Giovanni GREVI

Course offeredEU Foreign Policy : Context and Priorities (30h)

Giovanni Grevi is a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Security, Diplomacy and Strategy (CSDS) of the Brussels School of Governance (BSoG-VUB), where he is teaching the courses Current and Future Challenges in Diplomacy and Cases and Issues in Global Peace, Security and Diplomacy. Giovanni also teaches European foreign policy and international relations at the College of Europe, Bruges, and at Sciences Po, Paris, and is a Senior Associate Fellow with the European Policy Centre (EPC) and with ISPI. He has worked and published extensively on EU foreign and security policy, global order, US foreign policy, foresight and EU politics and institutions. Between 2016 and 2020, Giovanni was a Senior Fellow and Head of the Europe in the World programme at the EPC. Previously, he worked at the Foundation for International Relations and External Dialogue (FRIDE) as Senior Researcher and Director (2010-2015). Giovanni served as a Senior Research Fellow at the EU Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) from 2005 to 2010 and worked at the EPC as Policy Analyst and Associate Director of Studies (1999-2005). He holds an MSc in European Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a PhD in International Relations from the Université Libre de Bruxelles.

Recent publications (selected): 

  • ‘What Grand Strategy for Europe? Three Competing Visions and One Proposal’, CSDS In-depth 10/2024, Centre for Security, Diplomacy and Strategy, Brussels School of Governance, February 2024.
  • Forging Europe's leadership. Global trends, Russian aggression and the risk of a regressive world, Book, Foundation for European Progressive Studies, October 2023. (ed.)
  • Shockwaves: How does the war in Ukraine impact the EU's grand strategy?, CSDS In-depth 5/2023, Centre for Security, Diplomacy and Strategy, Brussels School of Governance, March 2023.
  • Facing war: Rethinking Europe's security and defence, ISPI, November 2022. (ed. with Serena Giusti)
  • ‘Europe’s strategic autonomy and the partnership approach’ in G. Mueller-Brandeck-Bocquet, P. Gieg, T. Lowinger, M. Pietzko and A. Zuern (eds.) EU-India Relations – The Strategic Partnership in the light of the EU Global Strategy, Springer, 2021.
  • ‘Fostering Europe’s strategic autonomy – A question of purpose and action’, EPC and KAS Policy paper, December 2020.
  • ‘Fostering Europe’s strategic autonomy – Security and defence policy: time to deliver’, EPC and KAS Policy Paper, October 2020. (with Paul Ivan)
  • ‘Differentiated Cooperation in European Foreign Policy: The Challenge of Coherence’, EU IDEA Policy Paper No.5, August 2020. (with Pol Morillas, Eduard Soler i Lecha, Marco Zeiss)
  • ‘Strategic Autonomy for European choices: The key to Europe’s shaping power’, EPC Discussion paper, July 2019.