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Core Faculty

 

Laurent BAECHLER

Laurent Baechler studied International Relations and Economics in Paris. He received his PhD in Economics in 2000. He taught at the Marmara University in Istanbul and at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers in Paris, before joining the teaching staff of Science Po Paris in 2003. Since 2005, he has been working with IE•EI and directs the module "Economy and Globalisation" of the Anglophone Branch. Since 2013 he is Director of the Anglophone branch. Laurent Baechler has been conducting research on sustainable development issues, particularly on energy and climate policies, for more than 15 years. He is currently working on sustainable development policies in emerging countries. He is also scientific advisor and coordinator of the new collection "Planète en jeu" (Planet at stake) at DeBoeck editions. He translated (from English into French) two economics textbooks by Paul Krugman, "Microeconomics" and "Macroeconomics" (2009).

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François BAFOIL

François Bafoil assure la co-direction du programme Global Energy policies and Governance à Nice et à Berlin avec un cours sur “Geopolitics and energy”. Directeur de recherche au CNRS.
Il a obtenu son doctorat à Sciences Po et son habilitation en sociologie à diriger des recherches à l’université de Grenoble 2. Il est diplômé en hilosophie et en polonais (INALCO). En poste à l’université de Lodz en Pologne en 1984, puis chercheur à Berlin de 1988-1994 (Fondation Alexander von Humboldt, WZB), il rejoint le CERI en 2003. En 2002-2003, il est expert européen en charge de l’évaluation ex ante au ministère de l’Economie à Varsovie et en 2007-2008, conseiller spécial à l’OCDE pour le Territorial Review Poland. Il a enseigné dans les universités de Cologne, Shanghaï (Fudan), Istanbul (Bilgui) et Berlin (CIFE). Il est membre des comités scientifiques de l’Institut für Europäische Politik de Berlin, du Centre for Social Studies (PAN) de Varsovie et Centre for Social Studies (PAN) de Varsovie et du Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE). Il développe, dans le cadre de la sociologie, des études comparatives sur l’Europe centrale et orientale et l’Asie du Sud Est et sur les politiques de l’énergie. Il enseigne au sein du Master Théorie Politique de Sciences Po un cours intitulé : « Sociologie et psychanalyse. Max Weber et Sigmund Freud. Approches comparées du rationalisme ».

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Emre GÜR

Emre GÜR is a graduate of the IEHEI as well as of Marmara University Public Administration Department. He started his career with intensive work in the Civil Society network between Turkey and EU, and has contributed to various projects within this framework. He worked at Bahcesehir University, in charge of cooperation with CIFE, followed by a traineeship at the Directorat General Europeaid of the European Commission in Brussels. Currently, he is the managing partner of Barem Consultancy, representative of CIFE in Turkey, and consultant & trainer on Project Management and PCM. He has working and teaching experience also on Civil Society Organisations Management, EU Development Policies, Funding and Networking and various related topics. He is the Secretary General of Turkey Europe Foundation and member of its board. In the framework of the MAEIS, he is in charge of a workshop on Project Cycle Management.

Rachel GUYET

Rachel GUYET is Director of the Master in global energy transition and governance. She is a doctor in political science and project manager at CERI-Sciences Po. She works on issues of fuel poverty and fuel transition at the territorial level in Europe. She also teaches at the European campus of Sciences Po Paris in Dijon.

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Susann HEINECKE

Susann Heinecke, born in 1979 in Apolda/Thuringia, has studied political science, cultural studies and journalism in Leipzig and Lyon. She worked at the Zeitgeschichtliches Forum and the University of Leipzig, department of political science. 2003-2007 Robert Bosch Foundation scholarship and lectureship at the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, the Lomonosov Moscow State University, and the Free Russian-German Institute of Journalism in Moscow, as well as at the School of International Relations of the St. Petersburg State University. Regional coordination of the Robert Bosch Stiftung’s lectureship program in Russia in 2004-2005. She participated in the Robert Bosch Foundations’ doctoral program at the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) “Central and Eastern Europe on the way into the 21 century” in 2005-2007. Consultant for the CIS countries at the state chancellery of Brandenburg in 2007-2009. Doctoral thesis about the German policy towards Russia at the University of Cologne in 2011. Since 2011, she is a research associate at CIFE and currently coordinates a PhD Support Programme for doctoral students from Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus (EUCACIS). Since 2019 she is Director of the MAEIS (Master), European Policy and Governance - Trilingual Studies.
Language skills: German, English, Russian, French, Spanish.
Research interests: foreign policy analysis, German foreign policy, German-Russian relations, Russian foreign and domestic politics and developments of the CIS region, cultures and politics of memory, theories of international relations.

