Celebrating Europe Day

On 9 May, the University of Konstanz, as a member of three European University Networks – ERUA, Yerun, EUniWell -, has celebrated Europe Day together with its international partners. Highlight of the event was a live online-session with the Ukrainian president Wolodymyr Selenskyj as very special guest.

For this occasion, the International Office, the Department of Politics and Public Administration and the Zukunftskolleg have put together an event with varied talks in English.


  • Opening: Dorothea Debus, Vice Rector for International Affairs, Equal Opportunity and Diversity
  • Talk: Dirk Leuffen, Professor of Political Science and International Politics, on “Schuman 2023”
  • Talk: Yeliena Kovalska, sociologist from Ukraine and MSCA4Ukraine fellow at the University of Konstanz, on “Ukrainian War Refugees in Konstanz: Main Problems and Plans for Future”
  • Talk: Maryna Lytvyn, economist from Dnipro University of Technology and Zukunftskolleg Visiting Fellow, on “Ukrainian European Studies Association”

The President's Office published the following article about the event here:

See also an article on the website of the University of Konstanz:

And on the magazine Spiegel