Research stay at NUI Galway

The UNESCO Housing Chair researcher Dr. Héctor Simón undertook a research stay for six months (from 1 March to 31 August 2018) at the Centre for Housing Law, Rights and Policy Research of the National University of Ireland, Galway (, supervised by Dr. Padraic Kenna, thanks to a grant awarded by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports within the framework of the “José Castillejo” Call for Young Doctors in 2017. Dr. Simón has analyzed the potential application of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union in private legal relationships, in particular in the legislation enacted by the European Union in the field of mortgages and consumers.