PDU Study: The rise of populist and extremist parties in the EU: The case of Hungary and Austria

This study explores the rise of right-wing political movements in Hungary and Austria and elaborates on the tools at Europe’s disposal to tackle these issues.

A New Citizenship? National and European Legal Identities from a Historical Perspective

This study explores the historical perspective of legal identities at the European and national levels, giving an overview of how ideas of European citizenship can be compared with multilayered identities of the past. 

European Election 2014: Parties, manifestos and candidates

This reader gives an overview over the two main contenders for the post of Commisison President and outlines the positions of the current parliamentary groups in the European Parliament ahead of the 2014 Parliamentary election.

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Germany’s Politics and the European Union

PDU’s first study analyzes the positions of Germany’s political parties towards the European Project. Despite a wide-spread commitment to the strengthening of the EU, no party argues for a fully integrated European federal state.