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Dr Christos Kourtelis

Lecturer in European and International Politics

Areas of expertise

Expertise: EU institutions, foreign policy of the EU towards the Balkan and MENA countries, Euro-Mediterranean relations, EU development assistance.


Drawing from different perspectives of International Political Economy and International Relations Christos's research focuses on the implementation of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) in North Africa and the political economy of EU-MENA relations.

His research in the ENP explores the role of interest groups in the formation of the preferences of the EU members and the partner countries. Besides the ENP and the EU-MENA relations, he is particularly interested in the aid policies of the EU member states and the political economy of EU development assistance. 


Interview booking

Please call the press office on 01509 223491 to arrange an interview with Dr Christos Kourtelis. Bookings can also be made online at

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