International: Announcement of guest lectures


In the coming weeks, the EUS Chair will again host a series of guest lectures to which all students and staff are cordially invited.

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SAVE THE DATE: Europaforum im Palais "Influence EU: Shaping Europe and inspiring for Europe "


On 28 November 2022 starting at 6:00 pm, the discussion event "Europaforum im Palais" will take place at the State Chancellery and Ministry of Culture of Saxony-Anhalt in Magdeburg.


The panel:

Rainer Robra, Minister of State, Minister for Europe and Culture and Head of the State Chancellery of Saxony-Anhalt

Prof. Dr. Eva Heidbreder, Jean Monnet Chair at Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg; Chair of Multilevel Governance in Europe

Dr. Anton Hofreiter, Head of the Committee for the Affairs of the European Union in the Bundestag

Maik Reichel, Director of the Saxony-Anhalt State Agency for Civic Education

Dr. Johanna Schnabel, Research Associate at the Otto Suhr Institute of the Freie Universität Berlin


The link for the digital registration form can be found on the state portal.

The event will take place in a hybrid format. That means, anyone interested will have the opportunity to join in virtually!

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Prof. Heidbreder in Aljazeera's Inside Story "Can France and Germany repair their relationship?"


Together with Pieter Cleppe, editor of, Julien Hoez, European policy specialist and member of Renaissance, France's governing party, Professor Eva Heidbreder discussed if and how Germany and France can find a way of resolving their differences.

You can watch the discussion here, on the official website of Aljazeera.

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Interview with Prof. Heidbreder in episode 16 of the podcast "Wissen, wann Du willst": "Will the EU master the crises?"


In the latest episode of the OvGUs podcast: "Wissen, wann Du willst", Prof. Heidbreder was interviewed on the topic: "Will the EU overcome the crises?"

Heidbreder 2021

The topic focuses on the current scenario,challenging on a global level and of course affecting European societies and economies: the impact of the Covid 19 pandemic, the imminent climate crisis and the war in Ukraine.

While answering questions on the current scenario, Professor Heidbreder reflects on the past crises Europe has faced and the general challenges the EU is facing, providing valuable knowledge to understand the complex conglomerate of factors and actors in the EU, which affect how the EU responds to said challenges.

Read or listen to the full interview here.

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Online Round Table „Enhancing European Democracy – Next Steps Following the CoFoE“


The seminar "The democratic deficit of the EU - fact or myth?" was held at the OvGU by Julia Cetinkaya in cooperation with the universities of Bonn and Passau in summer semester 2022. The seminar was concluded with the online round table "Enhancing European Democracy - Next Steps Following the CoFoE" on 29 June 2022.

In this article, you find a comprehensive report on the online round table on "Enhancing European Democracy - Next Steps Following the CoFoE".

Online Round Table 2022

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