Roberto Cisotta

University of Rome "La Sapienza"
Associate Professor

Roberto Cisotta is Associate Professor of EU Law at Sapienza University of Rome (Rome 1) and he works also as EU Law Expert at the Research Service of the Italian Constitutional Court. Before joining Sapienza University, he was a Senior Lecturer in EU Law at the University of Macerata (2020-2021) and a Lecturer in International and EU Law at LUMSA University, Rome (2014-2016); he was also Professor invitado at Universidad de La Habana (Cuba) in 2015 and a Research Fellow at Tor Vergata University, in Rome (Rome 2) in 2014. He taught as Adjunct Professor International Law at the University of Viterbo ‘La Tuscia’ (2013 – 2014) and EU Law at LUMSA University (between 2011 and 2014) and at LUISS Guido Carli in Rome (2008-2010, 2011-2012 and 2020-2021). He participated in several research projects and he was awarded a scholarship in the framework of the European Central Bank Legal Research Programme in 2015 for a project on ‘Financial Stability and the Reconstruction of the EU Legal Order’. He published extensively on various issues in International and EU Law, he is currently engaged in different research projects and is a regular speaker at conferences in Italy and abroad on a wide variety of EU Law subjects. Amongst other professional experiences, Roberto Cisotta served as a Diplomat at the Law Department of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation from 2016 to 2020 and as a Legal Secretary at the General Court of the EU between 2011 and 2012. He was awarded the ‘Pietro Costa’ Prize, from Camera Europea di Giustizia (European Chamber of Justice), Lawyers’ Association, Naples (Italy) for an essay on the topic: ‘The Network of National and International Judges – Effects on the Independence of the Italian and Western Countries’ Judiciary’. Roberto Cisotta has a Law Degree from Sapienza University in Rome and a PhD from the University of Trieste; his PhD thesis was awarded the Italian Society for International Law (ISIL-SIDI) ‘Riccardo Monaco’ Prize for the best Ph.D. thesis in EU Law defended in 2009.

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