Course offered:         

  •  Carrières européennes : profils, carrières et networking
  •  Sociologie de la construction européenne

Professional activities: Academic Coordinator of the European General Studies programme (Bruges campus) since May 2021. A visiting professor at Bruges since ten years, Didier Georgakakis is since 2012 a Professor of political science at University Paris1 - Panthéon Sorbonne where he holds a Jean Monnet Chair and chairs the Sorbonne Master degree in European public affairs and the joint ENA/Paris 1 Master degree on policies in Europe. He was previously a Professor at Sciences-Po Strasbourg (1997-2012) and a junior member of the Institut Universitaire de France (2007-2012). One of the founders of the historical and political sociology of the EU, his teaching and research deal with studies on the professionals of EU policies and governance and broader transdisciplinary perspectives on European integration and transnational social fields.

A Vice-president of the ‘Association Française de Science Politique’ and the European Confederation of Political Science Associations, Didier Georgakakis is one of the six founding members of the European Alliance for Social Sciences and Humanities, which represents the SSH community at the European level.

Interests : Among numerous books and articles on these subjects, he recently publishes The Euro-civil service in (times of) crisis. The changing power of Eurocrats (Palgrave 2017). He also edited, Le Champ de l’Eurocatie. Une Sociologie politique du personnel de l’UE (Economica, 2012, revised for an English version with J. Rowell in The field of eurocracy, mapping EU staff and professionals, Palgrave 2013), or The Political uses of governance. Looking back to a white paper (Barbara Budrich 2012, with M. de Lassalle).