Graduate in Information Sciences (1992) and Doctor in Audiovisual Communication from the UAB with a Doctoral Thesis about the media concentration and pluralism in Europe. Since January 2003 is professor of the subject Structure of Audiovisual System at the Faculty of Communication Sciences at UAB. From 2010 to 2013, was the Coordinator of the Audiovisual Communication Degree and since 2013 is the vice-dean of strategic planning and innovation.

His main fields of research are European audiovisual communication policies: public television, digital television, production promotion, and pluralism and concentration and competition protection.

“Marie Curie” Fellow (1996-1998) at the Centre de Recherches Informatique et Droit (CRID) of the University of Namur (Belgium). “Academic Visitor” at the University of Oxford Centre for Socio-Legal Studies from March 2006 to February 2007 and invited professor at the Mohyla-School of Journalism de Kiev (Ucrania) in 2013.

Member of the consolidated research group GRISS since 1998, and contributor to the INCOM since 2005.

He worked as a journalist (1993-1996) in Europa Press Genuine Onda Cero Onda Rambla-Barcelona.

Membre of the ULEPICC España, ECREA (European Communication Research and Education Association), thematic section “Communication Law and Policy”, i EMMA (European Media Managaement Education Association).

Editor of the book reviews of de Journal Quaderns del CAC and copy editor in Comunicación y Sociedad and in the International Journal on Media Management.

Book reviews editor of the journal Cahiers du CAC reader Communication and Society and the International Journal on Media Management.

Carles Llorens Maluquer