The Centre International de Formation Européenne (CIFE) and the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) co-organized the EU- China Summer School 2019 titled: “China and Europe – Perspectives for the Future”.

The 28 students from Yunnan University, China, visited Egina.

The 28 students from Yunnan University attended lectures on EU-China relations, migration, economics, terrorism, governance and greek history. They also had the chance to visit Greek companies and historical monuments and archaeological sites, such as the Acropolis Museum, Delphi and Egina.

Some of the Lectures:

  • “The EU as a multipolar competitive system of governance”, Dr. Filippa Chatzistavrou, Research Fellow ELIAMEP, Adjunct Lecturer University of Athens
  • ‘The Migration Crisis: Challenges for Greece and the EU’, Mr. Kostas Vlachopoulos, Junior Research Fellow ELIAMEP
  • “The Economic Crisis, Greece and the EU”, Dr. Dimitris Katsikas, Research Fellow

    Dr. Dimitris Katsikas talks on the subject: “The Economic Crisis, Greece and the EU”

    and Head of Crisis Observatory ELIAMEP, Lecturer at the University of Athens

  • “EU – China relations”, Dr. Jens Bastian, Research Associate ELIAMEP
  • “The rise of terrorism and extremism”, Dr. Triantaffylos Karatrantos, Research Fellow ELIAMEP, Lecturer at the National Security School of Greece
  • “History of the Greek state” Thanos Veremis, Vice-President of the Board of Directors, ELIAMEP, Professor Emeritus, University of Athens
  • “China as a global player” Dr. George Tzogopoulos, Director of EU-China Programmes, CIFE
  • “European Defense and Security Dilemmas”, Dr. Thanos Dokos, Director-General, ELIAMEP


The Summer School will be completed on July 29.