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Future of Europe Observer
Vol. 6 No. 3/2018

Euro-Mediterranean Relations: From Illegal to Legal Migration?

ZEI and MEDAC Fellows analyse EU migration policies: This joint special issue of the Future of Europe Observer is part of the longstanding cooperation between ZEI and the Mediterranean Academy for Diplomatic Studies on Malta.



New Book Release

Ludger Kühnhardt/

Tilman Mayer (eds.),
Bonner Enzyklopädie der Globalität, Wiesbaden: Springer VS Verlag, 2017.

In the context of the 200th anniversary of the founding of Bonn University, more than one-hundred of its professors provide innovative interpretations of key concepts of social sciences and humanities in the age of globality.


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Alumni Testimonial

 “ ZEI prepared me for my career by giving me the economic, institutional, political and legal underpinnings of the European Union”


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New Book Release

Christian Koenig /

Bernhard von Wendland

The Art of Regulation: Competition in Europe - Wealth and Wariness, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017. 


Increasingly, EU market regulation measures have been introduced in the pursuit of economic justice and welfare. This book illustrates how regulation can help to prevent the abuse of dominance, in particular the abuse of public capital by the state. More...









Study at ZEI

Master Fellows with EU Commission President Juncker and the latest Future of Europe Observer

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










20 Jahre MES

Opening Doors

More than 600 students from 123 countries have studied at ZEI. For our alumni many doors opened up to achieve impressive careers.

Download our jubilee brochure with many details about 20 years of successful post-graduate education at ZEI.

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ZEI Insight No. 58


Yunfei-58Jiang Yunfei,

Eurozone Reform - a View from China

In this ZEI Insight, Dr. Jiang Yunfei (ZEI Visiting Fellow) analyses reform plans for the European Economic and Monetary Union. A special emphasis is placed upon the French-German proposal for a common Eurozóne budget. At the same, Dr. Yunfei shares insights on Chinese reactions to the proposals. More…


Master of European Studies - Governance and Regulation

ZEI Monitor: EU Progress 2014-2019

ZEI Monitor assesses the on-going work of the EU institutions. On the basis of the ten priorities outlined by EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker for the period 2014-2019, the EU pursues annual work programs. ZEI Monitor traces the implementation of the work programs.


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ZEI Discussion Paper


ZEI Discussion Paper C 247/2018

Wolfgang Reinhard,
Die Expansivität Europas und ihre Folgen



ZEI Discussion Paper C 248/2018

Joseph M. Hughes,
“Sleeping Beauty” Unleashed: Harmonizing a
Consolidated European Security and Defense Union


ZEI Directors' Pen

ZEI Directors Prof. Dr. Christian Koenig and Prof. Dr. Ludger Kühnhardt publish regularly scholarly articles and books...


One of the largest specialized libraries on European integration which serves ZEI researchers, Master students and visiting scholars.

ZEI Opening Doors

Let ZEI open the door for your professional future.

Alumni Testimonials

ZEI Alumni talk about what can happen following a successful academic year at ZEI.

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