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Mathias JOPP

Mathias Jopp is Director of the Institut für Europäische Politik and Honorary Professor at the University of Tübingen.
He is teaching at the Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE), where he is also doing part of his research.
He is a member of the Presidium of the German section of the European Community Studies Association (ECSA) and accredited reviewer of the European Research Council.

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Arnaud LECONTE

Arnaud Leconte is in charge of the Joint Master in Global Economic Governance and Public Affairs (GEGPA) organised with the School of Government of LUISS Guido Carli. He is a Doctor of Economics. Arnaud Leconte is a researcher in economics and a graduate of the College of Europe in Bruges and the University of St. Gallen. He focuses his research on the economic policies of collaboration between the European Union and the Mediterranean countries to achieve sustainable development.

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Frédéric LÉPINE

Frederic Lepine was born in Namur (Belgique) in 1966. He studied political sciences at the Catholic University of Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium). Since 1994, he is journalist in the academic journal of the CIFE, L'Europe en formation, and was appointed Editor-in-chief in 2001. This scientific quarterly is specialised in the political field, encompassing European Integration, Federalism and International Relations. Since 1994, he is also teaching federalism in CIFE Masters' programmes. In particular, he is the director of the "Federalism and Governance" module. From 1996 to 1999, he was the director of studies of the Collège universitaire d'études fédéraliste, summer school organized in Aosta (Italy). From 2001 to 2009, he was also the Administrative director of the CIFE. He is now Deputy Director General. His research is focusing on the history of federalist ideas, and the connection with multi-level governance.

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George N. TZOGOPOULOS

Dr George N. Tzogopoulos is Senior Research Fellow at the Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE) and Visiting Lecturer at the European Institute affiliated with it. He is also teaching International Relations and International Energy Relations at the Department of Law of the Democritus University of Thrace. George recently joined the Begin Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA) as a Research Associate and expert in media and politics as well as Chinese affairs. At BESA, he is, inter alia, organising its recently launched online debates on several international themes. He has been a Fellow at the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy since 2010 and is coordinating its Asian Studies Programme.

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Jean-Claude VEREZ

Jean-Claude Verez is an economist and Associate Professor at the University of Artois. He is teaching at the IEHEI since 2005. He worked several years abroad, thereof two years in Niger as international expert for the UNDP and six years in Turkey as Professor at the University of Galatasaray in Istanbul, where he was appointed Vice-Rector from 2002 to 2004. His research specializes on international economy (among them development economy) and on issues of educational policies. He is a Researcher at LEAD (Laboratory of applied development economy, University of Toulon – Var), as well as a member of the research group DREEM (Development of euro-mediterranean economical researches, CNRS, University of Paris Dauphine). He is also on the editorial board of the journal « Mondes en développment ».

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Matthias WAECHTER

Matthias Waechter was born in Bonn in 1965. After his studies of History and Philosophy at the Universities of Bonn, Freiburg, Paris, and Rochester, he took his PhD at the University of Freiburg in 1994. In the same year, he joined the faculty of the history department of the University of Freiburg, where he received his "Habilitation" in 2004. He was a Research Fellow at the German Historical Institute Paris in 1997/98 and a Fulbright Fellow at New York University in 1999. In 2000, he joined the Institut Européen des Hautes Etudes Internationales, first as a DAAD Visiting Professor and as its Director (2005-2013). Since 2013, he is Director of CIFE. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Freiburg and teaches international relations at EDHEC Business school. In 2010, he was a Visiting Professor at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland). He specializes in U.S. history, contemporary France, Franco-German relations and European integration. In his research, he focuses on problems of collective identity, historical consciousness, political myths and transnational intellectuals. For his book Die Erfindung des amerikanischen Westens. Die Geschichte der Frontier-Debatte (1996), he received the Gerhard Ritter Prize. His book Der Mythos des Gaullismus. Heldenkult, Geschichtspolitik und Ideologie (2006) was awarded with the Franco-German Parliamentary Prize and the DaimlerChrysler Services Prize.

