Module Three News

  • Professor Kourtikakis is teaching courses related to the JMCE grant: PS385 Politics of Europe and EURO502: External Politics of the EU.
    • Publication by Prof Kourtikakis: Turkina, Ekaterina, and Kostas Kourtikakis. “Keeping up with the Neighbours: Diffusion of Norms and Practices Through Networks of Employer and Employee Organizations in the Eastern Partnership and the Mediterranean,” Journal of Common Market Studies, Volume 53, Issue 5 (September 2015), pp. 937–1194
  • Summer course Stockholm Summer Arctic Program at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology.
  • In 2016, the Arctic Summer course to Sweden, part of the Illinois-Sweden Program for Educational Research and Exchange (INSPIRE), was awarded the Institute of International Education’s Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education for the best international partnership in the country (
  • Dr. Vander Most – Research Trip to Brussels in May/June 2016. he conducted interviews with a variety of front-line integration officials throughout the country. Traveling to diverse locations like Namur, Brussels, Eupen, and Leuven, he observed the different strategies each region utilizes to integrate their migrant populations.
    • Research Project: development of his book project titled “Comparative Integration Strategies in Belgium and the Netherlands.”