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Matteo Scotto

Curriculum Vitae

Matteo Scotto holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Bonn with a thesis on intergovernmentalism in the context of the European Union, published by Villa Vigoni Editore | Verlag. He holds a Master’s degree in European Studies with a focus on EU Governance from the Research Centre for European Integration (ZEI) at the University of Bonn with a thesis on the geopolitical role of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), which was subsequently published in the ZEI Discussion Paper series. Previously, he studied Foreign Languages and International Relations at the University of Turin and Ca’ Foscari University in Venice, with study visits to the University of Basel, Otto Friedrich University Bamberg, Karl Franzens University Graz and the City College of New York.

He is currently head of the department “Research and Projects” at Villa Vigoni. He was a member of the doctoral programme RUB-Europadialoge of the Mercator Foundation at the Ruhr University Bochum. He was a lecturer in History of Western Civilisation at Franklin University in Switzerland and gave lectures at several European universities, foundations and institutions (LUISS Guido Carli, Bocconi University, Ca’ Foscari University in Venice, University of Bonn, University of Bratislava, University of Oviedo, Konrad Adenauer Foundation, European Parliament, Italian Embassy in Berlin, European Commission Representation in Milan). From 2013 to 2016, he worked at the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), where he was a programme officer in the “Southern Europe” department and for the special programme “Leadership for Syria”. He regularly writes about European politics in journals, newspapers and national blogs.

Selection of academic publications:

Monographs

Fragile Orders. Understanding Intergovernmentalism in the Context of EU Crises and Reform Process. Villa Vigoni Editore | Verlag, Loveno di Menaggio, 2022.

Books

M. Scotto, et al. (a cura di/Hrsg.),  Alla Ricerca dell’Europa. Tra geografia, comunità e diritto. / Auf der Suche nach Europa. Zwischen Geschichte, Wertgemeinschaft und Recht., Villa Vigoni Editore | Verlag, 2022.

M. Scotto, et al. (eds.), The value of money. Controversial economic cultures in Europe: Italy and Germany, Villa Vigoni Editore | Verlag, 2020.

M. Scotto, et al. (a cura di/Hrsg.), Stati Uniti d’Europa: auspicio, incubo, utopia? / Vereinigte Staaten von Europa: Wunschbild, Alptraum, Utopie?, Villa Vigoni Editore | Verlag, 2020.

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.

Articles

M. Scotto, ‘Diventare sé stessi per essere europei’, introduzione a Stati Uniti d’Europa: auspicio, incubo, utopia? / Vereinigte Staaten von Europa: Wunschbild, Alptraum, Utopie?, Villa Vigoni Editore | Verlag, 2020.

M. Scotto, ‘Capire l’Europa per capire la Germania. Note a trent’anni dalla riunificazione tedesca tra integrazione europea e rinnovati equilibri politici’, in U. Villani-Lubelli, L. Renzi (a cura di), La nuova Germania. La Repubblica federale trent’anni dopo la Riunificazione, Edizione ETS, 2020.

M. Scotto, ‘Presidenza tedesca di turno del Consiglio dell’UE: un’agenda politica di governo per l’Europa’, in Vigoni Paper n. 5/2020, Villa Vigoni Editore | Verlag, 2020.

M. Scotto, ‘Nazioni e identità in evoluzione tra Italia e Germania ai tempi dell’Unione europea’, in Vigoni Paper n. 0/2020, Villa Vigoni Editore | Verlag, 2020.

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.

 

Online publications:

_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

 

Area the competencies:

  • Project Management
  • EU Programmes
  • Public Relations
  • Press

Research interests:

  • European Integration
  • EU Politics
  • EU Institutions
  • Decision-Making Process in the EU
  • Democracy in the EU
  • EU-US Relations
  • Political Relations between Germany and Italy