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Florence School of Transnational Governance

We train current and future leaders in governance beyond the state

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Executive Education

Collaborative courses that combine scientific expertise with hands-on learning aimed at professionals in policy, NGOs, international organisations, media and the private sector.

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Master's Degree

Designed to educate and train the policy leaders of tomorrow, our Master’s degree programme prepares students to navigate the unprecedented challenges our world will face in the decades to come.

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A unique opportunity for policy professionals from around the world to further develop their policy work and skills while participating in the vibrant academic life at the EUI.

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Policy Dialogues

A forum for representatives from academia, civil society, and the public and private sector to exchange views on the key policy issues on international agendas.

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Our mission

The Florence School of Transnational Governance (STG) was established in 2017 as part of the European University Institute. In the cradle of the Renaissance, we teach, train and learn by providing a platform where transnational policy actors across politics, business, civil society, media and academia meet.

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Director (acting)

Georgios Papakonstantinou

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Meet the School’s Chairs and Adjunct Professors

Our faculty members are internationally recognised experts of the key transnational policy fields.


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Programmes & Initiatives


STG Climate

STG Climate is a European and global hub of excellence in knowledge-exchange, research and education on climate change policies and governance.

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Transnational Democracy

The STG Transnational Democracy Programme is a collaborative, interdisciplinary hub that conducts action-oriented research to achieve deep and wide-ranging democratic renewal across national borders.

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STG AI&DEM Artificial Intelligence


The Chair on Artificial Intelligence and Democracy studies the potential impact of robotisation, digitalisation and automation on democratic politics.

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Open to Health (O2H)

Open to Health (O2H) is a university-based training network that delivers executive training in health governance to actors of health governance with a primary focus on low- and middle-income countries.

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EDMO brings together fact-checkers, scholars, media, online platforms and media literacy practitioners to tackle disinformation.

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EMIF provides competitive grants to researchers, fact-checkers, not-for-profits and other public interest-oriented organisations working on disinformation research and strengthening media literacy and fact-checking.

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The Florence School of Transnational Governance brings the worlds of academia and policy-making together in an effort to navigate a context, both inside and outside Europe, where policy-making increasingly transcends national borders.

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Florence School of Transnational Governance

Palazzo Buontalenti

Via Camillo Cavour, 65
50129 Florence, Italy
Tel. +39 055 4686 319

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