Mariolina Eliantonio is an Assistant Professor in European Administrative Law at Maastricht University. After having studied law at Teramo University (Italy), she obtained a LLM (cum laude) in European and comparative law at Maastricht University (the Netherlands). At the same University, she has written a PhD on the Europeanisation process of administrative justice in Italy, Germany and England and since 2008 she is employed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Law of Maastricht University. She teaches courses of European institutional law, comparative and European administrative and constitutional law, and several legal writing and legal research courses. Her research interests lie in the enforcement of European law before national and European courts and in the role of courts in the EU legal system. She has extensively written on several aspects of access to court at national and European level (specifically in the environmental field), as well as on the Europeanisation process of national administrative law. She has been also a legal advisor at Milieu Ltd, a multi-disciplinary Brussels-based consultancy which carried out various types of research for the European institutions in the field of justice, fundamental rights, and environment.