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List of B.A. European Studies Dissertations
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  1. Abdilla Sarah, The CIP Financial Instruments and Maltese SMEs;
  2. Andrejevic Nikola, The Economic Impact of the Eurozone Crisis on the Western Balkans;
  3. Apap Andre', The Europeanization of education policy in Romania and Slovenia;
  4. Azzopardi Claire, Europe 2020 and Female Access to the Labour Market. The Cases of Denmark and Malta;
  5. Bonnici Bernice, Encouraging Youth Entrepreneurship through Tertiary Education in Malta - a Case Study of the University of Malta;
  6. Bonnici Bennett Melanie, Immigration and the Rise of Radical Right Parties in Europe;
  7. Borg Nicholas, Changes in the Swedish and UK Labour Market following the 2004 EU enlargement;
  8. Briffa Roberta, The status of LGBT rights in Italy in a comparative perspective;
  9. Busuttil Kimberly, EU educational mobility programmes and youth employability;
  10. Callus Gayle Lynn, The Impact of the EU on Party Competition in Malta;
  11. Camilleri Daniel,  The impact of migration on small states of the European Union. The cases of Malta, Cyprus and Luxembourg;
  12. Cardona Andrea, The TTIP and its Potential Impacts on the EU;
  13. Cassar Valentina, The adequacy of the Schengen rules on external border control in combating Human Trafficking;
  14. Catania Charmaine, The effect of the Eurosystem’s Euro Banknote Anti-Counterfeiting measures on the money-users in Malta;
  15. Ciantar Kylie, The Schengen Information System as a tool to combat terrorism and deter serious organised crime;
  16. Cortis Kurt, The Feasibility of Sustainable Spring Hunting in Malta;
  17. Debrincat Andrea, Economic Development in Malta and Cyprus since EU Membership;
  18. Dimech Steve, The role of tourism in the development of small EU island economies. An analysis of Gozo;
  19. Falzon Jan,  Valletta 2018 and the European Identity of the Maltese;
  20. Farrugia Dunlop Kirsten, Turkey's Struggle for EU Accession. The Key Political obstacles to membership;
  21. Formosa Michelle, A Comparative study of Political Empowerment and Gender Equality in Malta and Sweden;
  22. Grech Lateo Loretta, EU Policy Coherence for Development -  A Focus on Small Island Developing States in Africa;
  23. Grixti Adelaide, The EU's gains and losses from its trade policy toward developing countries;
  24. Mangion Alexia, The EU and Cyber Warfare;
  25. Micallef Gabriel, Blue Growth Strategy for Malta - A Central Mediterranean Perspective on Coastal Sustainable Tourism;
  26. Micallef Martina, The Role of the European Commission in Addressing the Gender Gap in Education in Least Developed Countries  - A Focus on Ethiopia;
  27. Mifsud Emily, Malta's Role in EU/MENA Relations Since the Arab Spring -  A Case Study of Libya;
  28. Pace Gabrielle, To be or Not to be' -  The UK's EU Membership Debate;
  29. Schembri Stephanie Marie, Implementing the EU Birds Directive in Malta;
  30. Vella Bernard, EU Development Cooperation in Post-Conflict Countries - The Case of South Sudan;
  31. Vella Keith, EU funding for Restoration Works on the ""Cittadella"" Fortifications. The Socio-Economic Impact on Gozo;
  32. Vella Steve, Europe 2020 Energy Target. Solar Photovoltaic Energy Use in Malta;
  33. Vella Brincat Raisa, The European Parliament's Influence on the CFSP -  An Analysis of the EU's 'Policy' towards Libya 2011-2014;
  34. Zammit Kimberly, An Analysis of Anti-Establishment Parties in the European Union's Member States;
  35. Zerafa Rodrick, Sports Policy in Small EU Member States - A Comparison between Cyprus, Luxembourg and Malta;



  1. Abela Charlon Joseph, The Implementation of the JEREMIE Initative in Malta;
  2. Baldacchino Alessandra, Europe 2020 and Early School Leavers in Malta;
  3. Bianchi Philip, The Composition of EU-North Africa Trade since 1990;
  4. Borg Marija Elena, European Social Fund Education and Training Incentives to Promote Employment in Malta;
  5. Bruno Petra,The US and EU's Approaches to the Democratization of Iraq;
  6. Buttigieg Rebecca, Tax competition within the EU and the Financial Services Sector in Malta: A Comparative Study of Direct Taxation;
  7. Camilleri Ann, Economic Implications of The Euro-Mediterranean Partnership: A Case Study of Libya;
  8. Caruana Angel, The Impact of the EU's Common Fisheries Policy on Malta's Fisheries Sector;
  9. Caruana Stephanie, Climate Change Adaptation in Small Island Developing States. A Focus on European Union Overseas Development Assistance to least Developed Countries.
  10. Cefai Cristina, The Russian “Near Abroad” and Security Developments in European Union Baltic States;
  11. Ciantar Claire, Film Finance in the European Union - Malta in Perspective;
  12. Ciantar Erika; Internal Coherence of Political Party Groups in the European Parliament - A Comparison between the European People's Party and the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats;
  13. Dziugyte Migle, Evaluating Malta's Regional Funding Using Input-Output Analysis;
  14. Fenech Gonzi Rachel, The Implementation of EU Animal Welfare Policies on the Breeding and Slaughtering of Farm Animals in Malta;
  15. Finger Amelie, The EU’s Progress Towards Sustainable Development - An Assessment of Environmental Indicators in Malta and Sweden;
  16. Grech Helena, Addressing Ageing Population in Malta - The Role of Migration;
  17. Kaya Seval, The Fourth EU Directive on Anti Money Laundering and the Online Gaming Industry in Malta;
  18. Kenely Maria,  Addressing Irregular Migration in Europe: A Comparison between Malta and the UK;
  19. Mysiak Slawomira Rita, Establishing Polish Interest in Reforming the Common Agriculture Policy;
  20. Pisani Erica, Voting Behaviour in Second-Order Elections in Malta;
  21. Rizzo Naudi Andrew, Direct Democracy in the EU: The European Citizens' Initiative;
  22. Said Christine, Economic Development and Environmental Degradation in Southern Mediterranean Countries - An Assessment of the EU's Financial Assistance;
  23. Scerri Noelene, The Application of the Principle of Non-Refoulement in Italy and Malta;
  24. Tabone Nicole,  Alternattiva Demokratika and EU Membership;
  25. Vassallo Daniela, The Domestic and European Roots of Italian Euroscepticism;
  26. Vella Adam, The Impact of EU Accession on Malta's Labour Party;
  27. Vella Martina, The Implementation of the Racial and Employment Equality EU Directives Against Social Exclusion in Malta;
  28. Zammit Rachel, The Evolving EU-China Trade Relationship Since China's WTO Accession


