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ZEI participates in ASEM Outlook Workshop

“The ASEM Outlook Workshop serves to develop concrete suggestions for the improvement of interregional cooperation between Europe and Asia”, says ZEI Junior Fellow Matthias Vogl, who participated in the meeting on 3 and 4 December 2012 in Singapore. In the context of the “Asia-Europe-Meeting” (ASEM), heads of state and government of European and Asian countries meet since 1996. More..


The EU as seen by the Asia-Pacific region: Jean Monnet Professor Martin Holland presents recent survey at ZEI

Prof. Dr. Martin Holland of the National Centre for Research on Europe (NCRE), University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand, hold a lecture at ZEI on 25 October 2012 where he presented his latest survey “Asian Perceptions of the post-Lisbon EU: media reporting and public opinion findings from a seven country study, 2011-12”. More...


State aid regulation has withstood the test of the fiscal- and banking crisis

European Governance and Regulation

On Friday, 19th October 2012, the Center for European Integration Studies (ZEI) organized in cooperation with the law firm Gleiss Lutz the  „First round table on state aid law regulation of financial markets and institutions“.  More...


ZEI Class of 2013 has begun its studies

23 participants from 17 nations started their studies at ZEI on October 08, 2012. More...


15 years MES: new faculty members, extended Career Development Program

Established in 1998, ZEI‘s Master of European Studies (MES) program in its 15th year is happy to welcome the new students of the program year 2012/2013 starting this October. More...


Sustaining regional integration through research and analysis

José Brito, the chairman of the board of the West Africa Institute (WAI) and former Foreign Minister of Cape Verde opened the first study meeting, organized from 1-2 October 2012 by WAI and the Center for European Integration Studies (ZEI) at the venue of WAI in Praia. More...


ZEI Regional Integration Observer No. 2012/02

The second edition of the „ZEI Regional Integration Observer“(RIO) in 2012 contains a set of external perceptions of the European Union in times of crises. More...

 

ZEI Discussion Paper C 214/2012

Claudia Rommel: Economic Partnership Agreements in the EU’s post-Lomé Trade Regime: Negotiations with West Africa
ZEI Discussion Paper C 214/2012. More...

 

ZEI Discussion Paper C 213/2012

Ryszard Rapacki: Poland and Greece – Two Contrasting EU Enlargement Experiences
ZEI Discussion Paper C 213/2012. More...

 

Final Ceremony of the "Class of 2012" of the Master of European Studies (MES)

"Europe's future depends on highly qualified young men and women like you", State Secretary Dr. Marc Jan Euman, Ministry for Federal Affairs, Europe and Media in North Rhine-Westphalia, stated in his key note speech on the occasion of the Final Ceremony of the Master of European Studies program on June 29, 2012.

The Mayor of Bonn,  Angelica Kappel, underlined the important contribution of ZEI to the international character of the city of Bonn. ZEI Directors Prof. Dr. Christian Koenig, LL.M., and Prof. Dr. Ludger Kühnhardt expressed their gratitude to all supporters and friends of ZEI, especially the Europe-wide faculty.

This year, 30 graduates from 20 different countries worldwide were honored for their successful completion of the very competitive ZEI Master of European Studies program. The Class of 2012 honored Prof. Dr. Brigid Laffan, University College Dublin as well as Prof. Dr. Alexander Lorz, Henrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf as "Best Lecturer" in 2012. 

Final ceremony MES Class of 2012

ZEI "Class of 2012" wirh Sate Secretary Eumann and ZEI directors

  

German Ministry of Education and Research supports ZEI´s Africa-Engagement

During the last years, ZEI´s research and consultancy work in the field of comparative regional integration has found international recognition. It is now entering a new stage. The German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is funding the long-term research cooperation project between the ZEI and the West Africa Institute (WAI) in Praia, Cape Verde with an amount of more than 1.4 Million Euros. More...

Representatives of ZEI and WAI at the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Representatives of ZEI and WAI at the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

 

Visit of students of the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University at ZEI

The solution to the current crisis in Europe can only be a European one. “We need joint decisions in Brussels“, ZEI Director Prof. Dr. Ludger Kühnhardt stated in his speech to young students of the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University who visited ZEI on June 15, 2012. More...

Prof. Dr. Mara S. Gubaidullina, Prof. Dr. Ludger Kühnhardt and students of the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

Prof. Dr. Mara S. Gubaidullina, Prof. Dr. Ludger Kühnhardt and students of the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

 

The Resilience of Arab Monarchy

In an article for the world-renowned "Policy Review", published at Stanford University, Kühnhardt discusses the perspectives for Western policies in light of the Arab Spring. More...

 

ZEI Regional Integration Observer No. 2012/01

The first edition of the „ZEI Regional Integration Observer“ in 2012 has a regional focus on regional integration efforts in Southern Africa and East Africa.  More...

 

Europe in practice: Master of European Studies Fellows visit Luxembourg and Strasbourg

On their four-days field trip to Luxembourg and Strasbourg, the students of ZEI’s Master of European Studies visited several EU institutions. More...

Class of 2012: Meeting with MEP Axel Voss at the European Parliament in Strasbourg

Class of 2012: Meeting with MEP Axel Voss at the European Parliament in Strasbourg

 

ZEI Discussion Paper C 212/2012

Ludger Kühnhardt: Regieren in der europäischen Föderation
ZEI Discussion Paper C 212/2012. More...

 

ZEI Discussion Paper C 211/2012

Ludger Kühnhardt/Tilman Mayer (Hrsg.): Die Gestaltung der Globalität. Schlüsselwörter der sozialen Ordnung (I)
ZEI Discussion Paper C 211/2012. More...

 

Workshop: Germany in the EU and the Mediterranean

ZEI Cooperation with the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies Malta (MEDAC). More...

Workshop: Germany in the EU and the Mediterranean

Opening day: Gebhard Reul, DAAD, H. E. Ambassador Karl Xuereb, Barabara Wolf, German Foreign Ministry , Tunne Kelam, MEP, Dr. Monika Wohlfeld, MEDAC, Prof. Dr. Ludger Kühnhardt, ZEI

 

Careers of MES Alumni

Since the start of the program in 1998/99, more than 350 fellows have graduated with a Master of European Studies. More...

 

ZEI Discussion Paper C 210/2012

Peter M. Schmidhuber: Europäische Integration aus historischer Erfahrung. Ein Zeitzeugengespräch mit Michael Gehler.
ZEI Discussion Paper C 210/2012. More...


ZEI Discussion Paper C 209/2012

Patricia Luíza Kegel/Mohamed Amal: MERCOSUR and its Current Relationship to the European Union. Prospects and Challenges in a Changing World.
ZEI Discussion Paper C 209/2012. More...

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