Alessandro Petti

Postdoctoral Fellow - Department of Private Law
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Visiting address Domus Academica Karl Johans gt. 47
Postal address Postboks 6706 St. Olavs plass 0130 Oslo

Research interests

Alessandro studies the relationship between EU law and international law, with a focus on the European Union’s neighbourhood. He has designed and taught courses on EU law and diplomacy and on the European Neighbourhood Policy.



  • Max Weber Fellow, European University Institute, Florence (2021-2022);
  • Teaching Fellow, Sciences Po Paris- Reims Campus (2020-2021);
  • Course Lecturer, Sciences Po Paris (2018-2020);
  • Blue Book Trainee, European Commission, DG NEAR, Brussels (2017).


  • PhD in Law, Sciences Po Law School, Paris (2021);
  • MA in EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies, College of Europe, Bruges (2016);
  • LLM in Comparative, European, and International Law, European University Institute, Florence (2015).
Tags: European Law, Public International Law, comparative law, EU External Relations Law



  • 'EU COVID-19 purchase and export mechanism: A framework for EU operational autonomy', Common Market Law Review, Vol 59(5), 2022, pp. 1333–1370.
  • ‘International Agreements in the EU Legal Order: International Fruit’, in  EU External Relations Law: The Cases in Context, Graham Butler and Ramses A. Wessel (eds), Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2022 ; co-authored with Joanne Scott.
  • ‘ERTA and Us: Shifting Constitutional Equilibria on the Visions of Europe’ in Using the Historical Archives of the EU to Study Cases of CJEU, edited by M. Cremona, C. Kilpatrick and J. Scott, European Papers – A Journal on Law and Integration, Vol. 6 (1), 2021, pp. 567-577.
  • ‘The Court of Justice in the archives project: analysis of the ERTA case (22/70)’, EUI Academy of European Law, Working Paper, 2021/08.
  • “EMU inter-se agreements: a laboratory for thinking about associative institutionalism”, LLM Thesis, Cadmus European University Institute, Department of Law, 2015.
  • Case Note, Corte di Giustizia dell’Unione Europea, Seduta Plenaria, Parere 2/13 del 18 dicembre 2014, “Adesione dell’UE alla CEDU”, Rivista Italiana di Diritto Pubblico Comunitario, Fasc. 1-2015.

Books Reviews

  • ‘Framing the Subjects and Objects of Contemporary EU Law’, Samo Bardutzky and Elaine Fahey (eds.), Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017, in Common Market Law Review, Vol 55 (6), 2018, pp. 1994–1996.
  • ‘What form of Government for the European Union and for the Eurozone?’, Federico Fabbrini, Ernst Hirsch Ballin and Han Somsen (eds), 2015, Oxford: Hart Publishing, in European Journal of Legal Studies, Vol 9 (2), 2017, pp. 259-268.

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