GEM PhD School

Globalisation, Europe & Multilateralism

Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate

Mario TELO

Mario TELO

(Université Libre de Bruxelles)

Political & Social Sciences Faculty

Political Science Department - Political Sociology

& Institut d'Études Européennes

(Professor - Potential PhD Supervisor)

Link to ULB ID Page

Academic Degrees & Titles

GEM represents a big step forward from EU centred studies to global studies where comparative research is absolutely crucial.




Vice-President of the Institut d'Etudes Européennes de l'Université Libre de Bruxelles (IEE-ULB) 

Director of Research of the EUNRAGG/GEM Research Unit at the IEE-ULB Link

Professor at the Faculty of Political Sciences and at the IEE-ULB Link

Member of the Académie Royale de Belgique - Classe des Lettres et Sciences Morales et Politiques Link



Dottorato di ricerca in Scienze Politiche (La Sapienza – Roma)


Research Area(s)

    (New Institutionalism, Multilateralism, New Regionalism, Institution Building and Reform, International Legitimacy & Efficiency, Interdisciplinary Dialogue, ...)
    (Europe in the World, External Impact of Domestic Evolutions, European socio-Economic Modernization Policy, ...)
    (Comparative Politics, Euro-Asian & Euro-Latin American Interregionalism, ...) 

Specific Research Interest(s)


  • EU, New Regionalism & Global Governance
  • The European Union and Global Governance: Multilateralism in an Emerging Multi-polar Worlds - GR:EEN (FP7 Collaborative Research Project funded by the European Commission: Senior Scholar and Scientific Coordinator of the 2nd Work Package)
  • GEM PhD School–Erasmus Mundus Joint doctorate
    Senior Scientist of the Joint Doctorate on "Globalization, the EU and Multilateralism" 


  • International Relations
  • History of Political Thought
  • Globalisation and Welfare Regimes
  • Methodology of Political Science
  • EU in the World

Suggested Fields of Inquiry

Evaluated on a case by case basis in light of submitted proposals

Overview of Publications

  • TELÒ Mario, Unions, Neo-Corporatism and Politics in Western Europe (ed), in Italian, Milan, 1982
  • TELÒ Mario, The Swedish Model (ed), in Italian, Milan ,1984
  • TELÒ Mario, The European New Deal, in French, Brussels,Editions de l'ULB , 1989
  • TELÒ Mario, The German Social Democrats from Bad Godesberg to the Berlin Program, in Italian, Rome, 1988
  • TELÒ Mario, Between Nation and Europe (ed), in Italian, Milan, 1991
  • TELÒ Mario, Towards a New Europe? (ed), Edition de l'ULB, Brussels, 1992
  • TELÒ Mario, EU and the Challenge of Enlargement,(ed) Editions de l'ULB, Brussels, 1993
  • TELÒ Mario, Between Nation and Europe (ed), in French ,Brussels 1993
  • TELÒ Mario, EU as a Social Union ? (ed), Editions de l'ULB, Brussels, 1994
  • TELÒ Mario, Democracy and European Construction (ed), Editions de l'ULB, Brussels, 1995
  • TELÒ Mario, After the Break of Communism. The Revolution of 1989 and the Political Theory (ed in collab. with G.Haarscher), in French, Brussels, 1992
  • TELÒ Mario, Rethinking European Construction (with P. Magnette),in French, Editions de l'ULB, Brussels, 1996
  • TELÒ Mario, From Maastricht to Amsterdam. Treaty Reform in EU, (ed. in collaborationn with P. Magnette), in French, Complexe, Brussels, 1996
  • TELÒ Mario, Where is New Germany Going? (with R. Seidelmann), Sp. Issue off "Europa/Europe" Rome, 1996
  • TELÒ Mario, Ideas and models for XXIst Century Europe, (ed), in Italalian, Sp. Issue of "Europa/Europe", Rome 1999
  • TELÒ Mario, Bobbio. State and International Democracy (ed), in French, Complexe, Brussels, 1999 and 2002
  • TELÒ Mario, EU Civilian Power?, in English, Palgrave, 2005
  • TELÒ Mario, European Union and New Regionalism, (ed) in English, Ashgate-Aldershot, 2001 and 2009
  • TELÒ Mario, International Relations, in English, Ashgate-Aldershot, 2009
  • TELÒ Mario, State, Globalisation and Multilateralism; The Challenges of Institutionalizing Regionalism, Series: United Nations University Series on Regionalism - Vol.5, Forthcoming 2012