Josep Joan Moreso is Professor of Legal Philosophy at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Law degree with honours (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 1983) and PhD in Law with honours (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona 1988), before the UPF has been a professor at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and at Girona University. He has mainly worked on Theory of Law, with special attention to the structure and dynamics of legal systems, applying the contributions of the deontic logic. His most recent research is based on the philosophical foundations of the Constitution, covering a wide range where several areas converge, as: metaethics, philosophy of language, theory of interpretation and argumentation of Law, political philosophy and theory of democracy. On October 2010, he was invested as doctor honoris causa of the Valparaíso University (Chile).
Rector from 2005 to 2013, in 2009 he was reelected for a second term. During these years, the University has adapted all degrees to EHEA, deepened its research profile and postgraduate training and strengthened its international focus. Since 2013, he is the president of AQU Catalunya.