  1. Borg Leandro, The Impact of the UK on EU Politics and the Likely Effects of Withdrawal;
  2. Bugeja Thea, The Development of Local Industry and Exports Following Malta's EU Membership;
  3. Cachia Andrew, Immigration and Extreme-Right Politics - A Comparative Analysis of Britain and Malta;
  4. Camilleri Andrea, The EU Mediterranean islands and the EU2020 sustainability targets;
  5. Camilleri John Paul, The Challenges to Co-operation between the USA and EU in fighting Terrorism;
  6. Cutajar Luke Emanuel, Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in Malta;
  7. Debono Daniela, A Comparative Analysis of Economic Resilience among EU Member States - The Role of Island States;
  8. Farrugia Claire Monique, EU SME Policy and the Promotion of Female Entrepreneurship - A Case Study of Malta;
  9. Galea Eman, The Effects of Governance on Economic Resilience - A Comparative Analysis of the EU 28;
  10. Micallef Rober John, Europeanization of Maltese Political Parties and the Impact on their Political Agenda and Organisation;
  11. Scicluna Julia, Female Labour Market Policies in Malta and the EU 2020 Targets;
  12. Zarb Mark Anthony, Youth Unemployment and Policy Priorities in Europe - A Case Study of Italy.


  1. Azzopardi James, Poverty Eradication - The European Union Official Development Assistance to Bolivia;
  2. Bajada Vivienne, The EU's Democracy Promotion in the Mediterranean: Successes and Failures;
  3. Borg David, Ethnic Conflict and EU Enlargement - A Case Study of Serbia;
  4. Borg Dorita, Causes of and Responses to Forced Migration - The Maltese Perspective;
  5. Camilleri Lynette, EFTA and the EU - A Win-Win Relationship?;
  6. Chircop Lydia, The Impact of the Arab Spring on Migration to Malta and the Role of the EU;
  7. Cordina Alexia, Malta's Progress towards the Europe 2020 Employment Targets;
  8. Cuschieri Justine, The Dynamics of Asylum and Burden Sharing  - Case Studies of Malta and Cyprus;
  9. Cutajar Christine, European Union Development Co-operation - An Assessment of Aid Delivery in Ethiopia;   
  10. Dean Lara, A Stakeholders' Analysis of Sustainability Issues in the Maltese Islands;
  11. Demicoli Keith, The Impact of EU Membership on the Maltese House of Representatives;
  12. Dimech Jovanka, The EU and Climate Migration from the MENA Region - Trends and Challenges;
  13. Galea Paula Grace, Competition and Overlap in the EU's Mediterranean Policies;
  14. Mifsud Maxine, The Fiscal Consolidation Measures Adopted during the Euro-Area Crisis - A Social Perspective;
  15. Mifsud Nigel, An Assessment of the Response to the Eurozone Crisis - Investment in Growth versus Austerity Measures;
  16. Muscat Roderick, Germany in the European Union: a study of a Member State's relationship between its domestic and European environments;
  17. Sghendo Andrea, Accomplishing the Europe 2020 Energy Targets - A case study of Malta;
  18. Spiteri Wilhelmina Louise, The Impact of EU Anti-Human Trafficking Law and Policy on Malta;
  19. Sultana Pauline, The Role of the European Parliament in the Common Agricultural Policy after the Lisbon Treaty;
  20. Vassallo Keith, The EU Small Business Act and its impact on Malta's SMEs Sector;
  21. Waszewska Joanna, Parliamentary Diplomacy in the Mediterranean Region and its Impact on Migration;
  22. Xerri Matthew, Transparency in Development Aid Allocation of European Union Member States - A Case Study of Malta.


