LL.B. (Beunos Aires University);
LL.M. (Tufts University)
Prof. Federico Jarast is an Argentine lawyer, specialized in Public International Law, who graduated with honors from the Buenos Aires University School of Law.
His postgraduate education includes a Master´s degree in National Defense at the National Defense University (Ministry of Defense, Argentina) and a Master of Laws in International Law at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (which he attended as a Fulbright scholar). He has also visited Harvard University, University of California -Berkeley- and Boston University for different academic purposes.
He has been allowed various research grants by the Buenos Aires University. The conclusions of some of these projects have been published and included as chapters in academic books.
In terms of lecturing, he has been teaching Public International Law and Advanced Constitutional Law at the Buenos Aires University School of Law, where he holds a Jefe de Trabajos Prácticos position. Furthermore, he has served as Visiting Lecturer at the Argentine Peace Operations Joint Training Center (Argentine Ministry of Defense), dictating courses in Public International Law to troops to be detached to United Nations peace operations. In addition, he has performed as Coordinating Instructor of the International Law course at Tufts University.
Regarding his professional experience, he has worked as Legal Adviser at the General Direction of Legal Affairs of the Argentine Presidency for the Fernández de Kirchner and Macri administrations. After quitting the public sector, he started working on his own as a consultant, providing advice in a wide array of Public Law issues to private clients.