University of Bologna, Doctor of Jurisprudence.
Member European parliament, Italy, 19996. Member Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats. Member committee on development and cooperation, delegation for relations with the member states of Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Southeast Asia and the Republic of Korea.
Substitute member delegation to the European Union-Bulgaria Joint Parliamentary Committee.
partito della Democrazia Cristiana, (DC, Christian Democratic Party)