Rethink:Europe: Publications

Policy Brief

The big engine that might: How France and Germany can build a geopolitical Europe

Jana Puglierin, Ulrike Esther Franke - 14 July, 2020

The EU Coalition Explorer survey reveals the importance of Germany and France within the EU, and the impact they can have when they cooperate with each other.

Policy Brief

In sickness and in health: European cooperation during the coronavirus crisis

Pawel Zerka - 8 July, 2020

ECFR research into how EU member states and institutions worked together at the height of covid-19 confirms Germany was the bloc’s undisputed crisis leader

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EU Coalition Explorer

Rethink:Europe - 8 July, 2020

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European Solidarity Tracker

Claire Busse, Rafael Loss, Jana Puglierin, Marlene Riedel, Pawel Zerka, Ulrike Esther Franke - 11 June, 2020

The European Solidarity Tracker collects and displays instances of pan-European solidarity throughout the coronavirus crisis.

Policy Brief

Untapped potential: How new alliances can strengthen the EU

Josef Janning, Almut Möller - 21 June, 2019

Fragmentation in the EU makes it increasingly difficult for member states to build coalitions. The EU Coalition Explorer reveals potential new groupings.

Policy Brief

Crisis and Cohesion in the European Union: A Ten-Year Review

Josef Janning - 5 February, 2018

Despite financial and refugee crises, research suggests the European Union is getting stronger, not weaker.

Policy Brief

Exploring EU Coalitions

Christoph Klavehn, Josef Janning, Christel Zunneberg - 16 October, 2017

New essay collection points way to potential coalitions for flexible European cooperation

The invisible web – from interaction to coalition-building in the EU

Josef Janning & Christel Zunneberg - 22 May, 2017

Survey of experts in 28 capitals illuminates the complex network of relationships among EU member states.

The future shape of Europe

Almut Möller, Dina Pardijs - 14 March, 2017

A critical mass of countries agree on the need for more flexible cooperation, but what could it look like?

Policy Brief

Keeping Europeans together

Josef Janning (editor) - 20 September, 2016

This volume reflects the diversity of European cohesion. It provides the national context and personal assessments from 28 EU member states.