About the event

Dive into the European Union Week 2024, a vibrant celebration and exploration of the EU's soul and opportunities. From 19 April to 3 May, immerse yourself in insightful discussions, engaging seminars, and valuable networking opportunities, designed to deepen your understanding of the European Union and its significance in today's world. Join our community in this enriching experience, building bridges to knowledge and seizing the vast array of opportunities offered by the EU. 

Organising Schools

From its inception with TUM School of Management and HEC Paris, to its expansion with Kozminski University and our business school, witness a collaborative effort to promote international cooperation and interculturality. This year, we proudly welcome Vlerick Business School, Bucharest Business School, Rotterdam School of Management - Erasmus University, and Estonian Business School to our growing community of promoters. 

SoM highlights of EU Week 2024

Each Partner School runs several online events, all free of charge and accessible to any interested participant. Find out the details of the sessions led by our School of Management and register now to secure your place.

  • 19 APRIL | 6.00 – 7.00 PM (CEST)
    Nicola MontiChief Executive Officer of Edison
    “Energy Transition and the Impact on Business Strategies” 

    Event in Italian; Online 


  • 23 APRIL | 5.00 – 6.00 PM (CEST)  
    Claudia CollaHead of the European Commission's Regional Office in Milan
    “The European Union: internal and external dimensions”
    Event in English; Online or in person

  • 3 MAY | 5.00 – 6.00 PM (CEST)  
    Matteo Villa, Senior Researcher of ISPI
    "Europe vs US in election year: what will happen?”
    Event in English; Online

Would you like to know more about the event in general and the events organised by the other schools? Explore the agenda below:


  • 12.30 – 1.30 PM CEST 
    Business Leaders in Future EU Corporates 
    Organised by TUM School of Management

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

    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.

    Event language: English

     (passcode: 449349)


  • 1.00 – 1.45 PM CEST 
    Scaleups in Europe
    Organised by Vlerick Business School

    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

      (in case the link doesn't work, please use the Zoom meeting ID: 871 9772 7569 and passcode: 611448)



  • 2.00 – 3.30 PM CEST 
    New Energy for the New World
    Organised by Koźmiński University

    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



  • 3.30 – 5.00 PM CEST 
    Macro-economic Challenges and Policies: The Case of the EU
    Organised by Vlerick Business School

    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.

    (in case the link doesn't work, please use the Zoom meeting ID: 871 0976 2494 with passcode: 203724)



  • 5.00 PM CEST @Virgil Madgearu room, Bucharest University of Economic Studies and 
    Bucharest Stock Exchange - Financing the Romanian Economy
    Organised by Bucharest University of Economic Studies  

    Radu Hanga
    , President of Bucharest Stock Exchange.

    (in case the link doesn't work, please use the Zoom meeting ID: 881 1893 3309 and passcode: 542775)



  • 1.30 – 5.00 PM CET @Erasmus Pavilion (EUR Woudestein Campus), Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and  
    Panel on Geopolitics and Business in the EU,including a Q & A
    Organised by Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

    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.

    The event will consist of a keynote (30 minutes), a panel debate (90 minutes), and the opportunity to network (60 minutes).

    Event language: English





 17 JUNE


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