  1. Abela Mark Anthony, Lifelong Learning as a Response to an Ageing Labour Force in the EU;
  2. Abela Rebecca, The Main Economic Implications of an EU-India Free Trade Agreement;
  3. Aquilina Andrew, The EU's Political Dialogue with China post 1989;
  4. Aquilina Elaine, The Dynamics of the European Union Foreign and Security Policy - Challenges from North Africa;
  5. Balzan Aleander, National Issues in Malta's European Parliamentary Election Campaigns;
  6. Borg Liliana, An Evaluation of the EU's Reaction to the Migratory Flows during the 2011 North African Unrest;
  7. Cachia Yasmine, Climate Change as a Driver of Migration in Sub-Sahara African Countries - An Assessment of European Union Policy Measures;
  8. Calleja Analise, The Libyan Crisis -  A Test for the EU's Common Foreign and Security Policy after the Lisbon Treaty;
  9. Calleja Michael, EU Law and Football's Foreign Player Quotas;
  10. Camilleri Abigail, Detention Policy and Irregular Migration in the EU - A Comparative Analysis of EU Mediterranean Countries;
  11. Camilleri Albert, European Citizenship as an approach towards a more Federal European Union;
  12. Camilleri Janelle, EU Enlargement and Democratic Reforms in Macedonia and Serbia;
  13. Cassar Josephine, The Supranational and Intergovernmental Aspects of EU Leadership in Crisis Situations;
  14. Chetcuti Yanika, Small State EU Presidencies - The Case of Ireland in 2004;
  15. D'Amato Francesca, BRICS:  An emerging economic challenge for the EU;
  16. Farrugia Bernice, Mainstreaming Climate Change into European Union Development Policy - Malta's ODA Priority Countries;
  17. Farrugia Marilena, The Implications of the EU Youth Strategy on Maltese National Youth Policy;
  18. Fenech Christianne, The Impact of EU Membership on the Integration of National and Ethnic Minorities in Hungary;
  19. Fenech Jamie, A European Army - the Difficulties in Setting up Eurocorps and the Establishment of a European Army;
  20. Galea Debono Petra, EU-NATO relations - The case of Libya;
  21. Gatt Jean Paul, Extreme Political Parties in the European Parliament and their Difficulties in Creating Effective Political Groups;
  22. Gatt Roberta, Malta's Compliance with the EU's legislation against Discrimination in Employment;
  23. Grech Abigail, The Effectiveness of the EU's Northern Periphery Programme on an EU and a Non-EU Region;
  24. Grech Adriana, The EU Directives on Personal Protective Equipment -  A Comparative Study of Implementation in a Select Number of EU Member-States;
  25. Grech Jeremy, The Impact of EU Funding on Malta's Heritage;
  26. Magri Wayne, The Application of EU Competition Law in the Field of Sport;
  27. Muscat Annabelle, Displaying the Crucifix in the classroom:  A case study on the presence and freedom of Religion in Europe in a secular age;
  28. Muscat Laura, The European Union Official Development Aid to Small Island Developing States - Climate Proofing to Adapt to Climate Change;
  29. Papagiorcopulo Nadya, European Citizen's Rights: An analysis of the role of the European Ombudsman;
  30. Pisani Julia, EU Russia Energy Relations since 2000;
  31. Piscopo James, Irregular Immigration -  The Role of European Agencies in the Mediterranean Region;
  32. Rachut Steffen, The socio-economic challenge of Turkey's EU accession;
  33. Sammut Mauro Joseph, The Impact of EU Enlargement on EU Decision-Making;
  34. Sciberras Kurt, Aligning Malta's Renewable Energy Sources to Europe 2020 Strategy - Challenges and Opportunities;
  35. Seguna Maronia, Russia -  A Strategic Partner or Threat to the European Union?;
  36. Skeja Emiljan, Albania's Political and Economic Development According to the Copenhagen Criteria;
  37. Spiteri Lynn Marie, The EU Policies on Irregular Mediterranean Migration 2000-2010 -  An Evaluation;
  38. Strout Mary Helen, The Role of Malta in the EU's CSDP;
  39. Vassallo Andrew, The EU and the 2011 Palestinian Application for UN Membership;
  40. Vella Ana Maria, Romania's regional initiatives since EU membership with special reference to the Black Sea and the Danube region;
  41. Vella Graziella, Freedom of Religion in the European Union: A case study on perceptions of the female Muslim community in Malta;
  42. Vella Marie Claire, An assessment of Malta's efforts to increase women's participation rates in the labour market since EU membership;
  43. Vella Nicholas, The Economic Goals of Europe 2020:  A Comparative Assessment of the National Targets of a Select Number of EU Member States;
  44. Vuzeva Denitsa, Terrorism in Europe and the EU's Response after the Lisbon Treaty;
  45. Xuereb Branica, Malta's Electricity Market in the Light of EU Liberalisation of Electricity Markets.



