Biographical Statement 

Master in Political Science at Florence University, Mario Telò is Professor of Political Science, International Relations and European Union Studies at the Université Libre of Bruxelles (ULB) and Professor of History of Political Thought at the University of Bari. Honorary J.Monnet Chair for ‘Political Problems of European Union’, he is President of the Institut d’Études Européennes (IEE, ULB) and member of the Académie Royale des Sciences of Bruxelles. Visiting Professor in several European, American and Asiatic Universities, he is member of the Directors Board of the "Journal of European integration"(Essex University, Colchester UK)," and of "Transitions" (ULB, Brussels). He served as advisor for the Belgian Parliament, the European Parliament, the European Commission and the European Council Presidency.