Giulia Tercovich

Assistant Director
Pleinlaan 5, 1050, Brussel, Belgium

Prof. Dr. Giulia Tercovich is Assistant Director of the Centre for Security, Diplomacy and Strategy (CSDS) and Assistant Professor in EU foreign policy, leadership and crisis management at the Brussels School of Governance of the VUB. She has a double-doctoral degree in Politics and International Studies from the University of Warwick (UK) and Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium). She was Erasmus Mundus PhD Fellow in the GEM PhD School in Globalization, the EU and Multilateralism. Her research focuses on the European Union’s foreign policy, political leadership and crisis management, in particular towards the Indo-Pacific region. Her first monograph on Assessing EU Leadership in inter-regional Relations: The Case of the Institutionalization of ASEAN Disaster Management was published by Routledge in 2022. Giulia is specialised in innovative and active teaching, including simulations, flipped classroom and blended learning. She is currently teaching classes on ‘EU’s External Relations’ and ‘Introduction to comparative regionalism’.

Selected Publications

Shifting Narratives? The EU’s Approach to the Indo-Pacific after the War in Ukraine“, Journal of European Integration, June 2024. With Gorana Grgic.

Narratives and Interests: the EU’s Position on Taiwan Before and After the War on Ukraine“, CSDS Policy Brief. June 2023.

EP Study on Qualified Majority Voting in EU Foreign Policy: A Cost of Non-Europe Report“, European Parliamentary Research Services (EPRS). May 2023. with Daniel Fiott.

Assessing the Post-Lisbon High Representatives: From Treaty Provisions to Europe’s Multiple Crises“, European Security, 29(3), 2020. with Maria Giulia Amadio Viceré, & Caterina Carta.

The High Representative and the Covid-19 Crisis: A Preliminary Assessment“, Global Affairs, 6(3), 287-299, 2020. with Maria Giulia Amadio Viceré.

Shaping the European External Action Service and its Post-Lisbon Crisis Management Structures: An Assessment of the EU High Representatives’ Political Leadership“, European Security, 29(3), 275-300, 2020. with Joachim Koops.

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