The Registrar


Matilde Carlón Ruiz earned her bachelor’s degree in Law with honours from the University of Oviedo in 1994 and her PhD from the same university in February 1998.

Professor of Administrative Law at the Complutense University of Madrid since February 2003, she became tenured professor in November 2014. She is on leave from the National Commission of Markets and Competition where she served from 1998 to 2003. During that time, she had also served as a national expert on the European Commission (2001-2003).  In addition, she held the position of attorney at the Constitutional Court (2007-2011).

She is the author and co-author of numerous monographs, articles and collaborations on collective works in her specialisation in the most prestigious scientific journals. Dr. Carlón’s recent contributions include "Urban Development Discipline in Coastal Areas” (Civitas, 2013) and the Direction of the joint publication "The National Commission of Markets and Telecommunications" (Civitas, 2014). In addition, she Academic Secretary of the Spanish Journal of European Law published by Civitas.

Dr. Carlón has taught at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and has spoken at numerous  conferences at leading national and international universities (Carlos III de Madrid, Valencia, Valladolid, Granada, La Plata, Sergio Arboleda, Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo, etc.) and public and private institutions, such as The National Institute of Public Administration, the Basque Institute of Public Administration, The Zaragoza Bar Association, The Oviedo Bar Association, Madrid City Council, the School of Industrial Organization and the Institute of Business.

Dr. Carlón has participated in multiple research projects financed by public, regional and national institutions and served as principal investigator on some of them.

In the field of university administration, she has held the position of Vice-Dean for International Relations in the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (2003-2006) and Registrar and member of the Management Board of the Complutense University of Madrid (2011-2013).


The Registrar is appointed by the Rector from the group of civil servants with salary scale “A” working at the Complutense University. The Registrar is also the Secretary of the Governing Council, the Academic Senate and the Advisory Board.

The Registrar also draws up proposals of strategic lines of the functional area where they will carry out, by proxy, the following roles:

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