Marzia Foroni works as consultant in the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research on international cooperation and European reforms. Her main areas of expertise are the Bologna Process, European Union policies, internationalization and students mobility. She is member of the Bologna Follow Up Group, as Italian delegate, since 2008 and in the period 2012 – 2014 she coordinated, on behalf of Italy, the Ad hoc Group on the Third cycle, set up by the Bologna Follow Up Group as thematic sub-group within the Working Group on Structural Reforms. She graduated at Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, in International Relations, with a final dissertation on the implementation of Bologna reforms in three European countries. She further studied Management in higher education and research institutes at the Politecnico di Milano.