  1. Agius Sarah, The Economic Potential of Ecotourism in EU Small Island States - An Assessment of Malta's Challenges and Opportunities;
  2. Arpa Neville, The Impact on the EU of Organised Crime Originating from the Balkans;
  3. Bartolo David, "The Birth of Europe" - European Integration during the 1950s;
  4. Bartolo Rachel, From the Westphalian State to European Integration: European Politics in the inter-war period;
  5. Boffa Michela, Women Asylum Seekers in Europe - the Maltese Context;
  6. Bonello Andrea, The Union for the Mediterranean and the European Neighbourhood Policy - A Renewed Barcelona Process or a Strategy of EU Regional Hegemony?;
  7. Bonett Matthew, The Impact of the Treaty of Lisbon on Decision-Making in Relation to Small States;
  8. Borg Bernardette, The Impact of Climate Change on Europe's Biodiversity with Reference to Malta;
  9. Borg Francesca, The Development of the European Union's Common Foreign and Security Policy - Post Lisbon;
  10. Borg Jacob, The Impact of the Global Economic Slowdown on Two Small Island States of Europe - Iceland and Malta;
  11. Borg Brincat Deborah, The European Union's Transport Policy and its Impact on Malta's Environment;
  12. Calleja Juliet, Human Trafficking in Europe - A Focus on the Sex Trade;
  13. Camilleri Clinton, Climate Change and Agriculture -  An Assessment of Mitigation and Adaptation Requirements from an EU Island State Perspective;
  14. Carabott Miriam, Europe for Women - EU Law and Violence against Women;
  15. Costa Massimo, Euroscepticism - An Analysis of Party Politics with a Special Focus on Euroscepticism in Scandinavian Countries;
  16. Cutajar Kimberly, Malta's position as an International financial centre post EU membership;
  17. Dalli Roberta, Integrating Muslim Communities in the European Union;
  18. Diacono Jessica, Malta's Perception of Irregular Immigrants and the Pursuit of an Effective Structural Inclusion Policy;
  19. El-Nahhal Lina, The Role of the European Union in the Middle East Conflict since the Annapolis Conference;
  20. Farrugia Hubert, The European Elections as Second and Third Order Elections - A Case Study of a Small State and a Large State;
  21. Fenech Jamie, A European Army - the Difficulties in Setting up Eurocorps and the Establishment of a European Army;
  22. Galea Leeanne, The European Union's Nuclear Energy Policy and France's Nuclear Plants;
  23. Gera Paula, The Diplomatic Role of the European Union in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change;
  24. Grima Joanna, The Stability and Growth Pact and Europe's Economic Recession - Rigidity vs. Flexibility? An Assessment of the Debate in the Countries of the Euro Area;
  25. Grima Sarah, The Enhancement of the Powers of the European Parliament from Maastricht to Lisbon;
  26. Jakovlev Pavel, Internet Gambling and the Right to Provide Services Under EU Law;
  27. La Ferla Emma, Immigration in France and the Debate on French National Identity;
  28. Leskova Polina, NATO's Relevance for European Security after Lisbon;
  29. Marielova Balchiklieva Petya, Bulgaria-EU Relations:  Pre- and Post Membership Challenges;
  30. Mifsud Etienne, The EU's Role in Helping Resolve the Russian Minority Issues in the Baltic States;
  31. Muscat Thomas, The Union for the Mediterranean - The Importance of French Leadership for Euro-Mediterranean Relations;
  32. Pace Alessandra, Relative Poverty in the EU - An In-depth Analysis of the EU's Anti-Poverty Policies;
  33. Pace Elena, The European Union and Humanitarian Intervention;
  34. Rafferty Hazel, Responsibility-Sharing and Solidarity in the EU - Their application to Irregular Immigration in the Case of Malta;
  35. Scerri Ceridwen, Education Targets in Europe 2020: Challenges and Prospects for Malta;
  36. Seychell Mark, The European Identity and the Nation State;
  37. Spiteri Leonard, The Impact of the ENP Action Plan in Promoting Human Rights in Egypt;
  38. Strati Maria, Conflict Resolution in Cyprus -  Formal Negotiations and Bi-Communal Civil Society Efforts to move beyond the Constitutional Issues;
  39. Vassallo Karl, Fairtrade Labeling in Europe as a means of discouraging Child Labour in Developing Countries;
  40. Vassallo Rowina, Malta's Role in the EU Development Policy;
  41. Vella Solange, The Role of the European Union in promoting Gender Equality in the Member States - The Directives on Maternity and Parental Leave;
  42. Zammit Emma, The Development of Consular Co-operation in Crisis Management and the EU Member States;


  1. Abdul Karim Lailla, Combating the Sexual Exploitation of Minors in the EU;   
  2. Abela Charlene, Addressing High Unemployment Rates in Europe via EU Regional Policy: Italy and Malta;   
  3. Agius Matthew, Applying Theories of European Integration to the case of Africa;   
  4. Atici Serife, A Priviledged Partnership as an Alternative to Membership of the EU for Turkey;   
  5. Azzopardi Mazur Yuliya, Ukraine Status as a Buffer Zone and its case for European Union Membership;   
  6. Baldacchino Maria, The European Union and Libya: the dawn of a new era in the bilateral relations?;
  7. Belli Jennifer, The Importance of the EU Environmental Security to Malta;   
  8. Borg Noelle, A Comparative Study of Abortion Policy Across the EU Member States;   
  9. Buhagiar Jeanette, EU Funding and Maltese Local Councils: Opportunities and Constraints;   
  10. Camilleri Ariana Marion, EU Efforts to Increase Organ Donation and Transplantation in the Member States;   
  11. Camilleri Andrew Tony, Improving turnout in European Parliament elections through the use of a uniform electoral system;
  12. Camilleri Greta, EU Policy on Bird Hunting and the Polemics Surrounding Bird Hunting. The case of Malta;
  13. Caruana Ylenia, The European Parliament elections in Malta - A case of second order elections?;
  14. Cutajar Sean George, EU Efforts to Combat Terrorism in Europe;   
  15. Gatt Antonella, The European Union Financial Measures for Research and Development: Challenges and Best Practice in Ireland and Malta;
  16. Grech Cain, An Analysis of Malta's Utilisation of the European Social Fund;   
  17. Hili Marylyn, 'The management of waste from consumer goods: A review of EU legislation and current status of implementation in Malta';
  18. Mayorova Ekaterina, Russia as a Potential EU Member State;   
  19. Mizzi Glorianne, Tourist Guiding and Free Movement with special reference to Malta;
  20. Pace Antonella, Adaptation of the Maltese Fisheries' Sector to the EU's Common Fisheries Policy;   
  21. Vella Pamela Marie, EU and Asian Economic Relations; A Stronger Relationship?;
  22. Vella Stefan, The Harmonisation of VAT Rates in the European Union;
  23. Zahra Larkin, Iceland's Application to join the EU.

