As part of the ’Reinventing Europe' project, ECFR is publishing a series of papers on the national debates within EU member states over the crisis and the future direction of Europe. In the sixth of the series Ulrike Guérot analyses the situation in Germany and explains how Germany perceives the euro crisis and why the notion of 'political union' is an important concept in this context.

Click here for papers on the NetherlandsItalyPolandBulgaria and the Czech Republic, and a paper looking at the crisis from the perspective of Spain.

The European Council on Foreign Relations does not take collective positions. This paper, like all publications of the European Council on Foreign Relations, represents only the views of its authors.

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