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Syria and the Euro-Mediterranean Relationship

Jörg Michael Dostal and Anja Zorob
Syria and the Euro-Mediterranean Relationship
ISBN: 978-0-9559687-2-3
2008/73 pages
St Andrews Papers on Contemporary Syria
Distributed for the University of St Andrews Centre for Syrian Studies


What are the likely consequences for Syria of its new European Partnership Agreement?  Addressing this question, the authors examine the origins of the agreement, its aims, and the (political) reasons that it was accepted by Syria despite the potential problems it poses for the national economy.


Jörg Michael Dostal is assistant professor at the Graduate School of Public Administration, Seoul National University.

Anja Zorob is senior research fellow at the Institute for Development Research and Development Policy, Ruhr-University Bochum.


  • Foreword—R. Hinnebusch.
  • The European Union and Economic Reform in Syria—J.M. Dostal
  • Trade Liberalization and Adjustment via Regional Integration: The Syrian-European Partnership Agreement—A. Zorob.