Professor Féral has a long and rich scientific experience in the field of public law and administrative science, sociology of law and legal theory. He produced more than one hundred scientific articles. As a Senior Professor, he teaches Public Law for Bachelor’s students and Master’s students. He has been a Visiting Professor in foreign universities where he lectured in French, English and Spanish (China, Mexico, Comoros, Senegal, Chile, Spain, etc).
He participated as a legal expert to about thirty consultations with international organizations (World Bank, UEMOA, FAO, European Union, French Cooperation, etc). Between 2002 and 2007, Mr. Feral was the President of the French University of Perpignan. During his term as President, he founded the Centre de Recherche sur les Transformations de l’Action Publique.
He is currently a member of the international research group " The State and indigenous legal cultures: Law in search of legitimacy". Professor Féral is in charge of the sub-project "Research on the recognition of indigenous rights of the Kanak dependent territory of New Caledonia"