- Duke, Simon (2017), Europe as a Stronger Global Actor: Challenges and Strategic Responses. Palgrave Macmillan (available as e-book from MaU Library).
- Hill, Christopher and Smith, Michael (eds.) (latest edition), International Relations and the European Union. Oxford University Press.
- Jörgensen, Knud Erik, Kalland Aarstad,Åsne , Drieskens, Edith, Laatikainen,Katie & Tonra, Ben (eds.) (2015) The SAGE Handbook of European Foreign Policy: Two Volume Set. SAGE Publications Ltd http://dx.doi.org.proxy.mah.se/10.4135/9781473915190
A list of further articles from peer-reviewed academic literature, updated annually, will be distributed at the start of the course.