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Stefano Bartolini

Peter Mair Chair in Comparative Politics


Stefano Bartolini was born in 1952 and graduated in Political Science from the University of Florence. From 2006 to 2013 he was Director of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute.

Previous to his directorship, he was assistant professor at the University of Bologna (1976) and at the European University Institute (1979), associate professor at the University of Florence (1985), full professor at the University of Trieste (1990), the University of Geneva (1991), the European University Institute (1994) and the University of Bologna (2004).

He is a member of the editorial board of the Rivista Italiana di Scienza Politica, and a member of the scientific board of West European PoliticsSwiss Review of Political Science, Acta Politica, Electoral Studies, Journal of Theoretical Politics, and Comparative Political Studies.

He has been awarded the best book prize of the European Politics section of the APSA (2002), the Gregory Luebbert APSA Prize in Comparative Politics (2001), and the UNESCO Stein Rokkan Prize for the Social Sciences (1990). 

Research interests: Professor Bartolini's present academic interests are the relationships between the process of European integration and the key features of the European nation-state experience.

His research interests have focused on Western Europe political development, comparative methodology, political institutions and European integration. 


European University Institute (EUI)

Department of Political and Social Sciences

Via dei Roccettini 9

50014 San Domenico di Fiesole (FI), Italy

Tel.: [+39] 055 4685 372 / 469 

Fax: [+39] 055 4685 279

Email: [email protected]

Office: Villa Sanfelice, SF023


Administrative Assistant: Adele Battistini

Office hours: please arrange your appointment with Adele Battistini.

Page last updated on 16 December 2019

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