Tuure-Eerik Niemi joined the MA program in Fall 2018. His research interests include: EU external action and strategic partnerships, European Neighbourhood Policy, global governance reform and political risk analysis.
He also serves as a Co-President of the Columbia Nordic Society and as a Vice-President of the Columbia European Union Student Association.
"Autonomy Tested: Analysing Third Country Influence on EU Member States' Voting Positions in the UN General Assembly" (working title)
Advisor: Tsveta Petrova
MA in EU International Relations and Diplomacy, College of Europe (Bruges), 2018
BA in World Politics, Leiden University, 2017
Awards & Fellowships
2019 - Columbia University International Fellow
2018 - Thanks to Scandinavia Robert Boas Memorial Scholarship
2018 - Baillet Latour Foundation Prize for best MA thesis (Game of Regions? Analysing Chinese Political and Economic Engagement in EU Eastern Partnership Countries) on EU-China relations at the College of Europe
2017 - College of Europe EU-ENP Scholarship
2017 - Finnish Cultural Foundation Grant
2017 - FutureLab Europe Member, European Alliance for Democratic Citizenship
2016 - Leids Universiteits Fonds LISF Award for studies at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
2011 - Finnish Cultural Foundation UWC Scholarship