Online Master The European Union and Central Asia in the International System (EUCAIS)

Centre international de formation européenne

Institut für Europäische Politik

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Prof. Wolfgang Wessels

Prof. Wessels is the Jean Monnet Chairholder for Political Science at Cologne University and visiting professor at the College of Europe in Bruges (Belgium) and Natolin (Poland). He also acts as Chairman of the Board of the Trans European Policy Studies Association (TEPSA), is co-editor of the “Jahrbuch für Europäische Integration” and holder of the “Award for Lifetime Achievement in Contemporary European Studies 2011” of the University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES). His main research fields are institutional and theoretical issues of European integration, EU external relations, Economic and Monetary Union and comparative political analysis. He is associate of a number of European and international research institutions and bodies.





The Project "EU-Central Asia in the International System" (EUCAIS) is organised with significant funding from the VolkswagenFoundation and financially supported by the Lifelong Learning Programme JEAN MONNET of the European Commission.

The Volkswagen Foundation is an independent non-profit organization and has been funding research projects in all disciplines since 1962. Within the framework of changing funding initiatives, it gives specific impetus for the scientific community.

The Jean Monnet Programme in the Lifelong Learning Programme stimulates teaching, research and reflection on European integration at higher education institutions throughout the world. Since its inception, the Jean Monnet Programme has been built on the strict respect of the principle of academic autonomy and freedom.