Bogdan Ștefanachi is professor of International Relations and European Studies at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University from Iași. He holds a B.A. in Philosophy and one in Political Science, and a M.A. in European Studies from the same university, where he also obtained his PhD in Philosophy. He is also a graduate of L’Universitéd’Été de la Nouvelle Économie (France), of the Institute for Economic Studies Europe and Friedrich NaumanStiftung, Theodor HeussAkademie, Cologne (Gummersbach) in Germany, and a beneficiary of the DAAD scholarships at the universities from Konstanz, Bielefeld, Bonn, Berlin.