Dr Taulant Hasa's research is focused on the European Union Governance and the Enlargement Policy towards Western Balkans. He holds a Ph.D. in European Studies and Governance from the Complutense University of Madrid. He obtained a MA degree at the Diplomatic School of Spain on International Relations and Diplomacy and a MA degree in Constitutional and Political Science at CEPC (Center for Political and Constitutional Studies) of Spain. He graduated in Journalism at the University of Tirana. Academic and professional affiliations in the past include, College of Europe in Bruges, Department of European Political Studies and Governance, Georgetown University Walsh School of Foreign Affairs, George Washington University Elliot School of International Affairs in Washington DC, and ZEI ( Center for European Integration) at Bonn University, Germany.