This course provides students with a working knowledge and experience of some certain aspects of international economic relations and governance in the Mediterranean area focusing on the relations between EU and the South Mediterranean countries.The course explores the Europeanization process of the South Mediterranean states and the economic and political dimensions of the interregional relationship between the EU and the South Mediterranean countries. It examines the governance system which the EU has developed with the Mediterranean states including the Association Agreements.It follows also the evolution of the EU relationship with the South Mediterranean countries from the Global Mediterranean policy until the most recent Union for Mediterranean. Furthermore it address the causes and consequences of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) to the Mediterranean countries and examines the prospects of a Free Trade Area between them as well as the future of Turkey’s application for full membership to the EU. Finally, the course will analyse the impact of the economic crisis on the economic and political system of the Mediterranean member states of the European Union.


Attina, Fulio – Stavridis, Stelios, The Barcelona Process and Euro-Mediterranean Issues from Stuttgart to Marseille, Milano: Dotta A. Giuffre Editore, 2001.

Barbe Esther – Anna Herranz- Surralles, The Challenges of Differentation in Euro- Mediterranean Relations: Flexible Regional Cooperation or Fragmentation, London: Routledge, 2012.

Bicchi Federica, European Foreign Policy Making toward the Mediterranean, Basingstoke: Palgrave,2007.

Bicchi Frederica – Richard Gillespie (eds), The Union for the Mediterranean, London : Routledge, 2011.

Baruch Hans – Antonio Marquina a- Abdelwahab Biad, Euro- Mediterranean Partnership for the 21st Century, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macimmilan, 2000.

Blockmans, Steven- Adam Lazowski, The European Union and its Neigbours:A Legal Appraisal of the EU’s Policies of Stabilisation, Partnership and Integration, TMCM Asser Press, 2006.

Bogdani Mirela, Turkey and the Dilemma of EU Accession: When Religion Meets Politics, London: I.B. Tauris, 2010.

Çaki Armagan Emre, Fifty Years of EU-Turkey Relations: A Sisyphean Story , London: Routledge,2010.

Calleya, Stephen, Evaluating Euro-Mediterranean Relations, London: Routle Thierre dge, 2005.

Cierco Teresa (ed.), The European Union Neighbourhood. Challenges and Opportunities, London: Ashgate, 2013.

Çigdem Nas – Yonca Öze (eds), Turkey and the European Union , Aldershot: Ashgate, 2012.

Comelli Michele – Atila Eralp – Çiğdem Üstün (eds), The European Neighbourhood Policy and the Southern Mediterranean.Drawing the Lessons of Enlargement, Ankara: Middle East Technical University Press, 2009.

Fabfre Thierre –Paul Sant- Cassia (eds), Between Europe and the Mediterranean.The Challenge and the Fears, Basinstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, 2007.

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Gomez Ricardo, Negotiating the Euro- Mediterranean Partnership.Strategic Action in EU Foreign Policy?, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003.

Jonasson Ann-Kristin , The EU’s Democracy Promotion and the Mediterranean Neighbours: Orientation, Ownership and Dialogue in Jordan and Turkey, London : Routledge, 2013.

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Kourtelis, Christos, The Political Economy of Euro –Mediterranean Relations:European Neighbourhood Policy in Northern Africa, Houndmills: Plgrave MacMillan, 2015.

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Pace Michelle, The Politics of Regional Identity. Meddling with the Mediterranean, London: Routledge, 2006.

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Verney Susannah – Kostas Ifantis (eds), Turkey’s Road to European Union Membership. National Identity and Political Change, London: Routledge, 2009

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