“We all live under the same sky, but we don't all have the same horizon.” Konrad Adenauer


On this page you will find the large variety of academic events which took place:



"Terrorism in Europe - Adapting to a Growing Challenge"

Flensburg, February 7th, 2017

"Euroscepticism in Small Member States"

Sankelmark, January 24th, 2017

"External Solidarity: EU’s responses to global challenges"

Flensburg, July 2nd, 2015

International Student Conference - together with University of Penza

Component of the Comparative Legal Politics Course WiSe 13/14, February 10th - 12th, 2014

Global Perspectives on Europe

Flensburg, December 6th - 7th, 2013

Myths - National Borders - Religions

Sankelmark, September 19th - 21st, 2013

Research Seminar "Diversity in Europe"

Dubrovnik, April 8th - 12th, 2013

Cross-Border Events

Cross-Border Christmas Lecture 2016

Lecture given by David McDonald, Deputy Leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) in Glasgow, about Scotland's EU membership after Brexit. December 13, 2016. Sønderborg.

Cross-Border Christmas Lecture 2015

Lecture given by Peter Brandt (son of Willy Brandt), Professor and Director of Dimitris-Tsatsos-Institut für Europäische Verfassungswissenschaften, about European and German Identity. November 30, 2015, Flensburg.

Cross-Border Christmas Lecture 2014

Lecture given by Christoph Hasselbach, who has worked for Deutsche Welle, Germany’s public international media organization, since 1995 as a current affairs journalist for radio, on-line and television. He has studied modern languages and economics at Saarbrücken, Bath and Granada universities, then joined the BBC World Service in London, where he spent his formative years as a journalist. From 2008 to 2013 he was one of Deutsche Welle’s Europe correspondents in Brussels and as such covered the growing financial and political crisis in Europe extensively. Since his return to Deutsche Welle’s headquarters in Bonn, he has worked mainly on European and security policy matters.

Cross-Border Christmas Lecture 2013

Lecture given by Mikael Rask Madsen, Professor and Director of iCourts - University of Copenhagen about International Courts and the Making of European Society. November 28, 2013, Flensburg.

Cross-Border Christmas Lecture 2012

Lecture given by Thomas Fich from the Danish Parliament about the role of National Parliaments in the EU decision making. December 5, 2012. Sønderborg.

EUS Cross-Border Creativity

Cross-border event with a guest lecture by Prof. Dr. Dr. Dr. Gerhard Besier on April 27, 2012.

Cross-Border Christmas Lecture 2011

 Lecture by Prof. Dr. Thomas Christiansen on December 13, 2011. Flensburg

"Punk, Academia, and the European Project"

Lecture by Prof. Howy Jacobs on May 8, 2009. Flensburg

Guest Lectures

Terrorism in Europe - Adapting to a Growing Challenge

(February 7th, 2017) 

Lecture by Jannis Jost (M.Litt.), research associate at the Institute for Security Policy Kiel

Euroscepticism in Small Member States

(January 24th, 2017 at Europa Academy ‘Sankelmark’) Dr. Vita Balama, Ventspils University College in Latvia and Prof. Dr. Steen Bo Frandsen, University of Southern Denmark

ECMI and EUS lecture series 'Diversity in a changing Europe: challenge or opportunity?' at Europa-Universität Flensburg:


18.01.2016 - Prof. Michal Vašečka (Masaryk University in Brno/ Czech Republic, Centre for the Research of Culture and Ethnicity/Slovakia and a Member of the European Commission Against Racism and Intolerance).

08.02.2016 - Dr. Tilman Lanz (University of Groningen)

15.06.2016 - Mr. Benjamin Zeeb, Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of the Project for Democratic Union and the co-author of the book "Europa am Abgrund: Plädoyer für die Vereinigten Staaten von Europa" (Simms; Zeeb 2016)

BrExit or not: The EU and Great Britain

(March 16th, 2016)

Lecture by Dr. Knut Roder, Senior Lecturer at the Sheffield Hallam University

Diplomacy in practice

(May 26th, 2015)

Lecture by His Excellency the Ambassador of Honduras in Germany, Mr. Ramon Custodio Espinoza

Interdisciplinary Colloquium

(Summer Semester 2014)

Lectures by different local, regional, national and international academics

"Global Constitutionalism: Mapping an Emerging Field"

Lecture by Prof. Dr. Antje Wiener on November 11, 2010

"Europe in the Crisis - the crisis in Europe"

Lecture by Reinhard Bütikofer on May 20, 2009

Press Releases

European Studies (in general)

European Studies, the University of Flensburg and the German Danish border region

German-Danish-Polish Club

Inaugural Meeting

Inaugural meeting
Special guests: Dr. Albrecht Lempp (German-Polish Foundation), and Henrik Becker-Christensen (Consul general of Denmark in Flensburg.

2nd Meeting

2nd meeting
Special guest: Dr. Christian Pletzing, director of the Akademie Sankelmark · Europäische Akademie Schleswig-Holstein · Academia Baltic

3rd meeting and the seminar "Living on the border. European Regions in Comparison"

3rd meeting and the seminar "Living on the border. European Regions in Comparison"
Danish-German-Polish Seminar for students and postgraduates at the Sankelmark Academy