Sieglinde Gstöhl (LI) is since September 2010 Director of the Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies. She has been a fulltime Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges since April 2005. Before joining the College she was Assistant Professor of International Relations (1999-2005) at the Institute of Social Sciences at Humboldt University Berlin and post-doc researcher (1998-99) at the Liechtenstein-Institut in Bendern. In 1992-93 she was 'International Institutions Fellow' at the Center for International Affairs at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
Professor Gstöhl holds a Ph.D. in political science as well as an MA in International Relations from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva and a degree in Public Affairs (lic.rer.publ. HSG) from the University of St. Gallen. She also acquired professional experience in European affairs (e.g. EFTA Secretariat, national referendum campaign).
Fields of interests: EU external relations, in particular EU trade policy, European Neighbourhood Policy and EU external representation; theories of regional integration and of international relations; global governance; international political economy; diplomatic training; small states in international affairs.