Crombois, Jean


Crombois, Jean

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


  • EU Integration and the Transformation of Diplomacy: from 1945 to present (Jean Monnet Module), EUR 111a
  • EU Project Writing and Management, EUR 321a
  • EU Russia/China Relations and the Foreign Policies of the EU Member States, EUR 405a

Research Interests

  • European neighborhood policy and European security
  • History and theories of European integration
  • Comparative constitutionalism in Europe
  • EU external affairs
  • EU institutional framework, EU law, EU interest groups and lobbying


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

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).

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


  • Lilliput Effect
    Revisited: Small States and EU Foreign Policy. In: European View. 2020;19(1):80-87. Read more.
  • Bulgaria’s Foreign Policy and EU Sanctions against Russia Europeanization, Politicization and Small Country Diplomacy. In: Southeastern Europe 43 (2019), pp.158-185. Read more.
  • The Eastern Partnership: Geopolitics and Policy Inertia. In: European View, 2019, vol. 18, Issue 1, pp. 89-96. Read more.
  • 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. Read more.
  • 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. Read more.
  • “Central and Eastern  European Business Interest Associations and EU policy Making”. In: Journal of Public Affairs. June 2018, pp. 1-8. Read more.