European Union Week @ TUM School of Management

Demonstrating our commitment to Europe

The EU-Week is an annual event which takes place every year in April and May.

The European Union Week 2024

The European Union Week 2024 will take place in a hybrid format (in-person and online) from April 22nd - April 26th, 2024, with potential further events in the following week. Its goal is, as in earlier years, to celebrate the European Union and to inform our students and the wider public about it.

 

The European Union Week is again jointly organized with TUM Speakers SeriesHEC ParisHEC DébatsKoźmiński University and POLIMI School of Management.

 

This year, we are glad to welcome Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Estonian Business School, Vlerick Business School and Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University 
as new partners.

 

We are happy to announce the already fixed program items, which you can find in the section below. More events and details will be coming soon.

Program 2024

FRIDAY, APRIL 19TH

 

→ 6:00 – 7:00 PM CETonline

 

Energy Transition and the Impact on Business Strategies

 

Nicola Monti, Chief Executive Officer of Edison; please visit the link for more information. 

 

Event language: Italian

 

Organised by POLIMI School of Management

MONDAY, 22.04.2024

 

→ 1:00 - 1:45 PM CET, online

 

Scaleups in Europe

 

Prof. Dr. Veroniek Collewaert, Full Professor, Director of Masters Programmes and Director of the Centre for Excellence in Scale-Ups at Vlerick Business School, specialising in the relationships between entrepreneurs and investors.

 

Event language: English

If the link above doesn't work, please use the Zoom meeting ID: 871 9772 7569 and passcode: 611448 .

 

Organised by Vlerick Business School

TUESDAY, 23.04.2024

 

→ 12:30 - 1:30 PM CET @ room 2553, building 0505 at TUM main campus (Arcisstraße 21) and online (passcode: 449349)

 

Business Leaders in Future EU Corporates 

 

Regina Mehler, moderator, founder, influencer and author with a focus on Digitalisation, Society & Gender - Diversity, Modern Leadership and Female Empowerment

 

Dr. Hartwig Rüll, Senior Business Advisor with decades of experience in hi-tech, transforming businesses and winning business models and

 

Prof. Dr. Theresa Treffers, Professor at TUM with focus on quantitative-experimental research of topics like leadership, entrepreneurship & innovation, digital transformation, and artifical intelligence.

 

Event language: English

The presentations (10 mns each) will be followed by a panel discussion (30 mns) moderated by Lukas Beckenbauer, PhD Candidate at TUM and Media Scientist. 

 

 

Organised by TUM School of Management

 

 

→ 2:00 - 3:30 PM CET @ Leon Kozminsky Aula, building C at Koźmiński University and online

 

New Energy for the New World

 

Michał Kurtyka, former Minister of Climate and Environment in Poland and former President of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change; please visit the link for more information. 

 

Event language: English

 

Organised by Koźmiński University

 

 

→ 3:30 - 5:00 PM CET, online

 

Macro-economic Challenges and Policies: The Case of the EU

 

Prof. Dr. Filip Abraham, Full Professor, Partner and Vice Dean Strategic Focus at Vlerick Business School; his expertise lies in - among other topics - European integration and the functioning of European market. Please visit the link for more information. 

 

Event language: English

If the link above doesn't work, please use the Zoom meeting ID: 871 0976 2494 with passcode: 203724.

 

Organised by Vlerick Business School

 

 

 

→ 5:00 - 6:00 PM CET, live at POLIMI School of Management and online

 

The European Union: Internal and External Dimensions, including a Q & A

 

Claudia Colla, Representative of the European Commission for Northern Italy and Director of the Milan Office; she has worked for the European institutions for almost 20 years and is an expert in European policies, such as international trade, competition and the internal market.

 

Event language: English

 

Organised by POLIMI School of Management

WEDNESDAY, 24.04.2024

 

→ 5:00 pm CET @ Virgil Madgearu room, Bucharest University of Economic Studies and online

 

Bucharest Stock Exchange - Financing the Romanian Economy

 

Radu Hanga, President of Bucharest Stock Exchange

 

Event language: English

If the link above doesn't work, please use the Zoom meeting ID: 881 1893 3309 and passcode: 542775.

