Petar Petrov

EU-CIVCAP Staff Contributor

Petar Petrov is an Assistant Professor (with tenure) at the Department of Political Science, Maastricht University. He is co-editor of The EU, Strategy and Security Policy: Regional and Strategic Challenges (Routledge, 2016, with Laura Chappell and Jocelyn Mawdsley).

Articles Authored

Implementing the EU Global Strategy: Action Points for Civilian Crisis Management (16 November 2016) - The Implementation Plan on Security and Defence provides important guidelines for improving civilian crisis management.


dl_4-1DL 4.1: Reacting to Conflict: Civilian Capabilities in the EU, UN and OSCE

Authors: Dijkstra, H., P. Petrov and E. Mahr
Institution: Maastricht University

Published: 2 November 2016

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Work Packages


European and international responses to conflict early response


Lessons identified, lessons learned, and best practices


Dissemination and communication

Institutional Affiliation

Maastricht University

The Department of Political Science at UMAAS has significant competencies in EU institutions; EU democracy and civil society; EU migration policy; and EU external relations. Within the area of EU external relations, Maastricht scholars have especially paid attention to foreign, security and neighbourhood policy, adopting distinctive institutionalist perspectives.