Jean Crombois


Ph.D., Modern European History, Free University of Brussels, Belgium, 1999

Teaching Interests

EU external affairs, EU institutional framework, EU law, EU interest groups and lobbying, history of European integration, comparative politics in Europe

Research Interests

European neighborhood policy and European security, history and theories of European integration, comparative constitutionalism in Europe

Jean Monnet Module on EU Diplomacy: Policies and Instruments (2019-2022)

Past EU Projects (Completed)

2014-2017: Jean Monnet Module on ‘European Lobbying: Interest Groups and European Integration’ (553143-EPP-1-2014-1-BG-EPPJMO-MODULE).

2015-2018: Jean Monnet Module on ‘European Integration and The Transformation of European Diplomacy from 1945 to Present’ (564994-EPP-1-2015-BGEPPJMO-MODULE).


Lilliput Effect
Revisited: Small States and EU Foreign Policy. In: European View. 2020;19(1):80-87. http://doi:10.1177/1781685820915375

Bulgaria’s Foreign Policy and EU Sanctions against Russia Europeanization, Politicization and Small Country Diplomacy. In: Southeastern Europe 43 (2019), pp.158-185. DOI:

The Eastern Partnership: Geopolitics and Policy Inertia. In: European View, 2019, vol. 18, Issue 1, pp. 89-96. DOI:

Camille Gutt and Postwar International Finance, London: Pickering and Chatto, 2011 (192pp.)

"ESDP Operations and EU Conflict Management in the Eastern Neighbourhood" in: F. Attina and D. Irrera (eds.) Multilateral Security and ESDP Operations. The Changing Practice of Peace Operations and the European Contribution, Farnham: Ashgate, 2010, pp. 141-161.

“How Well Do Constitutions Travel Across Time and Space? The Belgian Constitution of 1831 in Bulgarian Constitutional History 1879-1940”. In: The Legal History Review, 84, 2016, pp. 502-525.

With Diana Elagina,  « La crise ukrainienne : un défi pour la diplomatie européenne » [The Ukrainian Crisis : A Challenge for EU Diplomacy]’. In : Hermès, La Revue, 2018/2 (n° 81), p. 133-140. URL :

“Central and Eastern  European Business Interest Associations and EU policy Making”. In: Journal of Public Affairs. June 2018, pp. 1-8.

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