Francesco Maiani


Francesco Maiani is Assistant Prof. at the Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration.



Born in Rome in 1974, Francesco Maiani is the holder of a Degree in Law (University of Rome La Sapienza), of an LL.M. in European and International Economic Law (Universities of Geneva and Lausanne), and of a PhD in Law (Universities of Lausanne and Milano Statale). From 2007 to 2008, he has been a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute of Florence.

Between 2006 and 2008, Francesco Maiani has taught European Law at the University of Lausanne. Since August 2008, he is Assistant Professor in "Europe and Globalization" at the IDHEAP.

His current research focuses on two main areas:
  • EU Constitutional and Institutional Law
  • Legal Europeanization and Globalization, with a particular emphasis on the Europeanization of Swiss Law and policies
  • Migration, asylum and human rights, with a particular emphasis on EU Law and policy and on International Refugee Law.

Personal webpage @ IDHEAP
Full list of publications (with downloads)
Full CV:
Maiani_CV.pdf