Director of Studies, Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies, the College of Europe, Europe
Sieglinde Gstöhl (LI) is since September 2010 Director of the Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies. She has been a fulltime Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges since April 2005. Before joining the College she was Assistant Professor of International Relations (1999-2005) at the Institute of Social Sciences at Humboldt University Berlin and post-doc researcher (1998-99) at the Liechtenstein-Institut in Bendern. In 1992-93 she was 'International Institutions Fellow' at the Center for International Affairs at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
Professor Gstöhl holds a Ph.D. in political science as well as an MA in International Relations from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva and a degree in Public Affairs (lic.rer.publ. HSG) from the University of St. Gallen. She also acquired professional experience in European affairs (e.g. EFTA Secretariat, national referendum campaign).
Fields of interests: EU external relations, in particular EU trade policy, European Neighbourhood Policy and EU external representation; theories of regional integration and of international relations; global governance; international political economy; diplomatic training; small states in international affairs.