PhD in Sociology and Bachelor Degree in Economy at the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona (UAB). Professor and Director of the Department of Sociology (UAB). He is director of the research center “Globalization, Education and Social Policy” (GEPS-UAB). He specializes in the sociology of education and educational policy. He has been a consultant and project evaluator of the European Union General Directorate of Education and he is a founding member of the European network “Globalisation and Europeanisation Network in Education”.