Birte WASSENBERG

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Course offered: La cooperation transfrontalière en Europe: participer au système de gouvernance multi-niveau de l’UE

Birte Wassenberg is Professor in Contemporary History at the Institute for Political Studies (IEP) of the University of Strasbourg and member of the Research Institute for History Raymond Poidevin at the UMR Dynamiques européennes. She holds a Jean Monnet Chair and is director of the Master in International Relations. From 1993 to 2006 she was responsible for cross-border cooperation at the Région Alsace. She teaches on International Relations, Border studies, regionalism, the history of European Integration and Franco-German Relations. She is also a former student from the College of Europe, promotion Charles IV, (1992-1993).

Research fields: border regions, Euro-scepticism and the history of European organizations, especially the Council of Europe.

Recent publications:

  • Histoire du Conseil de l’Europe (1949-2009), Peter Lang, Bruxelles, 2012 ;
  • Vivre et penser la coopération transfrontalière (Volume 6) : Vers une cohésion territoriale ?, Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart, 2014 (with Joachim Beck) : L’approche pluridisciplinaire de la coopération transfrontalière. Les jalons pour un travail de recherche pluridisciplinaire, Cahier FARE n°5, 2015.