Léonard Colomba-Petteng is a Phd Candidate in Political Science at the Center for International Research (CERI - Sciences Po). He works on the civilian and military missions conducted by the European Union in Mali and Niger.
He completed a research master in Political Science at Sciences Po Paris with a specialization in International Relations. He wrote his master thesis on the French military cooperation policy towards African countries, under the supervision of Pr. Bertrand Badie.
Prior to that Léonard graduated from the Europe-Africa programme of Sciences Po. He also studied at the European Social and Political Studies programme in University College of London.