Oriane Calligaro

Associate Professor of Political Science

Oriane Calligaro

Associate Professor of Political Science
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Oriane Calligaro is an Associate Professor in Political Science at ESPOL and a Visiting Professor at the College of Europe, Bruges. She is also an Associate Researcher at the Université libre de Bruxelles (CEVIPOL) and Co-Editor-in-Chief of the journal Politique européenne.

Her main research interests are EU identity-related policies in the cultural and academic fields and the role of values in EU governance. She published the monograph Negotiating Europe. The EU promotion of Europeanness since the 1950s, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013 and recently co-edited with François Foret the book “European values”. Challenges and opportunities for EU governance, Routledge, 2018.

Before joining ESPOL, she was a Research Fellow and a Lecturer at the Institute for European Studies/CEVIPOL, Université libre de Bruxelles. She holds a PhD from the European University Institute in Florence and worked as a Research Assistant for the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies in Florence. She was also a Lecturer in European Studies at the Maastricht University and a Humboldt Foundation Research Fellow at the IFZ in Munich.


Languages spoken : French, English, German, Italian



– EU Policy-making (BA 3)

– European Governance (MA 1)

– Politics of European identity and culture (BA 3)



Sociology of the actors of Europe

EU policy-making

Identity and cultural policies of the European Union

Interest groups/civil society in the EU governance

Historiography of European integration