Research Unit

Ghent Institute for International and European Studies

15 September 2021 → Ongoing
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Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Defence studies
    • Development studies
    • Environmental politics
    • European union politics
    • Globalisation
    • Institutions and regimes
    • International politics
    • Political economy
    • Regionalisation and decentralisation
    • Security, peace and conflict
    • Research methods in political science
governance climate politics EU-studies International political economie energy politics geopolitics global injustices geostrategie international relations
The Ghent Institute for International and European Studies is a research group with the department of Political Science of the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences. GIES has built a research profile that encompasses six interrelated research themes, namely (1) climate, energy and environment, (2) global injustices, (3) geopolitics and strategy, (4) governance, (5) the EU and the world, and (6) international political economy.