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Guest Lecturers


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  • Elisabeth ALBER
    Senior Researcher, Institute for Studies on Federalism and Regionalism, EURAC, Bolzano
  • Francesca ASTENGO
    Lecturer at the University of Nice and Sciences Po (Menton campus)
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  • François BAFOIL
    Research Director at the Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches Internationales (CERI), Sciences-Po Paris
  • Federica BICCHI,
    Associate Professor in International Relations of Europe at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
  • Lukas BIEBER,
    BDEW (German Association of Energy and Water Industries)
  • Michel-Henry BOUCHET,
    Professor Emeritus at SKEMA Business School, Former World Bank Senior Advisor and Strategy Advisor of Investment Funds
  • Messaoud BOUDHIAF,
    Professor Emeritus at the University of Tunis El Manar, Faculty of Economic Sciences and Management
  • Quentin BOULANGER,
    Energy Consultant
  • Katrin BÖTTGER,
    Director of the Institute of European Politics (Institut für Europäische Politik; IEP), Berlin
  • Ivan BOEV,
    Associate Professor at the University of Strasbourg
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  • Maxime CACCIUTOLO,
    MEDNICE Project, City of Nice, Euromed Cities Network
  • Roberto CANTONI,
    Senior researcher
  • Xavier CARLIOZ,
    Energy sector manager, CCI Nice Côte d’Azur
  • Philippe CHARLEZ,
    Energy Expert Total
  • Jean-Christophe CLÉMENT,
    Project manager, Capénergies, Director Solutions Smart, Dalkia Smart Building
  • Silvia COLOMBO,
    Senior Fellow at the Istituto Affari Internazionali, Rome
  • Paul CULLEY,
    Director Directorate 1 – General Policy General and Institutional Policy, Services attached to the Secretary-General, General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union
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  • Tobias FLESSENKEMPER
    Director of the Representation of the Council of Europe at Belgrade, Serbia
  • Eddy FOUGIER,
    Research Associate at Institut de relations internationales et stratégiques (IRIS), Paris
  • Cristiano FRANCESE,
    Proposal Manager at E.ON
  • Nina FRAUENFELD,
    Founder of SUCCESSACROSS
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  • Yvan GASTAUT,
    Associate Professor at the University of Nice, Centre de la Méditerranée Moderne et Contemporaine
  • Jean-Antoine GIANSILY,
    Ancien vice-président de la Commission des budgets du Parlement européen et Vice-président du CIFE
  • Emre GONEN,
    Director of the EU Master at Istanbul Bilgi University
  • Magdalena GORA,
    Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of European Studies, Jagiellonian University, Krakow
  • Korel GOYMEN,
    Professor at Sabanci University, Istanbul
  • Amy GRAY,
    Senior Sustainable Development Officer, Aberdeen City
  • Félicitas GUILLOT,
    Consultante en droit public monégasque
  • Alexander GUSEV,
    Project scientist at the Institute for Advances Sustainability Studies (IASS), Potsdam
  • Serhat GÜVENC,
    Assistant Professor at Istanbul Bilgi University
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  • Andreas HEINEMANN-GRÜDER,
    Senior Researcher at the Bonn International Center for Conversion
  • Jérôme HEURTAUX,
    Professor of Political Science at Université Paris-Dauphine, Researcher at IRMC
  • Simon HEINKE,
    Project Manager at DGRV (Federation of German Energy Cooperatives)
  • Frank HOFMANN,
    Europe correspondent, Deutsche Welle, Brussels
  • Oliver HÖING,
    Lecturer at the University of Cologne
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  • Riadh JAIDANE,
    Associate Professor at the University of Nice, Faculty of Law and Political Science; Member of the Tunisian Assembly of the Representatives of the People
  • Laurent JAMMES,
    YBL Consulting
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  • Friedemann KAINER,
    Associate Professor, Lehrstuhl für Bürgerliches Recht, deutsches und europäisches Wirtschafts- und Arbeitsrecht, Université de Mannheim
  • Ayhan KAYA,
    Professor at Istanbul Bilgi University, Director of the European Institute
  • Soeren KEIL,
    Lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Mohamed KERROU,
    Professor of Political Science, Université El-Manar de Tunis
  • Fuat KEYMAN,
    Professor at the University of Sabanci, Istanbul
  • Enrique KLAUS,
    Researcher of Political Sciences, Programme coordinator at IRMC
