Matteo Scotto holds a Master’s degree in European Studies: Governance and Regulation from the Research Centre for European Integration (ZEI) of the University of Bonn, with a thesis on the geopolitical role of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), subsequently published in the ZEI-Discussion Paper series. He carried out previous studies in Foreign Languages and International Relations at the University of Turin and the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, with study stays at the University of Basel, the Otto-Friedrich University of Bamberg, the Karl-Franzens University of Graz and the City College of New York.
He is currently a PhD student in Political Science at the University of Bonn and research fellow at the German-Italian Centre for European Dialogue Villa Vigoni, where he is in charge of the centre’s European policy and public relations programme. He was a member of the RUB-Europadialoge doctoral programme of the Mercator Foundation at the University of Bochum. From 2013 to 2016 he worked in the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), in particular in the “South Europe” department and for the special programme “Leadership for Syria”. He regularly writes about European policies in specialist magazines, newspapers and national blogs.
Selection of academic publications:
M. Scotto et al. (a cura di), Italia, Germania e l’Unità europea: Riflessioni a trent’anni dalla caduta del Muro di Berlino, Franz Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart, 2019
M. Scotto et al. (a cura di), Warum sich Europa lohnt: Plädoyers für politische Vernunft, Franz Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart, 2019
M. Scotto et al. (a cura di), 60 anni di Unione politica: Prospettive italo-tedesche, Franz Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart, 2018
M. Scotto et al. (a cura di), Why Europe?, Franz Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart, 2017
M. Scotto, Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP): an insight into Transatlantic relations and global context, ZEI Discussion Papers, Bonn, 2016
M. Scotto, ‘Toward a closer intergovernmental Union? The political implications of the 2021-2027 Multiannual Financial Framework negotiations’, in U. Villani-Lubelli, L. Zamparini (a cura di), Features and Challenges of the EU Budget: A Multidisciplinary Analysis, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham (UK), 2019
M. Scotto, ‘L’Unione europea ha un problema di resilienza politica’, in M. Piantini (a cura di), Forum sulle prospettive dell’Unione europea, Donzelli editore, Roma, 2019
M. Scotto, ‘Come cambiano i cittadini europei tra opinione pubblica, consenso e partecipazione’, in C. Liermann, M. Scotto, I. Amodeo (a cura di), 60 anni di Unione politica: Prospettive italo-tedesche, Franz Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart, 2018
M. Scotto, ‘From EU citizenship to ideas on Europe: European citizens or cives mundi?’, in C. Liermann, M. Scotto, I. Amodeo, Why Europe?, Franz Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart, 2017
M. Scotto, ‘L’Unione europea dalle secche intergovernative a un percorso compiutamente federale’, Commento n. 118, Centro Studi sul Federalismo, Torino, 2017
M. Scotto, ‘Rewriting the rules: the consequences of TTIP on global trade’, ZEI Insight No. 22, Bonn, 2015
M. Scotto, ‘Transatlantic Trade Investment and Partnership: private property or common destiny?’, ZEI Insight No. 4, Bonn, 2014
_more than twenty editorial articles for the online edition of the national newspaper “Il Foglio”.
_publications for the online edition of the Italian Journal of Geopolitics (LIMES)
_publications for the magazine International Affairs
_publication for the online edition of Cicero magazine
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