Luís Tomé holds a PhD in International Relations by the University of Coimbra, a Master in Strategy by ISCSP, University of Lisbon, and a Bachelor in International Relations by Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa.
He is Associate Professor at UAL, where he coordinates the PhD Program in International Relations: Geopolitics and Geo-economics, scientific Coordinator of OBSERVARE- Observatório de Relações Exteriores, a research centre accredited by FCT, and subdirector of the yearly magazine Janus and the journal Janus.net, e-journal of international relations, indexed on B-ON, Dialnet, Latindex, DOAJ, Ebsco, Redalyc, Scopus.
Luís Tomé is also invited Professor at the Instituto de Defesa Nacional (IDN), at Instituto Universitário Militar (IUM), at Instituto Superior de Ciências Policiais e Segurança Interna (ISCPSI), visiting Professor at La Sapienza Universitá di Roma, Italy, and at Middle East Technical University (METU) in Ankara, Turkey, and Invited Professor at Instituto Superior de Ciências da Informação e da Administração, Aveiro (ISCIA) and at the Faculty of Economics, University of Coimbra (FEUC).
Between November 2015 and October 2017, he was Adjunct/Specialist to the Home Office for International Relations and the fight against terrorism.
He was a researcher at NATO-EAPC (he wrote the report Russia and NATO’s Enlargement”, 2000) and assistant to the Vice-President of the European Parliament, José Pacheco Pereira, in 1999-2004 (namely, working with the Foreign Office Commission for the European Parliament).
His research interests include International Relations, Geopolitics and Security, specializing in Euro-Atlantic, Eurasia and Asia-Pacific regions, having authored and co-authored more than a dozen books and many essays and papers.
He is a political analyst for the TV show “Olhar o Mundo”, which airs on RTP, and an invited specialist/ commentator for several media on international and security affairs.