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Founded in 2004, the Center for EUropean Studies (CEUS) was initiated by Professor Michael Frenkel, Chairholder of the Macroeconomics and International Economics Chair, and Professor Ralf Fendel, Chairholder of the Chair of Monetary Economics. The center was established with the goal of expanding academic activity within the field of European Integration.

WHU is a vibrant mix of students from around the world, with a variety of backgrounds and opinions, working alongside expert faculty. To offer an insight into just some of the numbers that make up WHU, here are some facts and figures:

Facts & Figures

~ 2,000 Students

200+ Exchange students

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200+ Partner schools worldwide

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6,700 Alumni worldwide

Our team

Get in touch with us – We look forward to hearing from you.
Professor Michael Frenkel
Professor Michael Frenkel
Director Center for EUropean Studies
Professor Ralf Fendel
Professor Ralf Fendel
Co-Director Center for EUropean Studies
Leoni Mendler
Leoni Mendler
Doctoral Candidate

18th CEUS Workshop

16 - 17 May 2024 | European Economics | WHU Campus Vallendar

We are pleased to announce that the Center for EUropean Studies (CEUS) is hosting the 18th CEUS Workshop on European Economic Integration on May 16 and 17, 2024. Each year, researchers present their research findings among participants from universities, politics, and industry. We are committed to creating a fertile environment for dedicated economists to share their work with an international audience and enrich the discussions with their in-depth knowledge.

Gallery of previous events – Discussing new economic ideas.

The Center for EUropean Studies is dedicated to uniting aspiring and expert economists from around the world to discuss new knowledge and research in a stimulating environment. These latest findings form the basis for economic education. Through annual workshops, we offer a platform for personal connections and foster the exchange of the latest economic ideas.