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You have fled Ukraine and are looking for information about studying at the University of Erfurt? You would like to continue your research project with us and are looking for a contact for your request? Or you would simply like to help Ukrainian…

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‘Winning’ the Energy Transition: Looking Beyond Resources

In a blog post for the Italian Institute for International Political Studies, Laima Eicke and Silvia Weko outline what makes countries energy transition ‘winners’.

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Invitation to the guest lecture on tech giants

What is behind the rise of leading companies like Alibaba and Amazon? This is the question addressed in a guest lecture by economist Cecilia Rikap, to which the EIPCC graduate centre of the University of Erfurt cordially invites all interested…

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Russia’s War against Ukraine - Ukraine’s Local Identities, Nation-building and International Agency

On April 13, 2022, Margaryta Rymarenko, a political scientist from the Ukraine who holds a PhD from Central European University, visited the University of Erfurt to discuss the Russian war against Ukraine and its implications for Ukrainian identity.

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Change at the top of the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy

Andreas Goldthau is the new Director of the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt. The holder of the Franz Haniel Professorship for Public Policy was previously the deputy Director and will take over from Professor Achim…

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BMBF funds new research project KNOWPRO with 1.5 million euros

A new research project entitled "KNOWPRO: Knowledge Production in German Peace and Security Policy" will start in April at the University of Erfurt.

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Why Germany Needs a Distance-Learning University for Countries in Crisis Now

Not only the war in Ukraine, but also recent examples like Myanmar and Afghanistan, have shown that critical independent universities are seriously threatened by autocracy and dictatorship. More and more voices are calling for ways to protect…

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Can LNG provide a solution for Europe’s energy crunch?

In a TV interview with the German science outlet NANO (3SAT), Prof. Dr. Andreas Goldthau commented on the potential of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for replacing Russian gas imports.

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