Beatriz Cózar Murillo

Beatriz Cózar Murillo

Beatriz Cózar Murillo is a Joint Ph.D. researcher at the Institute for International and European Studies (GIES) of Ghent University and at Pablo de Olavide University (Spain).

She holds a Master in European Studies from the University of Salamanca and a bachelor’s degree in Law from the University of Seville. Her research focuses on the Common Security and Defence Policy of the European Union and, in particular, on the study of the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO). While doing conducting her Ph.D. Beatriz has been assistant lecturer of Public International Law and International Relations at the University of Cadiz, and junior legal officer on EU Affairs in the regional government of Andalusia.

Research interests 

  • Strategic Studies
  • EU Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP)
  • EU Defence Policy (CSDP)
  • defence industry

GIES research areas