Matteo Bonelli studied law at the Universities of Turin (Italy), Antwerp (Belgium) and Maastricht (The Netherlands). In 2019, he obtained a PhD in Law (cum laude) from Maastricht University with a thesis entitled ‘A Union of Values – Safeguarding Democracy, the Rule of Law and Human Rights in the EU Member States’.
Between September 2018 and August 2019, he was a post-doc researcher in comparative constitutional law at the University of Milan. He is now an assistant professor in European Law at the Faculty of Law of Maastricht University.
He sits in the editorial board of European Constitutional Law Review and was the managing editor of the review in 2017 and 2018.
His research interests are EU constitutional law, comparative constitutional law, and fundamental rights law.