On December 2nd, the Arbeitskreis Integrationsforschung der Deutschen Vereinigung für Politische Wissenschaft (AKI-DVPW) will host a Nachwuchstagung on "Europe in face of a crisis? Challenges for European Integration Studies" at the Freie Universität Berlin. The conference will give young researchers (especially PhD candidates) the opportunity, to discuss their research in the field of European Integration Studies with representatives of the discipline. The three spokespersons of the AKI-DVPW (Prof. Dr. Andrea Lentschow, Dr. Uwe Puetter and Prof. Dr. Carina Sprungk) as well as Prof. Dr. Tanja A. Börzel (Freie Universität Berlin) and Prof. Dr. Liesbet Hooghe (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) will be the discussants. The conference is funded by the DVPW and the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Commission (Jean Monnet Chair Prof. Sprungk).