IRP380.29: External Relations of the EU

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of the foreign relations of the EU. Significant theoretical concepts such as “soft power”, “hard power”, conditionality, internationalization, regionalism, Europeanization, interdependence will be introduced. In addition, the lectures will draw attention to the complex nature of external relations of the European Union due to historical differences between member states’ foreign policies, colonial legacies of some, size and geographical location of the recent members. The lecture will then focus on the indirect mechanisms of EU external action due to this multifaceted complexity. (EUR 4331)

Department: International Relations

Location: Istanbul

Credits: 3