Dr. Igor Vio is teaching courses in Maritime Law, Law of the Sea, and Transport Insurance at the University of Rijeka – Faculty of Maritime Studies. As a visiting lecturer he has delivered courses at the IMO IMLI in Malta, IMO IMA in Trieste, and International Ocean Institute at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada. His legal education includes LL.B. degree at the University of Rijeka Faculty of Law, LL.M. in Ocean and Coastal Law at the University of Miami School of Law, LL.M. in the Maritime Law and Law of the Sea at the University of Split, Faculty of Law and Ph.D. degree in Maritime Law from the University of Split, Faculty of Law.
As a UN fellow he spent one year in the United States and worked in the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs in New York City. Dr. Vio has published papers covering various fields of the international law of the sea and maritime law. He was the editor of the volume “Maritime Code of the Republic of Croatia and Recent Developments in the Area of Maritime and Transportation Law” and member of the working group for drafting amendments of the Maritime Code. As an invited speaker he participated with presentations at various national and international conferences. He is the Secretary General of the Croatian Maritime Law Association and a Titulary Member of the CMI.