European Council President, Herman van Rompuy, is preparing a White Paper on Europe's future (photo:dpa)

The future of the European Union – options, strategies, scenarios

Observers and politicians agree on only one thing about the European Union – that it will have to look different in five or ten years. Uncertainty about the future governance structure of the EU has never been so great. Radical scenarios of a ‘United States of Europe’ or of a return to a ‘European customs union’ both seem unlikely. However, there are many options of a differentiated integration in between. In the first of a series of GIS reports, Prof Dr Michael Wohlgemuth analyses Europe’s options and scenarios for rebuilding the EU.

EUROPE is at a crossroads - a standard phrase since the beginning of post-war European integration - but today the predicament is real.

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Dr. Michael Wohlgemuth
Today, the EU is aiming more and more for a core-European concept with the eurozone half-willing, half-forced to integrate much further. Eurozone outsiders such as the UK and the Czech Republic have opted out of the fiscal compact preventing a balanced budget rule to be enshrined in European law
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  • Report is targeted to the decision makers in cross country manufacturing – suppliers, manufacturers, logistics.
  • Also considered useful for the administrative university facilities, to better understand the possibe effects of current decisions.
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