  1. Abela Francesca, EU-Libya Co-Operation and Illegal Immigration;
  2. Aquilina Ilaria, An Analysis of Negative Referenda Outcomes on EU Treaty Reforms;
  3. Bellissimo Maxine, Euroscepticism in the European Parliament;
  4. Borg Ian, Assessing Turkey's Progress Towards EU Membership: Human Rights;
  5. Borg Ivan, European and U.S. Foreign and Security Policies on Iran and Libya;
  6. Borg Mark Anthony, Europol's Prevention of Organized Crime;
  7. Bugeja DeSain Claire, Malta and the Lisbon Strategy: Human Capital Issues;
  8. Buhagiar Daniel, The EU and the Resurgence of Far-Right Politics in Europe;
  9. Calleja Emma, Issues of Integration for the EU: Defined Concept or a Process Without Direction?;
  10. Callus Daniela Maria, Third-Country Immigration: Reception and Social Welfare Provision in Sweden, Poland, the United Kingdom and Malta;
  11. Caruana Francine, The Persistent EU Democratic Deficit: The Power and Legitimacy of the European Parliament;
  12. Cassar Bernardette, The Rural Development Policy 2007-2013. An Analytical study of its effects on the Maltese Environment;
  13. Cassar Rachel, Child Related Cyber Crime - An evaluation of European Union Initiatives;
  14. Darmanin Amber, EU Security Cooperation and the Transatlantic Relationship;
  15. Ebejer Bernice, The Impact of the Lisbon Treaty on the Common Foreign and Security Policy and European Defence and Security Policy;
  16. Falzon Mandy, The Challenge of Identity Theft for the EU's Internal Market;
  17. Farmer Rebecca, Good Governance and Small States: A comparative Study;
  18. Farrugia Kristina, The "Union for the Mediterranean" and its Impact on the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership and the European Neighbourhood Policy;
  19. Gatt Leah, The Trade and Development Policy of the EU with a special focus on West Sub-Saharan African Countries;
  20. Grech Christabel, The Effect of the Bosman Ruling on Sports in Europe;
  21. Grech Simon, EU and NATO: Security in the "New" New World Order;
  22. Pace Paul, Trafficking in Illegal Drugs: The EU's response;
  23. Powell Geraldine, Combating Organised Crime in Italy: the Effects of EU Membership;
  24. Sant Estelle, EU Policies to Enhance Employability;
  25. Sarsero Nicole, The Role of Cyprus Luxembourg and Malta in the European Security and Defence Policy;
  26. Sciberras Chirelle, Does the Development of ESDP Erode the Status of EU as a Civilian Power?;
  27. Sultana Daniela, To What Extent can the European Union be said to be Secular?;
  28. Southward Robert, The European Union's Energy Policy and Climate Change;
  29. Vassallo Malcolm, Implications of Schengen upon Small States;
  30. Vassallo Victoria, The Transposition into Maltese Law of the EC Directives on Employee Involvement;
  31. Zammit Sarah, EU Enlargement to the Western Balkans: Political and Economic Perspectives.


  1. Attard Anthony, The Free Movement of Workers in the EU and its Impact on the Maltese Labour Market;
  2. Attard Sarah, EU's Policy on Global Climate Change;
  3. Borg Josephine, A Comparative Study of Euroscepticism in the UK and Malta;
  4. Borg Laura, Franco-Turkish Relations and Turkey's EU Accession Bid;
  5. Bugeja Elizabeth, The Internal and External Dimensions of the EU'S Fight against Organised Crime;
  6. Buhagiar Stefan, Roma and Sinti Communities in Europe:  Present Situation and Europe's Response;
  7. Buttigieg Clayton, The Common Fisheries Policy and the Conservation of Maltese Islands' Marine Ecosystem;
  8. Camilleri Chanel, The Schengen Acquis:  Building a Fortress Europe?;
  9. Caruana Moira, The Participation of Neutral States in the European Security and Defence Policy;
  10. Cassar Abraham James, The Effect of the EU Internet Gaming Policies on Malta;
  11. Cordina Yves, Biometrics and Security in EU Border Control;
  12. Delia Albert, A Comparative Study of EU Funding Accessed by Catholic Organizations in the EU and Malta;
  13. Falzon Maria, The European Union and the Future of Kosovo;
  14. Gafa Lisa, EU Policy in Combatting Organised Crime;
  15. Gippner Olivia, Germany's Position on Turkey's EU Membership Application;
  16. Giusti Lisa, The CFSP and China: The EU in Crisis Management, Pooled Power or Shared Weaknesses?;
  17. Scicluna Daniela, Transatlantic Relations and the Iraqi Crisis;
  18. Sciortino Amanda, Establishing the Best Practices in the Administration of EU Funds at a National Level: The Case of Malta and Ireland;
  19. Seguna Victoria Marie, The Europeanization Process in the Baltic States from Soviet Stalinism to Post-European Union Membership;
  20. Seychell Diane, To What Extent has EU Membership Influenced the Foreign-Policy Making of the Small Member States? The Case of Malta;
  21. Sterbova Ivana, Predictive Health Information in the Fields of Insurance, Education and  Labour in Europe;
  22. Vella Ruth, The Threat of Terrorism in the EU and EU Small States: Is enough being done to deal with it?


