(Daily) up-to-date, informative, compact.
In person - in the state capital Saarbrücken or at other places in the Greater Region - as well as digitally or hybrid. 

These are our offers for the public. Whether it's about European politics, geopolitical events, social changes or the future of the Greater Region - here you can find out more and talk to proven, renowned experts. We cooperate with important regional players in politics, business, science, civil society and education.
Visitors to our events come from all parts of society. Diversity of opinion and exciting discussions are on the agenda.


Public panel discussion during the Franco-German Week. Speakers from Germany, France and another European country are invited every year at the end of January to discuss current topics in the Franco-German and European context from an interdisciplinary perspective. Jointly organized with the Frankreichzentrum der Universität des Saarlandes, the ASKO Europa-Stiftung, the EUROPE DIRECT Center of the state capital Saarbrücken. In partnership with the Institut d'Études Françaises Saarbrücken, the Goethe-Institut Nancy and the Europa Union Saar.


Readings with well-known authors at various locations, jointly organised with europe direct Saarbrücken.


Annual symposium on development policy topics with reference to Latin America or Africa, involving relevant partnership initiatives and top-class expert speakers. A joint event of the Europäische Akademie Otzenhausen and the Netzwerk Entwicklungspolitik in Saarland e.V.

Lateinamerika-Forum 2023 (Latin America Symposium 2023)



Annual public panel discussion on current developments and challenges in EU-Russia relations. A joint event of the Europäische Akademie Otzenhausen and europe direct Saarbrücken in the ballroom of the St. Johann Town Hall in Saarbrücken.



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