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European Centre @ POLIS

Department of Politics and International Studies

Our current and past research projects in which the European Centre is involved

Read more at: VIADUCT


The European Centre @ POLIS is a partner in the VIADUCT Jean Monnet Network, coordinated by Prof Wolfgang Wessels and Dr Funda Tekin at CETEUS, University of Cologne. Its aim is to analyse the future of EU-Turkey relations. The Jean Monnet Network is funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union

Read more at: PELEEA


When voters in the United Kingdom opted to leave the European Union, re-conceptualising European integration swiftly became one of the most pressing political challenges of our time. PELEEA aims to make a significant and timely contribution to this debate. It was initiated by POLIS alumna and current research affiliate to the European Centre Dr Jóhanna Jónsdóttir

Read more at: PLATO


A legitimate and well-functioning democracy is crucial to the stability and economy of European societies. PLATO examines the EU’s responses to the financial crisis, raising new questions about the EU’s legitimacy. The innovative PhD programme trains future research leaders and experts who will contribute to solving key policy issues for Europe

Read more at: Publications


Publications Julie Smith. 2021. (Ed.) The Palgrave Handbook of European Referendums. Basingstoke: Palgrave. With contributions by – inter alia – Chris Lord, Andrew Glencross, Katy Hayward, John Curtice, Brigid Laffan and Claudia Sternberg...