Florent Marciacq

A Short Presentation

Marciacq Florent

Dr. Florent Marciacq is Chargé de mission at the Austro-French Centre. He is in charge of the scientifc coordination of the conferences and the publications. A graduate from the Vienna Diplomatic Academy (MA) and the Neoma-Business School-ESC Reims (MSc), he holds a PhD in political sciences from the University of Luxembourg and Vienna. Florent Marciacq also works as an associate researcher at the Chair of research for parliamentary studies at the Chamber of the Deputies of Luxembourg and he was researcher in residence in the OSCE. An expert for the Western Balkans and European foreign and security policy, he has written a number of scientific articles and regularly publishes in the press.

Research Interests

Comparative politics, cooperation and integration theories, democratic studies, parliamentary studies, party politics, Europeanisation studies, European politics, international and European law, inter-organisationalism, the enlargement and neighbourhood policy of the EU, foreign policy analysis, diplomatic studies, nationalism, qualitative and quantitative methods, Western Balkans politics...

Grants and Awards

Bank Austria Award 2015 for the support of innovative research projects 5000 €
AFR Research grant 2012-2013 - Fonds National de Recherche du Luxembourg
Excellence scholarship 2008 -Vienna Diplomatic Academy
Research grants & Grand Prize 1999 & 2000 - Foundation Zellidja

Languages and IT skills

French: native language
English: fluent (spoken, written, academic & professional)
German: fluent (spoken, written, ÖSD level C2 Mastery “very good”)
Chinese: conversational (spoken, written, learnt for 5 years)
Serbo-Croat: conversational (spoken, regular stays in the region)
Luxembourgish: fair understanding

Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office, Endnote, SPSS, Atlas.ti, eZPublish, WordPress

List of publications

Peer-reviewed publications

Marciacq, F. 2015. Sub-State Diplomacy in Malfunctioning States: The Case of the Republika Srpska, Bosnia-Herzegovina. Regional and Federal Studies (submitted).

Marciacq, F. 2015. Building European security in the Western Balkans: the diffusion of European norms in a context of inter-organisational interactions. Journal of International Relations and Development (in press).

Marciacq, F. 2014. La politique étrangère de la Serbie: ruptures et continuités. Annuaire français des relations internationales, vol. XV, 221-236. (pdf)

Marciacq, F and N.S. Jaramillo. 2014. When the EU speaks on behalf of non-EU states… A critical appraisal of the EU’s alignment mechanism in multilateral fora. European Security, vol. 23 (3), 1-18. (pdf)

Hajizada M. and F. Marciacq. 2014. New Regionalism in Wider Black Sea Region. In EU Policies in the Eastern Neighbourhood: the Practices perspective. Eds. Korosteleva E., Natorski M., Simao L. London: Routledge. (pdf)

Marciacq, F. 2013. Le Monténégro à l’heure européenne: dernière ligne droite avant l’adhésion?. Questions internationales, vol. 61-62.

Hajizada M. and F. Marciacq. 2013. New Regionalism in Europe’s Wider Black Sea Region: the EU, BSCE and changing practices of regionalism. East European Politics, vol. 29 (3), 305-327. (pdf)

Marciacq, F. 2012. À quelle distance de l’Union européenne se trouve aujourd’hui la Serbie ?. Analyses européennes / CFA, vol.3. Paris: Institut français des relations internationales. (pdf)

Marciacq, F. 2012. Wie weit ist Serbien heute von Europa entfernt?. Europäische Analysen / OeFZ, vol.3. Paris: Institut français des relations internationales. (pdf)

Marciacq, F. 2012. The Western Balkans and the EU in multilateral organisations: foreign policy co-ordination and declaratory alignment in the OSCE. Journal of Regional Security, vol. 7 (2), 119-38.(pdf)

Marciacq, F. 2012. The Political Geographies of Europeanisation: Mapping the Contested Conceptions of Europeanisation. Journal of Contemporary European Research, vol. 8 (1), 57-74. (pdf)

Marciacq, F. 2012. Europeanization at Work in the Western Balkans and Black Sea Region: Is There an All-European Way of Voting in the United Nations General Assembly?. Perspectives on European Politics and Society, vol. 13 (2), 169-186. (pdf)

Marciacq, F. 2012. Macedonia’s foreign policy in the context of EU integration: superficial changes or deep-soul transformation?’. In Identity in the Era of Globalization and Europeanization. International conference proceedings Skopje: SS. Cyril and Methodius University, 223-233.

 Publications with editorial review

Marciacq, F. 2015. Que reste-t-il de l’attrait de l’UE dans les Balkans occidentaux?. Courrier des Balkans.

Marciacq, F. 2015. La Bosnie-Herzégovine : un navire à la dérive?. P@ges Europe, La Documentation Française, 4 February 2015.

