Maria Alcidi, LL.M.

Research Fellow

Project Activities


Other Activities and Research Interests

Comparative Constitutional Law, International Law, Gender Justice and Rule of Law

Since 6/2019 Research Fellow, Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law

09/2017-02/2019 Senior Advisor Italian Chairpersonship at the OSCE, (Austria)

11/2009-08/2017 Rule of Law Officer at OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, (Poland)

07/2007-10/2009 Senior Minority Protection Adviser at OSCE, (Kosovo)

03/2006-06/2007 Human Rights Officer at OSCE, (Kosovo)

08/2005-10/2005 Election Count Manager at UNOPS

03/2005-07/2005 Human Rights Adviser at Council of Europe, (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

09/2004-10/2004 Election Count & Results Supervisor at OSCE, (Kosovo)

04/2003-08/2003 Gender Project Officer at Solidarités NGO

06/2001-09/2001 Criminal Law Internship at UNODC, Anti Corruption Unit, (Austria)

01/2000-02/2001 Barrister Practitioner in Family Law Firm, (Italy)

15/09/2003-10/09/2004 European Master’s Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation, European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation, Galway, Ireland

15/10/2001-05/07/2002 Post-University Certificate as Juriste Internationaliste de terrain, Université de Droit Aix-en-Provence Paul Cezanne, Aix-en-Provence (France)

06/03/2000-01/09/2000 Post-University Degree in Criminology and Juridical-Psychology, Centro di Criminologia, Caserta (Italy)

10/01/1994-15/12/1999 Bachelor’s Degree in Law – Law degree & LLM at the Università Federico II, Napoli (Italy)

  • 2013 “Trial Monitoring: OSCE methodologies” European Yearbook on Human Rights (in English)
  • 2012 “Legal Digest of international fair trial rights” OSCE/ODIHR (in English)
  • 2008 “Kosovo: the participation of minorities in public affairs” OSCE Report (in English)
  • 2007 “Freedom of movement and Humanitarian Transportation in Kosovo” OSCE Report (in English)
  • 2004 “Reconciliation, beyond the Dichotomy between Truth and Justice”, Master thesis (in English)
  • 2002 “Epidemiology of the crisis of the Rule of Law and Democracy in Italy”, Dissertation (in French)
  • 1999 “Constitutional Principles of Voluntarism”, LLM thesis (in Italian)
  • 2004 among the top 15 students awarded with a sponsored internship by the European Master Programme in Human Rights and Democratization
  • 1999 Università Federico II Law Faculty award of the final thesis, 110/100 cum laude