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Center for European Integration Studies

 

 

Modern infrastructure, located in the environs of the United Nations in Bonn.

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Visiting Research at ZEI

 

Professor Milenko Petrovic, National Centre for Research on Europe, Christchurch/New Zealand, presents his latest research at ZEI.

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Focus at ease: research and learning at ZEI

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Alumni Testimonial

 

“From the coordination team to the tutors, there’s an always ready ambience to listen, guide and assist at every step of the way during your program and afterwards. As a student far away from home, it gave me the unique family support I needed to keep my dream alive."

 

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Workshops

 

 

Migration in the Mediterranean is being discussed with Arab diplomats and ZEI research partners from Malta (MEDAC)

 

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Honoring Germany's long time Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher, who was the former Chairman of the ZEI Board (1999-2004), the City of Bonn has changed our address to Genscherallee 3.

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Academic Team

Directors

Prof. Dr. Ludger Kühnhardt  (Managing Director)
Secretariat: Ingrid Maldonado
Phone: +49-(0)228 / 73-1810
Fax: +49-(0)228 / 73-1818
Email: imaldona@uni-bonn.de

Prof. Dr. Christian Koenig
Secretariat: Birgit Löckenhoff
Phone: +49-(0)228 / 73-1891 / -1892
Fax: +49-(0)228 / 73-1893
Email: sekretariat.zeia@uni-bonn.de

 

Research Fellows

Beate Förtsch
beate-foertsch@web.de, Phone: +49-(0)228 / 73-1717

Lucyne Ghazarian
lucyne.ghazarian@gmail.com, Phone: +49-(0)228 / 73-4932

Thomas Panayotopoulos
thpanayotopoulos@uni-bonn.de, Phone: +49-(0)228 / 73-1766

Veronikamariakoch@t-online.de, Phone: +49(0)228 / 73-4958

Franziska Schramm
franziska.schramm@gmail.com, Phone: +49-(0)228 / 73-4928

Robert Stüwe
rstuewe@uni-bonn.de, Phone: +49-(0)228 / 73-4952

Sally Brammer
sbrammer@uni-bonn.de, Phone: +49-(0)228 / 73-4929

malte.tim.zabel@bertelsmann-stiftung.de , Phone: +49 (0)5241 / 81-81510 Carola Logan

Carola.logan@kcl.ac.uk, Phone: +44 (0)20 7848 1912

maawuah@uni-bonn.de, Phone: +49 (0)15770582865

Scotto@villavigoni.eu , Phone: +39 0344 361 212
Liska Wittenberg
wittenbergliska@gmail.com

Senior Fellows: ZEI Lecturers

Volker Bache

Redeker Sellner Dahs

Dr. Matti Meyer
matthew@uni-bonn.de

Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Bagci 

Middle East Technical University, Ankara

Dr. Andreas Bartosch

KRB Kemmler Rapp Böhlke, Brüssel

Martin Busch, M.A.

CBH Rechtsanwälte

Prof. Dr. Stephen Calleya 

Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies, Malta

Roland Doll 

Deutsche Telekom, Bonn

Johanna Engström 

European Commission, DG Justice, Unit B-1-Procedural Criminal Law, Brüssel

Dr. Wilhelm Eschweiler 

Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie, Bonn

Prof. Dr. Stefan Fröhlich 

Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Prof. Dr. Michael Gehler 

Universität Hildesheim

Dr. Annegret Groebel

Head of Department “International Relations/Postal Regulation”, Federal Network Agency

Prof. Dr. Peter van Ham 

Netherlands Institute of International Relations, Den Haag

Mara Hellstern 

Bayerisches Staatsministerium des Innern, für Bau und Verkehr

Dr. Klaus-Jörg Heynen 

Ministerium  für Ernährung, Landwirtschaft und Verbraucherschutz (a.D.)

