04:30 pm - 08:00 pm

20 Years “Core” Europe: Where are we today and where do we want to go?

Panel Discussion with Wolfgang Schäuble, Federal Minister of Finance, Karl Lamers, Member of the German Bundestag, and Theo Waigel, Honorary Chairman of the CSU.

A joint event of the Open Society Initiative for Europe, the Jacques Delors Institut – Berlin and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.

By invitation only.


06:00 pm - 07:30 pm

Is Impact Assessment Democratic?

Opening Lecture of the Academic Year by Susan Rose-Ackerman (Professor of Law and Political Science, Yale University).


03:00 pm - 04:30 pm

Opening of the Academic Year 2014/15 and EMPM Graduation

Award Ceremony for the 2014 Graduates of the Executive Master of Public Management (EMPM), and welcome to this year’s Incoming Students.

With a commencement speech by Achim Steiner, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations.


05:30 pm - 07:00 pm

Inventing a Private School of Public Policy. Tradition and Innovation in Higher German Education

Essay Launch and Discussion with Hans N. Weiler, Professor Emeritus at Stanford University.


Die heimlichen Revolutionäre. Wie die Generation Y unsere Welt verändert


Autor Klaus Hurrelmann (Hertie School) im Gespräch mit Kerstin Bund (DIE ZEIT).


Following the Ninth: In The Footsteps of Beethoven’s Final Symphony

Film Premiere

On the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall with the producer, writer and director, Kerry Candaele, and Volker Schlöndorff, German director.

Moderation: Shirley Apthorp, Financial Times 

Venue: Kino Babylon


Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder

Book Presentation by Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post.

Discussant: Helmut K. Anheier, Hertie School

Moderation: Cherno Jobatei


01:00 pm - 02:30 pm

The Responsibility to Protect

A talk by Jennifer Welsh, European University Institute and Special Adviser of the Secretary General on the Responsibility to Protect.

The European & Global Governance Colloquium

12.02.2015 - 14.02.2015

The 8th Annual Conference on The Political Economy of International Organizations

The PEIO conference brings together economists, political scientists and other scholars to address political-economy issues related to any international organization, including the World Trade Organization, the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the European Union, and also other international organizations that have yet received less attention in the academic literature.

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Highlight | 21-28 May 2014

European Week

22.09.2014 - 24.09.2014

Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship

Executive Seminar convened by Prof. Johanna Mair, PhD, Professor for Organization, Management and Leadership, Hertie School.

25.09.2014 - 26.09.2014

Skills Course: Project Management

Skills Course convened by Dr. Jan Onno Reiners, Human Development.

09.10.2014 - 11.10.2014

Human Resource Management

Executive Seminar convened by Prof. Dr. Gerhard Hammerschmid, Associate Dean and Professor of Public and Financial Management, Hertie School.