Rethinking Europe from the bottom up: beyond the institutional approach

and Séverine Lenglet At the Allianz Summer Academy 2015, the participants exchanged ideas around the topic “Europe at a turning point: economic crisis, social disintegration, political change”. In their papers, the students explore the most pressing

United we stand, divided we fall: an economic explanation of why a divided Europe cannot overcome the crisis

and Antonio Bosisio, Matteo Roberto Greco, Filippo Torricelli, Valeria Zurla student group at Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Italo Colantone Abstract: Europe is at a turning point. The crisis that hit it had significant adverse

European identity at a turning point: alienation between the European Union and its citizens

and Donate Hindrichs, Anna Lena Hohmann, Julius Lang, Alexandra Ugrai student group at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Supervisor: Johanna Schmidt-Jevtic, M.A. Abstract: Over the past few years, the European Union has faced and needed to overcome the threat of euroscepticism;

EUth and EUnification: dynamism, drama and development

  and Anna Mazarakis, Michelle Nedashkovskaya, Madeleine Planeix-Crocker, Jackson Salter student group at Princeton University Supervisor: Dr. Marzenna James Abstract: This article examines the role of youth—students and young professionals—in the European Union. The crippling financial crisis confronting

Open borders, closed minds: EU asylum policy in crisis

and Lena Jacobs, Galen Lamphere-Englund, Max Steuer, Sara Sudetic student group at Central European University Supervisor: Stefan Roch Abstract: This paper draws on recent developments in the contemporary European refugee crisis and puts them into perspective against