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Save The Date: Castle Talks on CBC

Castle Talks on Cross-Border Cooperation
European crises and border regions
The Identity crisis of Europe: Euroscepticism in border regions
Jean Monnet Project
5-7 November 2017
>> Full Programm here <<
 Château de Pourtalès, 161, rue Mélanie, 67000 Strasbourg
 From Strasbourg Station
Tram line A or D to Place de l’Etoile, cross to the Quai du Général Koenig at Place du Maréchal de Lattre-de-Tassigny [...]

Save The Date: CCBS Seminar "Strengthening the Partnership Principle in Border Regions" 10.10.2018

The seminar’s programme is now available. Please click here to view.
Places will be limited, so if you would like to attend this event and contribute to the discussion please REGISTER HERE by 28th September 2018.
For further information please email m.mcclatchey@qub.ac.uk

Save The Date: European citizenship: A pie in the sky? 05.10-2018

ITEM Maastricht Symposium : European citizenship: A pie in the sky?
Looking back on 25 years of experiences and challenges ahead
Symposium in honour of Prof. Dr. Hans-Ulrich Jessurun d’Oliveira at the occasion of his 85th birthday
Date: Friday 5 October 2018
Venue: hotel Vaeshartelt (Weert 9, Maastricht)
“Citizenship of the Union is hereby established. Every person holding the nationality [...]

Save The Date: Petits États, coopération et diplomatie 04/10/2018 Strasbourg


Save The Date: B/ORDERS IN MOTION – Current Challenges and Future Perspectives

Viadrina Center B/ORDERS IN MOTION is organizing an international conference “B/ORDERS IN MOTION – Current Challenges and Future Perspectives” in Frankfurt (Oder)-Słubice in November 2018
On November 15-17 the Viadrina Center B/ORDERS IN MOTION – who is a member of TEIN – is organizing an international conference entitled “B/ORDERS IN MOTION – Current Challenges and Future [...]

TEIN Platform Dialogue: Mitigation of difficult history

TEIN Platform Dialogue
Mitigation of difficult history – transfer of good practices to the Polish-Czech border
The final international study meeting, which was organized within the framework of ‘TEIN – platform for cross-border dialogue’, co-financed from Polish-Czech INTERREG V-A Program took place from 26th to 28th of February in the Polish-Czech Border region. Members of the Transfrontier [...]

ITEM joins the Transfrontier Euro-Institut Network!

ITEM & the members of the TEIN during the steering committee

TEIN is proud to announce that the Institute for Transnational and Euregional cross border cooperation / ITEM of the Maastricht University has joined the network!
The Director of ITEM, Prof. dr. Anouk Bollen signed the Charter of the network on Wednesday 21 March 2018 at the Euro-Institut in Kehl, where TEIN members gathered at the occasion of the [...]

Castle Talks on Cross Border Cooperation - Do borders help to foster intercultural undestanding?


On the 19th and 20th of March, the fourth Castle Talks on Cross Border Cooperation, a series of conferences organised as part of the Jean Monnet project on conflicts and cooperation in the border regions of the European Union, took place at the Château de Pourtalès in Strasbourg. Wishing to provide some answers to the [...]

Castle Talks on Cross-Border Cooperation 19.-20.03.2018


Eastern borders: Do borders help to foster intercultural understanding?
Jean Monnet Project 19-20 March 2018

Working Language:  English

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TEIN is proud to join and support the #CohesionAlliance!


What is the Alliance?
Currently worth one third of the EU budget, the EU’s cohesion policy reduces regional disparities, creates jobs, opens new business opportunities and addresses major global issues such as climate change and migration.
The #CohesionAlliance is a coalition of those who believe that EU cohesion policy must continue to be a pillar of the [...]

Mitigation of difficult history - good practices in the French-German region


The second international study meeting which was organized within the framework of ‘TEIN – platform for cross-border dialogue’ co-financed from Polish-Czech INTERREG V-A Program, and took place from 7th to 8th November in the French-German Border region, has brought its participants many interesting experiences.
During the first day representatives of institutions involved in the project (‘Olza’Association, [...]

Enhancing capacities of regions and cities for better cross-border cooperation


How to enhance capacities of regions, cities and other actors for better cross-border cooperation (CBC)? How to support cities and regions in their cross-border (CB) activities? How to overcome obstacles in the CBC?   – These were the core questions addressed in the EWRC workshop organized by TEIN (Transfrontier Euro-Institut Network) and its associated partners the [...]

Growth and cohesion in EU border regions


On 20 September 2017 the European Commission published its communication “Boosting growth and cohesion in EU border regions” to the Council and the European Parliament. This communication (accessible online at:
is the result of a process of reflection which has been developed since September 2015 by the European Commission in the framework of the Cross-Border Review
(http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/en/policy/cooperation/european-territorial/cross-border/review/) [...]

University of Ljubljana visits the Euro-Institut


University of Ljubljana visits the Euro-Institut
On 20 September 2017, Iztok Rakar, Professor of Sciences of Public Administration, Faculty of  Administration, at the University of Ljubljana, visited the Euro-Institut Kehl/Strasbourg and met with Anne Hofmann, Senior Project Manager, and Anne Thevenet, Deputy Director. This meeting took place within the framework of the TEIN with the aim [...]

RECERC Special Issue


La coopération transfrontalière en Europe : au-delà des cicatrices de l’Histoire
Cross-border Cooperation in Europe: Beyond the Scars of History
Link to the full publication
Link to RECERC Website
Article 1 : Jean Peyrony, La catastrophe de 1914/1918: un « sacrifice inutile ».  L’Etat-nation et ses frontières.
Article 2 : Birte Wassenberg, La frontière, objet d’intégration ou cicatrice de l’Histoire [...]