Claudia Cinelli has received a Marie Curie Intra-European project on the ‘European Union as a global actor in the Arctic Ocean’, carried out at the Arctic University of Norway (Tromsø, NO). Currently, she is Senior Researcher at the Political Science Department, University of Pisa (IT). She has a substantial academic experience both in teaching and researching in the area of International and European Law and European Union External Action. She authored/edited 5 books and one special issue published by renowned international publishers. She wrote over 50 pieces published in Journals or in collective volumes.