for several Masters Programmes, the main topics of which are Information Technology, Social Networking, Online Human Rights and e-Government. Dr. Sebastio was appointed to represent abroad the CMU (Community of Mediterranean Universities) and took part in the EUI University 2012 Executive Training Seminar: “The Governance of the Information society and the Regulation of the Internet, Robert Schuman Academy for Advanced Studies” at the Global Governance Programme in Florence, Italy. He has actively collaborated as Lecturer for the Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI) and ISSBS in Slovenia, as well as at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, University of Florence, and the University of Bari, where he is the organizer of Study Programmes. Many of Dr. Sebastio’s contributions to the International Conference are published in Italian and international journals. In addition, he participated in the 2008 European Commission Safer Internet Forum in Luxembourg and Brussels. As well as having been on the Boards of the MakeLearn Conference and TIIM Conferences in 2015, he is a visiting Professor at the Faculty of Information Technologies at the University of Primorska in Koper, Slovenia. Dr. Sebastio’s organization, the Observatory of Taranto CSIG, is involved in international projects, including Romigsc, Cisotra KA3 and EACEA. He also took part in the project NUCIF in 2018, which transfers European good practices into Latin America.