UCL Faculty of Laws

Dr Danae Azaria

Dr Danae Azaria

Associate Professor

Faculty of Laws


Joined UCL
1st Mar 2012

Research summary

Dr Azaria is a public international lawyer with publication on the intersection between international economic law and State responsibility, the law of treaties, as well as the International Law Commission. Her current research focuses on The Silence of States in International Law and is funded by the European Research Council (ERC).

Dr Azaria supervises and welcomes PhD candidates in the field of public international law.

Teaching summary


Public International Law (treaties, dispute settlement, state responsibility)



Law of Treaties (convenor)

Law of the Sea (convenor)

International Energy Law (convenor)


Dr Azaria is often nominated for the Outstanding Teaching Awards.


University College London
Doctorate, Doctor of Philosophy | 2013
University College London
Other higher degree, Master of Laws | 2006
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Other Postgraduate qualification (including professional), Diploma | 2004
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
First Degree, Bachelor of Laws | 2003


Dr Danae Azaria is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Laws, University College London (UCL), and the Director of ‘State Silence’ funded by a Starting Grant of the EU’s European Research Council. She is a laureate of the Guggenheim Prize in Public International Law (2017), the Book Reviews editor of the British Yearbook of International Law, Co-Rapporteur of the ILA Her research on the UN, especially on the International Law Commission (ILC), has received UCL’s Global Engagement funding (four times) and has been presented at the UN. Since 2017, she runs at UCL the ILC project.