Prof. Dr. Martin Holland 

University of Canterbury

Prof. Dr. András Inotai

Ungarische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Budapest

Prof. Dr. Wolfram Kaiser

University of Portsmouth

Tobias Katzschmann

Bundesnetzagentur

Robert Klotz

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, Brüssel

Dr. Alexander Koch

IRNIK, Bonn

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Kühling 

Universität Regensburg, Juristische Fakultät

Prof. Dr. Brigid Laffan 

Europäisches Hochschulinstitut

Nils H. Lemberg

Norton Rose Fulbright (Germany) LLP

Dr. Andreas Marchetti 

politglott GmbH, Bad Honnef

Prof. Dr. Carlo Masala 

Universität der Bundeswehr, München

Prof. Dr. Tilman Mayer 

Universität Bonn

Dr. Eva-Maria Müller 

BKK Dachverband e.V., Berlin

Andreas Neumann

IRNIK, Bonn

Dr. René A. Pfromm 

pfromm@uni-bonn.de

Prof. Dr. Ryszard Rapacki 

Warsaw School of Economics, Warschau

Prof. Dr. Dirk Rochtus

KU Leuven / Campus Antwerpen

Dr. Marion Romes 

Deutsche Telekom AG, Bonn

Karolina Rokicka 

Academy of European Law (ERA), Trier

Prof. Dr. Werner Rothengatter 

Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik und -forschung Universität Karlsruhe (TH)

Dr. Margret Schellberg 

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Köln

Dr. Kristina Schreiber 

Loschelder Rechtsanwälte, Köln

Prof. Dr. Daniel Tarschys 

Universität Stockholm

Dr. Christian Theobald 

Becker Büttner Held, Berlin

Dr. Thomas Tschentscher

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Frankfurt

Prof. Dr. Henri de Waele

Radboud University Nijmegen

Prof. Dr. Matti Wiberg

Universität Turku

ZEI Master Fellows and Alumni

Master Fellows

Alumni

 

Staff

Administration and Master Office

ZEI Administrator and Coordinator of the ZEI Master:
 

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Ralf Meyer
Phone: 0228 / 73-1886
Fax: 0228 / 73-1793
Email: r.meyer@uni-bonn.de

   

 

Master Office:
Laura Siebert
Phone: 0228 / 73-1899
Fax: 0228 / 73-17 91
Email: europeanstudies.zei@uni-bonn.de

ZEI Library

Volker Merx
Phone: 0228 / 73-1723
Email: v.merx@uni-bonn.de

IT

Ludger Hammer
Phone: 0228 / 73-1719
Email: L.Hammer@uni-bonn.de

Mission Statement: Governance and Regulation in the European Union

ZEI’s research and teaching emphasis on “Governance and Regulation in the EU” brings together two aspects whose critical interplay shapes the EU, its impact on citizens’ lives and its role globally. Interdisciplinary perspectives on the important relationship between governance and regulation offer greater insight and clarity into the increasingly complex process of European integration.
Governance encompasses a broad assortment of factors involved in the process of governing; how decisions, rules and norms are made and how external actors attempt to influence the process of governing. In comparison, regulation is more tangible and prescribes official methods and standards. Regulation is generated for public interest yet as it profoundly affects citizens, it must be legitimate. Governance gives legitimacy to regulation and regulation is necessary to ensure the functioning of the internal market of the European Union and the larger project of European integration. Regulation is a necessary and important feature of the complex process of governing in the EU.
This dynamic interplay between governance and regulation in the EU serves as the touch stone for research, teaching and consulting work conducted at ZEI.

ZEI: The Institute

 

The Center for European Integration Studies is an interdisciplinary research and post-graduate education institute of the Rheinischen-Friedrich-Wilhelms University Bonn. Founded in 1995 under the Bonn-Berlin Law and a decision of the University Senate, ZEI provides future oriented research on unresolved questions of European integration and the global role of Europe. ZEI’s academic focus on “Governance and Regulation in the EU” bridges academia and practice, linking research with innovative knowledge transfer.
The ZEI Directors conduct research, provide political and legal consulting, and offer further education training. ZEI researchers regularly publish monographs, articles in peer reviewed journals, newspaper articles, and contribute to their own publication series. ZEI coordinates and participates in research projects, hosts visiting researchers, holds discussions and dialogues and offers mid-career training programs.
Since 1998, ZEI has offered postgraduate students the opportunity to study the one year “Master in European Studies – Governance and Regulation”. Lecturers from all over Europe present students with diverse methods and perspectives on politics, law and economics of the European Union. Practical experts and excursions to the decision-making centres of European politics add to the international atmosphere at ZEI in Bonn.

Alumni Testimonials

Let ZEI open the door for your professional future. See what can happen following a successful academic year at ZEI.

Life@ZEI

A film by Valeria Torner Petaeva (MES Class of 2013)

ZEI and Europe

Former European Parliament President Martin Schultz at the Final Ceremony of the Master of European Studies

Life in Bonn

Bonn is an international city with a lively atmosphere. Making it a great place to study and live.

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