  1. Abela Victor, Rebuilding Kosovo: How Malta as a Small State can contribute to the EU's Humanitarian Assistance;
  2. Aquilina Annalise, Gender Equality in the EU: A Comparative Analysis on Sweden, Denmark and Belgium vis-a'-vis Malta, Italy and Spain;
  3. Aquilina Paul, Complimentarity of EU Foreign Policy Tools: The Case of Sub Sahara Africa;
  4. Attard Reinhard, An Assessment of Malta's Implementation of the EU's Waste Management Policies regarding Household Waste;
  5. Bitar Rosso Alia, The Ethical and Political Debate on the Funding of Embryonic Stem Cell Research under the 7th Framework Programme (FP7);
  6. Borg Maria Victoria, The EU's Strategic Independence from the US: The Political and Security Implications, the Case Study of the Galileo Satellite Navigation System;
  7. Borg Camilleri Joseph, To what extent is Harmonization of the Rules on Personal Identification from a Security Perspective feasible in the EU?;
  8. Callus Bjorn, The Role of the PSE in the European Parliament and the Participation of the Maltese MEPs;
  9. Caruana Marcon, The EU's Role in the Middle East Process: The Case of Lebanon 2006;
  10. Cassar Lavinia, An Analytical Study of the Democratic Deficit in the EU;
  11. Cassar Marsim, The EU Air Transport Policy: Competitiveness and Cohesion;
  12. Cutajar Diana, Wine Labeling in the EU;
  13. Demicoli Denise, EU Policy in the Area of Police and Judicial Co-operation in Criminal Matters;
  14. Ellul Alexandra, The Debate on Stem Cell Research in the EU;
  15. Engerer Cyrus, The European Parliament's Legislative Power: Developments, The Constitution and Future Prospects;
  16. Falzon Monique, The European Union's Trade Relations with African, Caribbean and Pacific Countries: Market Access and Poverty Alleviation;
  17. Farrugia Maria Christina, Schengen's Open Border Policy: Its Effect on European Security;
  18. Fenech Lara Anne, An Analytical Review of the EU's Legislation on Money Laundering Activities and their Relevance to Malta;
  19. Fenech Rodianne, The Analysis of the European Commission Decision Against Microsoft Case;
  20. Ferriggi Annalisa, Irregular Immigration and the Role of the EU in Recent Developments: Case Studies of Spain and Malta;
  21. Formosa Kurt, Christianity's Role in the Definition of the Values and Objectives of the European Union: Past, Present and Future;
  22. Lesniewska Karolina, The Potential Threat of Cyber Terrorism to Europe:  Is the EU's Response Adequate?;
  23. Mallia Christian, State Aid to the Film and Audiovisual Industry;
  24. Mamo Abigail, Better Regulations for SMEs - the Case of REACH;
  25. Mangion Stefania, The EU's Global Role: A Growing Partnership with the Co-operation Council of the Arab States of the Gulf;
  26. Meli Andrew, The EU's Response to Crisis Situations in Collaboration with the UN and NATO;
  27. Pajic Milan, Serbia's Prospects for EU Membership;
  28. Pallmar Dagmar, European Security Co-operation: The Importance of Franco-German Relations;
  29. Rosso Ylenia, Maintaining Diversity and Identity in the EU's Food and Drink Sector;
  30. Schranz Lara, Illegal Immigration in Malta: Policy Options for the Future;
  31. Scicluna Adriana, The Application of Article 82 of the EC Treaty to Exclusionary Abuses the Way Ahead;
  32. Scicluna Mariella, The Theoretical Approaches to Understanding: The Evolving European Union;
  33. Spiteri Shaw Anton, A Stronger European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) as the key to a more Secure Europe?;
  34. Tonna Charlene, The Adoption of the EURO and its Impact on the Maltese Economy;
  35. Vella John, Implementation in Malta of the Main Road Haulage Measures in the Acquis Communautaire;
  36. Zarb Claire, Fair Competition Law in Small Market Economies: Policy Direction, Institutions and Enforcement;
  37. Zerafa Ian, Economic and Political Mechanisms of EU Foreign Policy:  The Case of the Maghreb.

