Center for International and Strategic Studies (CISS)

Director: Prof. Pietro Pustorino (

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The CISS, Center for International and Strategic Studies (formerly CROIE, Research Center on International and European Organizations) conducts research on law and international relations, European Union law, political and strategic studies with a focus on the activities carried out by international institutions and / or national bodies (both public and private), universities and think tanks operating on a global, regional and supranational level.

The Center is established within the Department of Political Science and includes professors from other Luiss Departments as well as professors and experts from outside Luiss with different skills and expertises.

The CISS aims to become a reference point in the research sector on the aforementioned issues at European and international level, with the aim of interacting, also through collaboration agreements, with other research centers or institutions worldwide with similar or complementary purposes.

Structures established within the Center