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Dr. Tobias SCHUMACHER Chair, European Neighbourhood Policy, European Interdisciplinary Studies Department, College of Europe, Warsaw


2002-2005 Research Fellow and Scientific Coordinator, Mediterranean Programme, European University Institute, Florence
2005-2009 Advisor, European Commission and EU member states' foreign ministries on security and democracy-related matters
Director of Research and Key Expert, Euro - Mediterranean Study Commission, Lisbon and Brussels
2009-2012 Senior Research Fellow, CIES, Lisbon University Institute, Lisbon
since 2012 Chairholder, European Neighbourhood Policy Chair, and Permanent Professor, College of Europe, Natolin campus, Warsaw
since 2016 John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge MA
since 2019 Visiting Professor, Sciences-Po, Rennes


Deputy Editor, journal Mediterranean Politics, Taylor &Francis, SSCI Impact Factor: 1.732Ranking: 26/91 (International Relations), 2018
Member of the editorial board, journal Insight Turkey, SETA Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research
Member of the Scientific Board, Institute for European Politics (IEP), Berlin
Member of the international advisory board, book series Europe and the world, Lexington Books


The Routledge Handbook on the European Neighbourhood Policy, London, Routledge (with A. Marchetti and T. Demmelhuber), 2018
The Revised European Neighbourhood Policy. Continuity and Change in EU Foreign Policy, Basingstoke, Palgrave,(with D. Bouris), 2017
The Politics of Flexibility: Exploring the contested statehood-EU actorness nexus in Georgia, Geopolitics, 2019, DOI: (mit M. Dobrescu).
Uncertainty at the EU s Borders: Narratives of EU External Relations in the Revised European Neighbourhood Policy towards the Southern Borderlands, European Security, Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 381-401, 2015
Die Europäsche Union als internationaler Akteur im suedlichen Mittelmeerraum. 'Actor Capability' und EU-Mittelmeerpolitik, Baden-Baden: NOMOS, 2005


Visiting Fellowship, Pembroke College, University of Cambridge, 2012
Scientific Award for Academic Excellence, Lisbon University Institute, 2011
Marie Curie Fellowship, European Commission & EUI, Florence, 2003-2004
Jean Monnet Fellowship, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, EUI, Florence, 2002-2003