IES Research

IES research focuses on the EU in an international context. It explores EU institutions, policies and law within the context of globalisation and international law and politics. Research projects analyse the role of the EU as a global actor and the interaction between the internal and external dimensions of EU policies. They also address the inter-relationship between the EU and international institutions and organisations.

IES research principally embraces a wide range of European studies and aims to involve multiple disciplines, including law, economics, social science and political science. It is currently advanced in the following clusters of academic work:

IES research is also pursued within horizontal projects and networks cutting across specific clusters, including: