The KFG provides a platform for young research groups and innovative approaches that examine the role of the transformative power of Europe, the EU as promoter and recipient of ideas, and analyze the mechanisms and effects of internal and external diffusion processes.
NFG Research Group ‘Asian Perceptions of the EU’ “External views on the EU as a Civilian Power – India and China in Comparison”
Perceptions of Asian elites regarding the global role of the European Union (EU) deviate significantly from those of European decision-makers and scholars. Focusing on India and the PR China, the interdisciplinary NFG Research Group “Asian Perceptions of the EU” aims to identify, analyse and assess factors and causes that affect the differences in perception of the EU (as the “sender”) and Asian foreign-policy elites (as the targeted ”recipients”)...[read more]
TRANSWORLD: Redefining the Transatlantic Relationship and its Role in Shaping Global Governance
TRANSWORLD is a consortium of 13 academic and research centres from the EU, the US and Turkey formed to research the evolution of the transatlantic relationship and its role in shaping global governance architectures. TRANSWORLD is going to unfold for three and a half years, started in March 2012...[read more]