Prof. Dr. Fabienne Bossuyt

Fabienne Bossuyt


Fabienne Bossuyt is Assistant Professor at the Centre for EU Studies. She holds a PhD from Aston University (UK) and Ghent University based on a doctoral dissertation on the EU's influence in Post-Soviet Central Asia. Previously, she obtained a Master’s degree in Translation Studies (Ghent University, 2004) and a postgraduate degree in International Relations and Conflict Management (KULeuven, 2005). She is a lecturer in the MA programme in EU Studies ('Contemporary Issues in EU Politics'; and 'The European Union’s Neighbourhood Policies').

Fabienne Bossuyt is a member of the steering committee of the Russia Platform of Ghent University and is also affiliated to the Centre for Russian International Socio-Political and Economic Studies at UGent.  

Research & Teaching

Research & specialisation:
External policies of the EU; EU relations with Central Asia; EU relations with the post-Soviet space

Taught modules:

  • Contemporary Issues in EU Politics (with Jan Orbie)
  • The European Union’s Neighbourhood Policies (with Olga Burlyuk)
  • Community Service Learning (from AY 2017-2018) (with Tony Valcke)


Work address: Volderstraat 9, 9000 Gent
Mailing address: Universiteitstraat 8, 9000 Gent
Tel: +32 9 264 69 65
Fax: +32 9 264 67 09