Marciacq, F. 2014. Entre amitié avec la Russie et intégration européenne : La Serbie à la croisée des chemins. Regard sur l’Est, 15 December 2014.

Marciacq, F. 2014. What does it mean that Serbia refuses to align itself with European sanctions against Russia ? Balkans in Europe Policy Blog, Centre for Southeast European Studies, 2 December 2014.

Marciacq, F. 2014. Le Sommet de Berlin sur les Balkans occidentaux: un appel à la relance de la dynamique européenne. Regard sur l’Est, 1 October 2014.

Marciacq, F. 2013. Macédoine : piétinements autour de la question du nom. Regard sur l’Est, 3 December 2013.

Marciacq, F. 2013. Balkans occidentaux: l’Union européenne et la coopération régionale. P@ges Europe, La Documentation Française, 15 October 2013.

Marciacq, F. 2013. Serbie-Kosovo: Normalisation des relations sous les auspices de l’Union européenne. Regard sur l’Est, 15 September 2013.

Marciacq, F. 2013. Croatie:une adhésion en temps de crise. Regard sur l’Est, 1 July 2013.

Marciacq, F. 2013. La Croatie: 28ème État membre de l’Union européenne. P@ges Europe, La Documentation Française, 25 February 2013.

Marciacq, F. 2012. Balkans occidentaux: l’euro-atlantisme au service de l’intégration européenne?. Regard sur l’Est, 1 December 2012.

Marciacq, F. 2012. Intégration européenne du Kosovo: les écueils d’un avenir incertain. P@ges Europe, La Documentation Française, 22 October 2012.

Marciacq, F. 2012. La Bosnie-Herzégovine: un État en perpétuelle transition. P@ges Europe, La Documentation Française, 11 June 2012

Marciacq, F. 2012. Les enjeux du Sommet européen de mars 2012: la Serbie candidate, la Macédoine oubliée. Regard sur l’Est, 1 March 2012.

Marciacq, F. 2012. Le Sommet européen de décembre 2011, facteur d’instabilité pour les pays des Balkans occidentaux?. Regard sur l’Est, 14 February 2012.

Marciacq, F. 2009. Does the EU Strategy in the Western Balkans Really Pave the Way to Pax Balcanica?. Diplomatic Academy News Review, 2009, vol. 3 (2).

Marciacq, F. 2008. Gloomy Outlook for Development in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Diplomatic Academy News Review, 2008, vol. 3 (1).

Dissertation and Master theses

Marciacq, F. 2013-2014. The Europeanisation of national foreign policies in non-EU Europe: The Case of Serbia and Macedonia. Doctoral thesis. University of Luxembourg and University of Vienna. (pdf)

Marciacq, F. 2009. Sino-Russian Geopolitical and Geo-economic Relations: Strategic Convergence, Tactical Rapprochement or Dyadic Rivalry?. M.A. thesis. Vienna Diplomatic Academy and University of Vienna. (pdf)

Marciacq, F. 2006. The Impact of Mass Tourism on the Development Process of Selected Least Developed Countries – A Statistical Analysis. MSc thesis. Reims Management School.

Other publications

Marciacq, F. 2005. Sur les traces des derniers nomades d’Anatolie. 2005. Paris: L’Harmattan. (link)



Lausanne, 5-7 February 2015. 6ème Congrès international des Associations Francophones de Science Politique. University of Lausanne.

Sarajevo, 7 November 2014. Conference organized by the French institute for international relations (IFRI) and Austro-French Centre for Rapprochement in Europe.

Glasgow, 4-6 September 2014. 8th ECPR General Conference. University of Glasgow.

Warsaw, 22 November 2013. Roundtable organised by the Natolin College of Europe.

Sarajevo, 18-23 June 2012. Conference organised by Confrontations Europe.

Vienna, 14 May 2012. Conference organized by the French institute for international relations (IFRI) and Austro-French Centre for Rapprochement in Europe. Austrian Defense Academy.

Lucerne, 2-3 February 2012. Annual Congress of the Swiss Political Science Association. University of Lucerne.

Brussels,27-28 January 2012.Expert workshop organised by the Free University Brussels

Skopje, 3-4 November 2011. Conference organised by the University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Skopje.

Belgrade, 13-16 September 2011. Annual Belgrade Security Forum.

Cambridge, 5-7 September 2011. 41st UACES conference. University of Cambridge.

Reykjavik, 25-27 August 2011. 6th ECPR General Conference. University of Reykjavik.

Kiev, 26-29 May 2011. Jean Monnet International Conference at the University of Kiev

Budapest, 4 April 2011. Conference organized by the French institute for international relations (IFRI) and Austro-French Centre for Rapprochement in Europe.

Melbourne, 27-29 September 2010. APSA annual Conference. University of Melbourne