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  1. Attard Nicholas, The Shift from Classical Security Threats and its Implication on the EU's Defense Policy;
  2. Azzopardi Daniel, The Role of the EU in Combating Regional Terrorist Groups
  3. Bajada Josette, Turkish EU Membership - Threatened by the Cyprus Problem?
  4. Borg Joseph, Malta's Alignment with the Maastricht Convergence Criteria;
  5. Camilleri Alison, The Application of EC Competition Policy by the Maltese Competition Authorities;
  6. Camilleri Van Ek Nynke Johanna, The Challenge of Human Trafficking in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice of the EU;
  7. Ciscaldi Maria Carla, The Main Causes of the Decline in Voter Turnout for the European Parliamentary Elections: 1979-2004;
  8. Dayal Francesca, The Effects of EU Membership on Cypriot National Politics;
  9. Demajo Rachel, EU Relations with Switzerland: A 'Special' Case;
  10. Dimech Alanna, European Security and the Middle East: Analysing the EU's Relationship with Iran and Syria
  11. Ebejer Latimer, EU Acquis concerning Women's Rights in the Employment Sector.  To what extent is Maltese Legislation compatible?;
  12. Ebejer Phaedra, The Right to Family Life in the European Union: with particular reference to Malta, Spain and England;
  13. Gatt Maria, The EU and Economic Integration in Arab Mediterranean Countries;
  14. Gili Suzanne, Young Workers: Rights and Obligations under the EU's Occupational Health and Safety Legislation;
  15. Gollcher Annika, EU Membership: A Missed Opportunity for Cypriot Reunification;
  16. Grech Martin, The Euro-Mediterranean Peace Process: 10 Years after Barcelona;
  17. Magri David, The EU Policy in Relation to the Proliferation of WMD in the Middle East: Too Little too Late?  The Case of Iran;
  18. Mamo Rachel, The Interface between National and EU Foreign Policy in the CFSP.  The Case in Finland;
  19. Micallef Randolph, The Effects of 9/11 and Subsequent Events on the EU's Anti-Terrorism Policies;
  20. Shead Vanessa, Refugee Policy within the European Union and Malta;
  21. Spiteri Diana, How prepared is the European Union for another Bosnia-type Situation?;
  22. Testa Marie Claire, Federal and Confederal Influences in the EU Constitution;
  23. Vella Gregory Simon Peter, The Effect of EU Membership on the Role and Expectations of Maltese Local Councils;
  24. Vella Muscat Mark, Influencing the EU: An Analysis  of the Way in which Interest Groups influence EU Decision Makers;


  1. Azzopardi Jennifer, The Ratification of the European Constitution: The State of Play in the Union's Micro states;
  2. Azzopardi Robert, The USA'S and EU's Response to Global Challenges: Terrorism;
  3. Borg Ryan, UK's Stands on the CFSP since the St.Malo Declaration;
  4. Bugeja Nicholas, A Focus on EU-US Trade Relations.  The Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) Controversy;
  5. Buttigieg Alexander, Ireland's Economic Performance and the EUs Structural and Cohesion Funds: Lessons for the New Member States;
  6. Camilleri Abigail, The Administrative Structures to operate Regional Policy in Malta: How do they compare with Member State Practice? A Comparative Study on Ireland, the Czech Republic and Malta;
  7. Camilleri Justin, Maltese Disabled Activists Understanding of the European Union;
  8. Carabott Tania, Democracy in the Arab World - an Analysis of the Democratic Situation in the Region;
  9. Chetcuti Alison, Spain's Transition to Democracy, and Eventual Conformity to the Copenhagen Criteria, Especially in the Area of Human Rights;
  10. Facciol Justin, National vs European Social Policy: How are they co-existing? A Maltese Perspective;
  11. Farrugia Brian, Measures to Encourage Youth Employment in Europe;
  12. Fenech Andre', Ireland and its participation in the Common Foreign Security Policy (CFSP) and the European Security and Defense Policy (ESDP) since Maastricht;
  13. Fenech Valerie, Women's Rights in Turkey and Steps Towards Gender Equality;
  14. Kalinina Julie, The Development of Democracy in Russia after Communism: External Influences;
  15. Kuymizakis Adam, Cyprus EU Membership and the Resolution of the Cyprus Problem;
  16. Mansfield David, Assessing the Effects of Terrorism on National Security Policies: The Case of Britain and France;
  17. Micallef Maria, The Ratification of the European Constitution in Britain and France;
  18. Pace Roberto, The European Security and Defense Policy: Strenghtening a Climate of Security in the Mediterranean and avoiding a North/South Rift;
  19. Portelli Joanna Rose, The European Constitution and its impact on Decision Making Procedures within the EU;
  20. Said Janet, The Progressive Development of Europeanization in Malta: A Comparative Analysis;
  21. Vella Darren, Christianity and the European Union - Continuum and Dichotomy;
  22. Vella Philip, Assessing the EU's Main Security Threats. The Terrorist Threat and EU Counter Measures;
  23. Vella Fonde' Kurt, The Influence of Europe's Political Groups in the European Parliament: The Case of the E.P.P. and the C.F.S.P.;
  24. Zakamskaya Daria,The Co-operation between the European Union and Russia, the energy sector: oil, gas, coal;
  25. Zammit Marmara Keith, Assisting the Families of the Disabled: EU Policy and the Maltese Response.

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  1. Abdilla Fredrick, Socio-Legal Rights of Immigrants in the EU: Evolution and Trends;
  2. Azzopardi Claire, The Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction: Challenges to European Security in the Mediterranean Region;
  3. Azzopardi Jennifer, The Global Fight Against Terrorism: A look at EU-US Relations;
  4. Borg Claudine, Adopting the EU's Environmental Acquis with regards to Solid Waste Disposal: The Cases of Malta and Greece;
  5. Camilleri Darren, 19th Century Ideas on European Unity and their Influence on the European Union;
  6. Farrugia Nicola, The Human Rights Conditionality in the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership Agreements: A Comparison of the Strands of the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission;
  7. Galea Alexandra, The Western Mediterranean and Illegal Immigration: What Role for the EU? A Case Study: Malta, Italy, France and Spain;
  8. Galea Sandra, An Evaluation of the European Council's Evolving Role and Decision Making Competence within the Wider European Union Structure: Case Study - Determining the European Union's Relationship with Turkey;
  9. Gauchi Borda Ian, National Parliaments and the European Union: An Analysis of the Role and Influence of the EU Committees within the National Parliaments, Using the UK and Italy as Case Studies;
  10. Grech Ryan, The Use of Force and Alternative Approaches in Meeting Current Security Threats in the Mediterranean Region;
  11. Houlton Fleur Ann, Europeanisation and the Challenge of Institutional Adaptation in Malta: Learning from the United Kingdom Experience;
  12. Micallef Joseph, Islands in the EU - The Transport Question;
  13. Portelli Andre', The Rights of the Unborn Child in Europe;
  14. Psaila Fabian, The Maltese Wine Industry in the Light of European Union Membership: The Economic Aspect;
  15. Saliba Ludwig, Small States and EU Institutional Reform;
  16. Schembri Jean-Pierre, The Efficiency of the CFSP: The Case of the Arab-Israeli Conflict;
  17. Tufigno Emily, The Division of Competences between the Institutions and the Member States of the EU in the Draft Constitution: Has the Balance Shifted?

