Prof. Dr. Jan Orbie

Jan Orbie

Prof. Dr. J. Orbie is Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science at Ghent University in Belgium, where he teaches and researches the external relations of the European Union. For more information, see ResearchGate , LinkedIn and Twitter (@janorbie).

Research interests

  • External Relations of the European Union, in particular external trade and development policies, Europe’s global social role, EU democracy promotion, the EU in international institutions, and conceptual debates around Europe’s global role
  • Critical and normative approaches to EU and international politics

GIES research areas


  • Theories of European Integration
  • European External Policies
  • Current Issues in EU Politics (with Hendrik Vos)
  • EU Trade Politics (with Ferdi De Ville), Jean Monnet Module

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