1. Introduction : the European neighbourhood policy in a comparative perspective / Sieglinde Gstohl 2. Mapping the European Union's neighbourhood relations : the European economic area as a prototype for the integration of EU neighbours / Sieglinde Gstohl 3. Differentiated integration in the Eeuropean economic area : what lessons can be drawn for the European neighbourhood policy? / Christian Frommelt 4. Who can join the European economic area? / Georges Baur 5. Challenges in exporting the internal market : lessons from the energy community / Dirk Buschle 6. The northern dimension : a format for pragmatic cooperation with the EU's biggest neighbour / Peter Van Elsuwege 7. EU-Turkey relations : customs Union and more. or less? / Tamas Szigetvari 8. Switzerland's bilateral approach to European integration : a model for Ukraine? / Rene Schwok and Cenni Najy 9. EU-Russia relations in the wider europe : from strategic partner to major competitor? / Irina Petrova 10. Comparing the european union's policy towards the western Balkans and the South Caucasus / Syuzanna Vasilyan 11. The effectiveness of institutional arrangements in the European Union's relations with its neighbours / Marc Franco 12. The EU's differentiated integration frameworks : legislative approximation and lessons for the eastern partnership / Aaron Matta 13. The EU's enlargement and neighbourhood policy strategies : the role of political conditionality / Suhal Semsit 14. The European Union and (frozen) conflicts in its neighbourhood : the SAP and the ENP compared / Julija Brsakoska Bazerkoska 15. European Union or Eurasian Union? : a dilemma for the eastern partnership countries / Ramunas Vilpisauskas 16. Markets versus morals? : assessing EU arms exports to autocratic regimes in its closer and wider neighbourhood / Giselle Bosse 17. A comparative analysis between pre-accession and ENP reforms in the agricultural sector of the EU neighbouring countries / Christos Kourtelis 18. The EU's other neighbours : lessons for the European neighbourhood policy / Sieglinde Gstohl.