POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: The European Union in International Affairs #EUIA20

27 May 2020

Please let us kindly update you regarding the COVID-19 virus and the EUIA conference. 
We will make a final decision on the maintenance, postponement or cancellation of the EUIA conference in mid-April, depending on the recommendations of the Belgian Ministry for Public Health. Registration will be extended until 4 May 2020. In case of cancellation, registered participants will receive a full refund.
In case of postponement, they may choose either to participate at the new date or to receive full refund. 
Regarding travel and accommodation, we recommend the participants to book with refund options in case the conference has to be cancelled. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any question. 
Kind regards, EUIA20 Organisers



Venue: KVAB Paleis der Academiën, Hertogsstraat 1, 1000 Brussel


The European Union in International Affairs, #EUIA20 Conference provides a major forum for academics and policy-makers to debate the role of the EU in the turbulent realm of international affairs. The seventh edition of this event will take place from 27 to 29 May 2020 and focus on the theme ‘Assessing the EU’s Capacity to Act’. #EUIA20 will be the single major stopover of the academic conference circuit in Brussels.

#EUIA20 will host high-level keynote addresses and will co-organise a Best Paper Award together with the Journal of European Integration (JEI). The selected #EUIA20 paper will be considered for publication in a themed JEI section or special issue.

Call for papers

More information about the conference

Past editions

The EUIA Conference is jointly organized by The Institute for European Studies at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (IES-VUB), the Institut d’Études Européennes at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (IEE-ULB), the United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS), Egmont – the Royal Institute for International Relations and the University of Warwick.