Marco Borracetti holds a PhD in EU Law from the University of Bologna; he is Researcher and Senior Lecturer of European Union Law of the Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna, School of Political Science, where he teaches EU Institutional Law and EU Immigration Law. He was recently appointed as co-director of the European Regional MA Programme in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe where he teaches Migration and Human Rights.
He is the director of MigLab-Studi sulle Migrazioni, a center of the Department of Political and Social Sciences, University of Bologna and he is member of the Editorial board of Diritto Immigrazione Cittadinanza (Journal on Migration Law Citizenship). His current main research interests include migration, trafficking in human beings and human rights; the right to water and the EU development cooperation; the EU external borders policy; the judicial protection of fundamental rights in the EU. He is member of different Bologna teams working on migration issues: GLOBUS, a H2020 research project that critically examines the European Union’s contribution to global justice; ESPON 2020 Programme ECTG, on Territorial and Urban Potentials Connected to Migration and Refugee Flows; AMIF, Arts Together, Integrating migrant children at schools through artistic expression
Marco was Visiting Scholar at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, European Union Center (2015), and Visiting Professor at Université Libre de Bruxelles – Institut d’Etudes Européennes (2011).