Global Governance: Transnational rules and institutions governing global issues.
European Studies: Lessons and effects of the recent European enlargement and future scenarios; politics and theories of European integration; European neighborhood policies; the transatlantic dimension of the EU; governance in the new EU member states.
International Affairs: Analysis of the political, economic, military and ideational factors of continuity and change in the international political system; theories of International Relations; transnationalization and globalization of world politics.
Security Studies: Security and defence policies, particularly in Europe. Linkages between conventional, environmental and energy security.