 

Organised by Bucharest University of Economic Studies  

THURSDAY, 25.04.2024

 

→ 1:30 - 5:00 PM CET @ Erasmus Pavilion (EUR Woudestein Campus), Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and online

 

Geopolitics and Business in the EU, including a Q & A

 

Jan Peter Balkenende (Keynote speaker and panellist), former Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Partner Corporate Responsibility at EY and Professor Emeritus Erasmus University

 

Jean-Pierre Kempeneers (Panellist), Chief Corporate Affairs, Sr. VP, Board member at Nexperia

 

Dr. Merieke Stevens (Panellist, Associate Professor of Operations and Technology Management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

 

Michel Kerres, Diplomatic Editor at NRC

 

Event language: English

The event will consist of a keynote (30 minutes), a panel debate (90 minutes), and the opportunity to network (60 minutes); further info via this link

 

Organised by Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

 

 

→ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM CET @ EBS Aula, Estonian Business School and online

 

Mind the Space: Is Europe Falling Behind in the New and Possibly Final Global Space Race?

 

Andreas Veispak, Head of Development and Innovation at Estonian Business School

 

Event language: English

This event will be followed by a reception. 

 

Organised by Estonian Business School

FRIDAY, 26.04.2024

 

→ 4:00 PM CET, online

 

Value Creation and the Future of Work across Geographies, including a Q & A

 

Cristian Vlad, Founder and CEO of Japan Creative Enterprise

 

Event language: English

If the link above doesn't work, please use the Zoom meeting ID: 827 1999 4614 and passcode: 102031.

 

Organised by Bucharest University of Economic Studies

FRIDAY, 03.05.2024

 

→ 5:00 - 6:00 PM CET, online

 

Europe vs US in Election Year: What will happen?

 

Matteo Villa, Senior Researcher at Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI)

 

Event language: English

 

Organised by POLIMI School of Management

MONDAY, 17.06.2024

 

→ 6:00 - 7:00 PM CET

 

Städtepartnerschaften in Europa

 

Prof. Corine Defrance (Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne)

 

Prof. Joachim Henkel (TUM)

 

Event language: German

Please find the detailed program here.

 

Organised by TUM School of Management

PREVIOUS EUROPEAN UNION WEEKS

"New Energy in the New World" event @ Kozminski University in 2024

"New Energy in the New World" was an event aiming at emphasizing the role of the European Union and its impact on the environment.

 

The main speaker at the meeting was Dr. Michał Kurtyka, former Minister of Climate and Environment and former President of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change.

 

The honorable guest was Prof. Joachim Henkel, Vice-Dean for Research at TUM School of Management. 

"New Energy in the New World" event Q&A session

The European Union Week 2023: May 8-12, 2023

The European Union Week 2023 took place from May 8 - May 12, 2023 in a hybrid format (in-person and online). As in earlier years, its goal was to celebrate the European Union and to inform our students and the wider public about it.

 

The European Union Week 2023 was jointly organized with TUM Speakers SeriesHEC ParisHEC DébatsKoźmiński University and our new partner POLIMI Graduate School of Management.

Leader of the EPP group in the European Parliament Manfred Weber

Mr. Weber was our 2023 keynote speaker at TUM and shared valuable insights on the future of Europe.

 

The European Union Week 2022: May 9-12, 2022

The European Union Week 2022 took place from May 9-12, 2022 in a hybrid format (in-person and online) and was organized by the TUM School of Management, together with the TUM Speakers SeriesHEC ParisHEC Débats and our new partner Akademia Leona Koźmińskiego (Kozminski University). At the kick-off event of the EU-Week Mariya Gabriel, EU Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, presented the priorities of the forthcoming European Innovation Agenda and the new European higher education strategy during a visit to TUM. The Commissioner emphasized the role of talents and deep-tech startups for the future of Europe. Please find the video of the whole speech below.

EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel

The European Union Week 2021: May 10-12, 2021

As part of the European Union Week 2021, the TUM School of Management, in cooperation with the HEC Paris and the student associations TUM Speakers Series and HEC Débats, organized a three-day conference, which took place for the very first time in an online format from May 10 – 12, 2021. Each of the conference days addressed a major topic of contemporary relevance for the European continent and aimed to inform students all over Europe about the state of the European Union, ultimately providing a perspective about the EU’s present and future.

We believe that grasping the unique historical dimensions of the EU is essential in order to secure our shared future. At the heart of the events lies our commitment to the continuation of a single, united Europe.

The European Union Week 2019: May 6-10
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The European Union Week 2018: May 14-17
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The European Union Week 2017: June 3-7
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