Weiqing SONG is Associate Professor of Political Science and Jean Monnet Chair in European politics (European Union in Global Governance) at the University of Macau. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Political Science from the University of Siena, Italy and an M.S. degree in European Politics from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. He specializes in international relations and European Union studies and teaches courses in international organizations and global governance, European politics, history of European integration, and Sino-European relations, etc. He had visiting experiences in a number of academic institutions in Europe, such as, the European University Institute, Italy.

Professor Song’s research focuses on European Union studies, Sino-European relations, and Chinese foreign policy, with reference to global governance and transnational norms. He is also interested to conduct research on interpretive approaches in international and political studies. Professor Song has published several books on various topics of Chinese foreign policy, European Union foreign policy, and Sino-European relations, with Manchester University Press, Palgrave Macmillan, and Routledge. His research findings also appear widely as journal articles and book chapters.