I am a Professor of International Relations at Politics/Faculty of Management at the University of Tampere, Finland. 

My areas of expertise include:

  • The European Union's (EU) external relations, especially with Russia and the wider Eastern neighbourhood
  • The EU's Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) and the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP)
  • Northern Dimension
  • The EU enlargement
  • European Neighbourhood Policy
  • Finnish foreign, security and integration policy
  • Northern European security and regionalization
  • International Relations theory, philosophy of (social) science
  • The practice of international politics

On these pages you will find information concerning my professional experience as well as my publications.


Picture: Matti Porre