European Council on Foreign Relations


The Reinvention of Europe Programme aims to look at and debate the political issues facing Europe in crisis and in so doing build a positive agenda to help Europe play a major role on the world stage. Research has looked at Germany’s role in Europe, the rise of euro-scepticism, institutional change and the economics of the crisis.



How to complete Europe’s banking union

Landmark in European integration needs reforms

The Eurosceptic surge and how to respond to it

Pro-Europeans should create space for battles between competing visions of Europe

The German election: What Europe expects - and what Germany will not do

Germany will not provide clear leadership for Europe

The EU’s silent revolution

More intergovernmentalism, more differentiation

A German model for Europe?

Why the German model is not a blueprint for Europe

The continent-wide rise of Euroscepticism

Europeans are losing faith in the EU