Luca Pantaleo obtained a PhD in International and EU Law in February 2013 at the University of Macerata (Italy), where he had previously obtained an MA in Law (2009). His PhD thesis focused on "EU Member States International Agreements and EU Law", supervised by M. Eugenia Bartoloni and co-supervised by Prof. Paolo Palchetti.
In the course of his academic career, he has been appointed visiting researcher in several institutions, such as the Pontifical Catholic University of San Paulo/PUC SP (Brazil), the CLEER - Centre for the Law of European External Relations, Asser Instituut (The Hague), the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, and the Department of Private Law of the University of Oslo under the reputable 'Yggdrasil' Programme.
He worked at the Asser Institute from April 2015 to March 2016, where he served as Senior Researcher and Academic Coordinator of the Centre for the Law of EU External Relations - CLEER. Previously, he worked at the University of Luxembourg as Senior Researcher (Postdoc), within the Public International Law cluster chaired by Professor Matthew Happold.
His research interests include public international law and EU external relations law.