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Paulo Vila Maior, Prof

University Fernando Pessoa

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Research Discipline

Political Economy


For three years Prof. Vila Maior wrote a weekly column on EU issues on a local newspaper (Grande Porto). He also appeared on local tv stations to comment on political and economic issues. He is a regular commentator on a media blog base in Slovakia (

Language Skills

  • English (excellent)
  • French (good)
  • Spanish (excellent)
  • Portuguese (native)


Prof. Vila Maior's research focuses on European monetary integration, with an emphasis on the Eurozone crisis and on political-economic aspects of EMU. He is also interested in the constitutionalization of the European Union and on citizenship issues.