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ZEI Future of Europe Observer Vol. 6 No. 1/2018

The Juncker Commission: Outlook for 2018

In this „Future of Europe Observer“, ZEI Fellows and Alumni provide our annual assessment on the work progress of the Juncker Commission in 2017 and evaluate the challenges for 2018. This analysis is based on the ZEI Monitor, which tracks the work progress of the EU institutions.



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...









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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)











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ZEI Insights No. 52


Malin Berg von Linde, EMU Reform: What is the Road ahead?

Malin Berg von Linde,

EMU Reform: What is the Road ahead?

This ZEI Insight by Malin Berg von Linde (ZEI Alumna "Class of 2016")examines the latest Commission proposal to deepen the EMU. It presents policies and discusses the shift towards more concrete action. 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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 No progress or not yet implemented

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 Achievement of objective


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...


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Alumni Testimonials

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

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