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Emmanuel Cohen-Hadria

Emmanuel Cohen-Hadria_foto

Head of Euro-Mediterranean Policies Department, IEMed

European Institute of the Mediterranean


Emmanuel Cohen-Hadria joined the European Institute of the Mediterranean in Barcelona in September 2015 where he heads the Department for Euro-Mediterranean Policies. He worked 8 years for the European Commission and the European External Action Service. He was posted in the Western Balkans from 2006 to 2011. Between 2012 and 2015, he worked in the office of the then Deputy Secretary General for political affairs of the European External Action Service, where he was in charge of mediterranean issues.

He has been teaching a course at Sciences Po Paris and is teaching courses on the European Union at the Blanquerna-Universitat Ramon Llull and at the Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals (IBEI) in Barcelona. He graduated from Sciences Po Paris (2004) and holds a Master from the College of Europe/Bruges (2005). He also spent a year in Berlin (2001-2002).

Background and education

  • (2005) Master, College of Europe, Bruges
  • (2004) Master, Sciences Po Paris


Research interests

  • European Union foreign Policy
  • Mediterranean politics
  • Euro-Mediterranean relations
  • Tunisia

Selected publications

  • Cohen-Hadria, Emmanuel.2018.No Need for Spoilers in the EU-Tunisia Relationship.EuroMeSCo Spot On,2Link
  • Cohen-Hadria, Emmanuel.2018.The EU-Tunisia Privileged Partnership. What Next?.EuroMeSCo Joint Policy Study,10Link
  • Cohen-Hadria, Emmanuel.2018.On the Urgency of Combatting Stereotypes about Violent Extremism in Europe.IEMed Mediterranean Yearbook 2018,Link
  • Cohen-Hadria, Emmanuel.2017.Violent Extremism in the Euro-Mediterranean Region.Euromed Survey,8th editionLink
  • Cohen-Hadria, Emmanuel.2017.Trust, the Weak Link of the Tunisian Transition.In: W. Mühlberger (Ed.).Transformation in Tunisia: The First Five Years.EuroMeSCo Joint Policy Study 5.Link
  • Cohen-Hadria, Emmanuel.2016.A New Security Architecture in the Mediterranean? What Role for the EU?.IEMed Mediterranean Yearbook 2016,
  • Cohen-Hadria, Emmanuel.2016.EU Member States and the ENP: Towards Greater Ownership?.A Euromed Survey 06. IEMed,