July 2001, Ph.D. Faculty of Laws, London University.
Ph.D. Thesis: Trade and Environment: A Comparative Approach to the ECJ and GATT/WTO Jurisprudence. Supervisor: Prof. J. Cameron.

June 1999, Intensive Seminar on Climate Change, FIELD (London)/European Commission.

September 1997, Avvocato (Solicitor), admitted to the Italian Bar.

July 1997, Summer Program in European Environmental Law and Policy, University of Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

1995, Master in European Law: Very Good/Très bien (Bilingual Diploma), Law Department, College of Europe, Bruges. Master Paper: The Government Procurements Agreement in the Uruguay Round. Supervisor: Prof. A. Mattera.

1994, Laurea in Giurisprudenza: 110/110 cum laude, Law Faculty, University of Salerno.
Thesis: The Italian Fiducia and the English Trust. Supervisor: Prof. P. Stanzione.

1989, Diploma di Maturità Classica: 60/60, Liceo Ginnasio F. De Sanctis, Salerno.