The project “Borders, sovereignty and self-determination in contemporary Europe” is an international and interdisciplinary project uniting 22 leading academic scholars from different disciplines like political science, international relations or law.

    The project is coordinated by Jacint Jordana, the director of IBEI (Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals), Michael Keating, the director of The Centre on Constitutional Change (CCC), based at the University of Edinburgh and Jan Wouters (founding director) and Axel Marx (deputy-director) of the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies based at the Catholic University in Leuven.

    Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies – October 3-4, 2016

    The first two-days workshop took place on the 3rd and the 4th of October 2016 at
    the Irish College in Leuven (Belgium)... Show more


    The Centre on Constitutional Change – February 20-21, 2017

    The second workshop took place on the 20th and the 21st of February 2017 at the
    Centre on Constitutional Change (CCC) in Edinburgh (United Kingdom)... Show more


    Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals – May 29-30, 2017

    The third workshop took place on the 29th and the 30th of May 2017 at IBEI (Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals) in Barcelona (Spain)... Show more


    ECPR General Conference - Oslo – 6th of September 2017

    On the 8th of September 2017, three members of our project have participated in the panel „Borders, Sovereignty and Self-Determination... Show more


    EISA - Barcelona – September 13-16, 2017

    Axel Marx, Klaus-Jürgen Nagel, Caterina Garcia, John Etherington and Adam Holesch have participated in the 11th Pan-European Conference on International... Show more



    Centre on Constitutional Change
    CCC was established in August 2013 to research the UK’s changing constitutional relationships. Based at the University of Edinburgh, its fel- lows also include academics from the Universities of Aberdeen, Cardiff, Stirling, Strathclyde, QMUL and the National Institute of Economic and Social Research... Show more

    Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals
    IBEI is an inter-university institute created in 2004 as a joint effort of all five public universities in the Barcelona metropolitan area and CIDOB (International Documentation Centre of Barcelona) to promote postgraduate training and research in politics and international relations in order to advance the understanding... Show more

    Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies
    Leuven Centre is an interdisciplinary research centre of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the KU Leuven (University of Leuven). It was set up to promote, support and carry out high-quality international, innovative and interdisciplinary research on global governance. In addition to its fundamental research activities... Show more