De Leo, A (Andreina)

Andreina De Leo is a Early Stage Researcher (ESR) within the LIMES doctoral programme's project "EU’s Shifting Borders - Scrutinizing Externalization of Migration Management and International Protection Responsibilities". She is based at the Department of International and European Law of the Faculty of Law. Her research focuses on the role of EU funding in the external dimension of EU asylum and migration policies.


European and International Asylum and Migration Law, European and International Human Rights Law.

Career History

Andreina has a BA in Political Science, International Relations and Human Rights (University of Padua), a MA in European Legal Studies (University of Turin) and a LL.M in International Migration and Refugee Law (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam). She was previously a trainee in the Asylum and Migration Programme of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), a Legal Researcher at the European Legal Support Center (ELSC), a Junior Research Associate at the Public International Law and Policy Group (PILPG), a Legal Field Team Coordinator at Advocates Abroad, and a trainee at the Embassy of Italy in Algiers. Andreina has also worked as a pro-bono legal advisor to asylum seekers within the Refugee Law Clinic of the International University College of Turin (IUC).