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Study at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin

The Hertie School is accepting applications for its Graduate and Executive Programmes:

25 – 27 May 2016 | Berlin

Dahrendorf Symposium 2016

Europe and the World – Global Insecurity & Power Shifts

Panellists include László Andor (Mercator Senior Fellow, Hertie School; former EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion), Stefanie Babst (Head of NATO Strategic Analysis Capability), Franziska Brantner (Member of the German Parliament), Sir Robert Cooper (Visiting Professor at LSE; British diplomat and adviser), Wolfgang Ischinger (Senior Professor for Security Policy and Diplomatic Practice at the Hertie School and Chairman of the Munich Security Conference), Fuat Keyman (Director of the Istanbul Policy Center and Professor of International Relations at Sabanci University, Istanbul), Norbert Röttgen (Member of the German Parliament, Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs), and many others.

The event is hosted by the Hertie School of Governance, the London School of Economics and Political Science, and Stiftung Mercator.

PhD Workshop „The Disintegration of Europe“

30.05.2016 - 31.05.2016 |

Internal Event

We invite PhD students to participate in a workshop on recent developments that are shaking the foundations of Europe: the crisis of the Eurozone, the large and uncontrolled influx of refugees, Brexit, and rightwing governments in Poland and Hungary. 

For more information, please contact Barbara Finke finke(at)

The End of the Eurocrats’ Dream: Adjusting to European Diversity

30.05.2016 | 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm

Public event

Book presentation and discussion withTanja Börzel (Jean Monnet Chair, Director of the Center for European Integration and the Center of Excellence „The EU and its Citizens“, Freie Universität, Berlin), Markus Jachtenfuchs (Professor of European & Global Governance, Hertie School; co-author of the book), Christian Joerges (Professor of Law and Society, Hertie School; co-author of the book), and Matthias RuŸffert (Professor for Public Law and European Law, Humboldt-Universität, Berlin).

Moderation: Ulrich K. Preuß (Emeritus Professor of Law and Politics, Hertie School).

To register, please send an e-mail to

The Effects of Sanctions on Cultural Relations

31.05.2016 | 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm

Public event

Keynote by Christian von Soest (ifa Research programme “Culture and Foreign Policy”; GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies).

Panel Discussion with Alireza Labeshka (Curator at KAAF Institute in Tehran and ifa-RAVE fellow 2015; Aedes Forum, Berlin), Michail Ryklin (Philosopher, Author and Professor at the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences Moscow), Olga Shparaga ( European College of Liberal Arts in Belarus (ECLAB) and editor of the internet magazine “Novaja Europa”), and Christian von Soest (ifa Research programme “Culture and Foreign Policy”; GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies).

Moderation: Helmut Anheier (Hertie School of Governance)

The event will be in English with simultaneous interpretation in German.

To register, please send an e-mail to