The Diplomatic System of the European Union (DSEU) is a multilateral research network supported by the Jean Monnet Programme of the European Commission, and involving three core partners: Loughborough University, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and Universiteit Maastricht. It aims to bring together academic researchers, students, practitioners and civil society representatives with a specific interest in developing a broader understanding of how the EU's diplomatic system has evolved, how it operates and how it has responded to the challenges of a changing global arena.

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Policy Paper 13

‘Making the Grade, Keeping the Gate’: The Recruitment of Member-State Diplomats to the European External Action Service (EEAS)

February 2013
Now available in the Publications section.

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Final Conference Report

Evaluating the Diplomatic System of the European Union

28th February 2012, Brussels

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Final Conference Publications, Conference Papers and Other Publications

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Policy Paper 12

EU Foreign Policy and the Challenges of Structural Diplomacy: Comprehensiveness, Coordination, Alignment and Learning

February 2012
Now available in the Publications section.

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Tel: +44 (0)1509 222991
Fax: +44 (0)1509 223917
Email: dseu@lboro.ac.uk