ESPON IRiE Interregional relations in Europe

01.04.2020 - 30.04.2022
Interdependencies between European countries are well known and strongly documented, but this is not the case for the relations between European regions. The ESPON IRiE ”Interregional Relations in Europe" project aims at providing a new understanding of the interrelations between Europe’s economi...

Northern Dimensions of European Union Actorness

01.01.2016 - 31.12.2019
This research deals with the EU's role as a global actor by focusing on one of the a highly sensitive area: relations with Russia. Despite the apparent frustration of EU neighbourhood policy ambitions due to Russian interventions, particularly in regard to Ukraine, lessons need to be learned from...

ECoC-SME project group

01.08.2019 - 31.07.2022
Project website: https://www.interregeurope.eu/ecoc-sme/.
Researchers from the Karelian Institute and Business School of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies are in charge of the coordination of this project as 'Advisory Lead Partner'.