Organs and Structure

The Space Law Research Centre (SPARC) is a research group within CEDIS, the research institute of NOVA School of Law.

SPARC has two statutory governing bodies, the Board, consisting of three SPARC members and one faculty member of NOVA School of Law, and the Member Assembly, composed by all of the SPARC members.

The current Statutes, approved January 2020, can be found below (in Portuguese).


SPARC’s current Board is composed by the following members:

  • Professor Francisco Pereira Coutinho
  • João Marques de Azevedo
  • João Nuno Frazão
  • Sara Pinto Ferreira
Member Assembly

[Coming soon]

You can find SPARC’s current members and collaborators here.