  • Axel KLAUSMEIER,
    Director, Foundation Berlin Wall Memorial, Berlin
  • Elena KOROSTELEVA,
    Professor of International Politics, Deputy Head of School with responsibility for Internationalisation, Director of the Global Europe Centre (Professional Studies), University of Kent, Canterbury
  • Christoph KREUTZMÜLLER,
    Trustee of the permanent exhibition of the Jewish Museum in Berlin
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  • Long LAM,
    Managing Consultant, Navigant Netherlands B.V.
  • Jacques LE CACHEUX,
    Professor of Economics at the University of Pau and Sciences Po Paris
  • Steve LEE,
    Chief Parliamentary Advisor, Team Leader, EU Support to Parliamentary Oversight of the Security Sector in Georgia 
  • Gilles LEPESANT,
    Senior researcher at CNRS, Geographie-Cités (Paris)
  • Barbara LIPPERT,
    Research Director at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), Berlin
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  • Claudia MAJOR,
    Research Associate at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), Berlin
  • Andreas MAURER,
    Research Associate at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), Berlin
  • Hartmut MARHOLD,
    Senior Research Fellow at CIFE
  • Sean MÜLLER,
    PhD, SNSF Ambizione Researcher/Senior Lecturer
  • Claude NIGOUL,
    Academic Expert at CIFE
  • Willem NOË,
    Policy Officer at the European Commission, DG COMM.
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  • Özge ONURSAL,
    Associate Professor at the University of Bilgi, Istanbul
  • Kai OPPERMANN,Professor at the University of Chemnitz
  • Ictor OSU,
    Researcher, Robert Gordon University
  • Gencer ÖZCAN,
    Professor at Istanbul Bilgi University
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  • Francesco PALERMO,
    Director, Institute for Studies on Federalism and Regionalism, EURAC, Bolzano
  • Ryszard PIASECKI,
    Professor at the University of Lodz, Former Ambassador of Poland in Chile
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  • Michael RAUSCHER,
    Professor at the University of Rostock
  • Dagmar RÖTTSCHES,
    CDSE Center Manager at the Graduate School for Economic and Social Sciences, University of Mannheim.
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  • Nicolas SCHMITT,
    Research Fellow at the Institut du fédéralisme, University of Fribourg
  • Katja SCHWARZBACH,
    Language Tutor
  • Pinar SELEK,
    Associate professor University of Nice
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  • Natalia TIMUS,
    Research associate at Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, Maastricht University, and UNU-MERIT and adjunct professor at the Middle East and Mediterranean Campus, Sciences Po, in Menton, France
  • Anne TOPENOT,
    Coach in Communication and Leadership, French teacher
  • Mehmet Ali TUGTAN,
    Assistant Professor at Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul
  • Harry Z.G. TZIMITRAS,
    Assistant Professor for International Law, Co-director of the Department of International Relations Department at the University of Bilgi, Istanbul
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  • Marc VALERI,
    Associate Professor in Political Economy of the Middle East, University of Exeter, Director - Centre for Gulf Studies, College Director of Postgraduate Research
  • Jelena VASIC,
    European Commission DG Connect
  • Sébastien VELUT,
    Professor at the University of Paris 3 – Sorbonne Nouvelle, and at the Institute of Latin American Studies
  • Eric VERDEIL,
    Professor, CERI-Sciences Po
     
  • Bernd WEBER,
    Head of Energy Policy and Energy Efficiency at the Economic Council of the CDU in Berlin and a Research Associate at CERI
  • Nikolaus WERZ,
    Professor at the University of Rostock
  • Wolfgang WESSELS,
    Professor at the University of Cologne, Jean Monnet Chair
  • Daniel WRAGGE,
    Director of Political and Regulatory Affairs at EEX
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  • Bahri YILMAZ,
    Jean Monnet Professor at Sabanci University, Istanbul
  • Mark YOUNG,
    President, Rational Games, Inc.
     
  • Esther ZANA-NAU, 
    Programme Manager, IMPALLA, The International Master in Social Policy Analysis
  • Vladimir ZUEV,
    Professor at Institute of Trade Policy, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia

This list is not exhaustive but it gives an idea of the diversity of our speakers 

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