Here you can find published research exploring European foreign policy from leading academics across LSE. EFPU publications include working papers, policy notes, research papers and reports.

Recent publications:

EFPU Publications

The EFPU Working Paper series showcases research conducted by EFPU members as well as by other academics working in the field of European foreign policy. If you wish to submit a paper to be considered for publication in the series, please contact EFPU Director.


  • Stelios Stavridis, 'Do Not Shoot The Messenger': A critique of the existing literature on the European Parliament and TurkeyEFPU Review Article 2020/1



Prior to 2015:

  • Nicola Chelotti, 'Multiple Practices and Styles: Analysing Variation in EU Foreign Policy Negotiations', EFPU working paper 2014-1

  • Karen E. Smith, 'European Union Foreign Policy after Lisbon: Five Lessons Learned from a Series of Roundtables', EFPU working paper 2012-1
  • Federica Bicchi and Caterina Carta, 'The Lisbon Treaty and the Common Foreign and Security Policy: A Leap Forward or More of the Same?', EFPU working paper 2011-2
  • Elisabeth Johansson-Nogues,'The Decline of the EU's 'Magnetic Attraction'? The European Union in the Eyes of Neighbouring Arab Countries and Russia', EFPU working paper 2011-1
  • Martijn Schukkink and Arne Niemann, 'Portugal and the EU's Eastern Enlargement: A Logic of Identity Endorsement', EFPU working paper 2010-1

Publications from EFPU members





Distinguished Dissertations on European foreign policy

These 10,000 words papers present original research on European foreign policy by former LSE MSc students. Originally drafted as dissertations, they were awarded a Distinction and further revised since.