The GO-EuroMed consortium brings together a first-rate social science research team
from throughout the Euro-Med region. It includes experienced researchers from 9
university institutes with an extensive publication history in political science, economics
and Mediterranean issues.
Prof. Dr. Michael Bolle
Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, Freie Universitaet
Berlin, Germany, the overall project coordinator, will with his research team manage the
project on a daily basis as well as participate in most of GO-EuroMed's research
Prof. Dr. Ahmed Driouchi
Institute of Economic Analysis and Prospective Studies, Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, has dealt with a variety of issues within the discipline of applied economics. He brings to the project expertise in human development, knowledge and its impact on economic development, and technological progress in the Middle East and North Africa.
Prof. Ousamma Safa
The Lebanese Center for Policy Studies, Beirut,
Professor Ousamma Safa's political experience on the one hand and economic
expertise on the other provide an added dimension to the GO-EuroMed consortium
in dealing with questions related to New Challenges of Enlargement (WP 6) and Regional
Integration (WP 8) in the project's 2nd stage, and with Domestic Institutions (WP 11) at stage 3.
Prof. Dr. Anne Lavigne
Laboratoire d'économie d'Orléans, France, will bring
considerable expertise in labour market economics to this research, including an interest
in theories of migration; labour, social policy, and poverty reduction; migration and the
financing of pension systems; and gender wage gaps.
Prof. Dr. José María Beneyto Pérez
Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, Instituto
de Estudios Europeos, Madrid, Spain, holds a Jean Monnet Chair in Law and European
Cultural Identity, and his Centre is ideally placed to undertake research into the nexus
between economics, security and culture in the Euro-Mediterranean region.
Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Saif
Centre for Strategic Studies, University of Jordan, Amman, has
extensive expertise in the international relations, security and political economy fields.
Dr. Saif brings an in-depth knowledge of Middle East politics and economics to this
Prof. Dr. Bahri Yılmaz
Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey, has an extensive research
and publication record covering various topics related to the political economy of
Turkey's geopolitical and strategic position at the crossroads between Europe and Asia.
Prof. Dr. Katarzyna Żukrowska
Warsaw School of Economics, Poland, has
published several books and articles on European external relations, and her Institute of
International Studies is currently engaged in research in the field of economic security.