10 years of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies

Date

Thursday 27.10.16

Location

VE.AUD.1
Verversdijk, Bruges campus
Verversdijk 16
8000 Brugge
Belgium

The Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies at the College of Europe is looking back on ten successful years with over 700 alumni worldwide. Launched in September 2006, the MA study programme responded to a growing interest among students, scholars and practitioners in the European Union’s external relations and in European diplomacy. This anniversary also provided an occasion to look into the future of the study of EU external relations. 

 

On 27 October 2016, the Department celebrated this 10th anniversary with a day of events:

9:30-11:00 Roundtable discussion “EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies: Past, Present, Future” with alumni of the ten past promotions (from Copernicus to Chopin).
11:30-12:30

Honorary lecture “What's wrong with the European Union?” by 
Prof. Dr. Dieter MAHNCKE, founding Director of the Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies and Visiting Professor at the College of Europe for 40 years; conferral of the title of Honorary Professor of the College of Europe.

Further information on the roundtable and/or honorary lecture. 

16:45-18:15

EU Diplomacy Lecture “The EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy, 17 years on” by
Dr. Javier SOLANA, President, ESADE Centre for Global Economy and Geopolitics, Barcelona-Madrid; former High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy and Secretary General of the Council of the European Union.

18:15-18:30

Closing by Prof. Dr. Sieglinde GSTÖHL, Director, Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies.

Further information on the EU Diplomacy Lecture

18:30  Reception 

Please visit as well www.coleurope.eu/10yearsIRD