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  1. Borg Kenneth, The Effectiveness of Waste Management Strategies in the European Union with Emphasis on the Legal Regime Regulating Waste;
  2. Borg Myatt Alwyn, Equal Opportunities in Employment and Education for Persons with Disabilities in the EU;
  3. Caruana Henri, The Barcelona Process and its Impact on Malta's Relations with the Non-Member Countries of the Mediterranean;
  4. Caruana Johann, Women: Work and Gender Equality in the EU - A Maltese Perspective;
  5. Dato Mallia Allison, The Impact of EU Enlargement on the Union's Relations with Russia;
  6. Farrugia Joseph, The EU's CFSP and the TransAtlantic Relationship;
  7. Flores Martin Ilaria, Gibraltar: Its Current and Future Status Within the EU;
  8. Jahaj Suela, A Historical Analysis of the Politics and Legal Measures regarding Racism and Eelligious Intolerance (Emphasis on Xenophobia) in the EU;
  9. Mallia Daniela, The Effectiveness of Small EU States in the CFSP with Reference to the Experience of Ireland and Luxembourg: Some Lessons for Malta;
  10. Micallef Jean Paul, The Likely Impact of EC Law on Ozone Depleting Substances on Malta;
  11. Psaila Alfred, Safeguarding the Maltese Cultural and National Heritage through EU Policies and Programmes;
  12. Spiteri Edward, The Human Rights Dimension of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership: Achievements, Failures and the way forward;
  13. Spiteri Paris Nicholas, The Development of the EU's CFSP - The Impact of the Balkan Crisis.


  1. Alshinawi Kamran, The Economic Impact of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership on the Agriculture Sector of the European Union and its Mediterranean Partners;
  2. Borg Emanuel, Exploring the attitude of the Roman Catholic Church towards European Integration
  3. Braginets Irina, Environmental Liability - Enforcement, Remedial Measures and Environmental Damages in the Scope of the European Commission's White Paper;
  4. Cordina Corinne, Legitimate Governance in the EU:  The Implications of the White Paper on European Governance;
  5. Depasquale Maria, Sustainable Pension Systems in the EU: A Selective Perspective
  6. El-Khatib Hanan, Aspects of Mediation in the Mediterranean Peace Process;
  7. Gay Sarah Jennifer, The Impact of the Freedom of Movement on the Tourism Industry, in the Event of Malta Joining the EU;
  8. Grech Stefan, Exploring the Finalite' Politique of a Post-Nice European Union;
  9. Mizzi Kevin, Island Regions in the European Union Regional Policy with a Particular Focus on the Maltese Archipelago in the Event that Malta Joins the European Union;
  10. Morgan Salvatore, The Debate on the Future Enlargement of the EU to the East: A Perspective on the Agricultural Dimension of the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland;
  11. Muscat Graziella, The European Struggle against Drug Trafficking;
  12. Pace Lupi Christine, Turkey's EU Membership Application and its Human Rights Record;
  13. Rizzo Norbert, The Lander in Germany's Political System - A Model for the Regions in a Future European Union;
  14. Said Philippa, The Schengen Acquis and Arising Issues Challenging the External Border of an Enlarged EU: Asylum and Immigration;
  15. Sammut Andrew D., Interdependence and the EU: Confronting Global Crisis;
  16. Silver Lara C. A., A Critical Analysis of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance: A Review of its Triumphs and Shortcomings;
  17. Steward Marie Bernardette, The European Union's Environment Policy on the Protection of the Ozone Layer and its Impact on Economic Competitiveness;
  18. Vella Anita, Small States in a European Union Based on Federal Principles;
  19. Zahra Keith, Europe in the 21st Century:  An Independent Security System? 


  1. Franke Christian, Governmental Regulation Versus Self-Regulation of the Internet: The approaches taken by the European Union and the United States - A Comparative Study;
  2. Pace Christine, The Main Issues related to the rights of Migrant workers and Members of their Families in the European Union;
  3. Xuereb Godwin, Enlargement of the European Union: Bulgaria's Security Challenges in the the Post-Communist Era


  1. Micallef Joseph, The Reform of the European Union's Common Agriculture Policy and  some implications for Malta in the Context of European Union Membership;
  2. Micallef Grimaud Jean, The 'Think Small First' Concept:  A critical perspective of EU and Maltese SME Policy;
  3. Schranz John A., Malta's EU Membership within the Context of globalisation.
European VET Skills Week, 14 November 2018
Teacher Training for Secondary Vocational Education

Public lecture on Brexit by Dr David Jeffery
Wednesday 7 November, 2018: Auditorium, University Valletta Campus at 18:00

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