Ideas on Europe

Informed analysis, comment and debate

Category Archives: Featured

European Parliament should be more involved in choice of Commission president than provided for by Spitzenkandidat systems

Published on by

The European institutions soon have to choose new heads of the Commission and the European Council for the next five years. At present most of the debate is over the choice of the next Commission president and whether it should be by the so called Spitzenkandidat system favoured by Germany and which was introduced in […]

Posted in Featured, Uncategorized | Comments Off on European Parliament should be more involved in choice of Commission president than provided for by Spitzenkandidat systems

Fools and Their Money – The Legacy of the Euro so Far

Published on by

Only months before ending his term at the European Central Bank (ECB) this October, Mario Draghi pushed interest rates below zero for another year and is preparing a fresh expansion of the ECB’s 2.6tn QE programme, while the Euro reached a seven weeks high. Those measures come amidst growing concerns that the Eurozone’s economy will […]

The Bologna Process at Twenty: Global Ambitions and EU Foreign Policy

Published on by

Hannah Moscovitz and Hila Zahavi June 19 will mark the twenty-year anniversary of the Bologna Declaration spearheading the Bologna Process and establishment of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). For the last two decades, the Bologna Process has shaped higher education reforms in Europe and beyond by providing a framework for coordination among national systems. […]

  • Subscribe to Newsletter

  • UACES and Ideas on Europe do not take responsibility for opinions expressed in articles on blogs hosted on Ideas on Europe. All opinions are those of the contributing authors.