Europeanisation meets democracy from below: The Western Balkans on the search for new European and democratic Momentum (WB2EU)

WB2EU Network

WB2EU Initiators & Coordination Team

Coordination Team

Paul Schmidt, Project Leader & Academic Coordinator of the WB2EU project,  is Secretary General of the Austrian Society for European Politics and coordinating the broad

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The Cooperation and Development Institute (CDI) is a not-for-profit Albanian think tank established in 2000 and based in Tirana (Albania). Its work is organized under

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Bosnia and Herzegovina

The University of Sarajevo has been established in 1949. The University of Sarajevo enjoys partnerships with over 300+ universities around the world, bilateral or though

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The New Bulgarian University, Centre for European Refugees, Migration and Ethnic Studies (CERMES) is the first academic centre on migration studies in Bulgaria with rich

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The Institute for Development and International Relations (IRMO) is a public, non-profit, scientific and policy research institute, engaged in the interdisciplinary study of European and

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EuropaNova was founded by young European professionals wishing to contribute to the public debate with concrete proposals, mobilise the broadest public via innovative actions, accelerate

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Since its founding in 1959, the Institut für Europäische Politik (IEP) has been a non-profit organisation dedicated to the study of European integration. It is

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The Department for Political Science (PEDIS) & International Relations, University of the Peloponnese has a fully equipped research lab and a library that also offers

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The Andrássy University (AUB) was founded in 2001 and is the only completely German-language university outside the German-speaking countries. As a European university in Hungary, it is

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Change Experts Group (CEG) has been established in November 2018 with the objective of becoming a regional platform of expertise in support to Western Balkan

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The International Affairs Institute (IAI) founded in 1965 by Altiero Spinelli as a non-profit organization, is Italy’s major research centre in the fields of international

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Politikon Network (PIN) is a research organization/think tank established in November 2016 to promote open dialogue and evidence-based sustainable solutions for the public policy improvement.

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North Macedonia

EUROTHINK – Center for European Strategies is a non-governmental, non-partisan, non-profit and secular think -tank that supports Northern Macedonia’s EU accession and community Europeanization through

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GlobalFocus Center is an independent international study think tank which produces in-depth research and high-quality analysis on foreign policy, security, European affairs, good governance and

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The Foundation BFPE for a Responsible Society (BFPE) is a non- governmental, non-partisan and non-profit organisation founded in Serbia in 2003. The BFPE has a

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The Centre of International Relations (CIR) is one of the 18 research centres of the Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS) of the University of Ljubljana (UL).

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