“After Brexit and this election (Donald Trump), everything is now possible. A world is collapsing before our eyes” — Gérard Araud
"Crises and deadlocks when they occur have at least this advantage, that they force us to think" — Jawaharlal Nehru
“Mis ideas son de una lógica indiscutible; lo único que me hace dudar es que no hayan sido aplicadas anteriormente” — Antoni Gaudí
Who are we?
The Observatori de Política Exterior Europea is a research group born in 2001. Today the group is part of the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals, and it has been recognized as a ‘Grupo de Investigación Consolidado’ by AGAUR (Agencia de Gestió d’Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca).
The Observatori and their affiliated researchers are a reference in the field of research on EU Foreign Policy.
The group works on a regular basis with international networks of scholars and has been part of research projects funded by the V, VI, and VII Framework Programme, and H2020 and Horizon Europe Frameworks of the European Union.