10:30 am - 05:30 pm

The Future of the Energy Union

This workshop aims to explore some of the key issues and challenges facing the future of the Energy Union in the context of German energy policy.


05:00 pm - 06:30 pm

Book Presentation: Law and Politics. Ulrich K. Preuß's Definition of the State

Book presentation by Claus Offe, Hertie School. With an introduction of the editors Tine Stein and Claudio Franzius and a closing remark by Ulrich K. Preuß.

Please note that the event will be hosted in German.


Electoral Politics Around the Welfare State

A talk by Kimberly Morgan, Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University
Venue: WZB

An initiative of the Labour & Social Policy Field at the Hertie School of Governance.


05:30 pm - 07:00 pm

Anthony Giddens: Into the Digital Age - the World in the 21st Century

Opening Lecture of the Academic Year 2015/16

The Opening Lecture will be delivered by Anthony Giddens, Professor for Sociology at the London School of Economics and Science.


03:00 pm - 04:30 pm

Opening of the Academic Year 2015/16

Opening Ceremony of the Academic Year and Master of International Affairs (MIA) Launch.

Programme details to follow.


03:30 pm - 05:00 pm

EMPA Graduation

Graduation Ceremony of the Executive Master of Public Administration programme. With a commencement speech by Alison Smale, New York Times Bureau Chief in Berlin.

02.07.2015 - 04.07.2015

Strategic Management

Executive Seminar convened by Prof. Dr. Mark van Twist, Professor of Public Administration, Erasmus University Rotterdam.

06.07.2015 - 08.07.2015

Good Governance and Anti-Corruption

Executive Seminar convened by Prof. Alina Mungiu-Pippidi, PhD, Professor of Democracy Studies, Hertie School.