European Public Policy Conference 2016

If you are interested in the EU policy, its time to apply for the European Public Policy Conference 2016 (EPPC), to be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, from April 15 to 17. This is an annual conference held for students and practitioners of public policy. Deadline to submit your papers is February 14. 

The European Public Policy Conference is a student-led conference that has taken place annually in various cities throughout Europe. It presents a unique platform for policy students, researchers and experts from the field to engage in discussions about key contemporary challenges facing Europe.

The event is organized by students from the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. The theme of this year’s conference is Take the next exit? EU policy directions between integration and fragmentation. EPPC 2016 aims to promote and share innovative policy directions for European affairs. Topics of interest include:

  • Social Europe

  • Fiscal Europe

  • Decision-Making Europe

Organisers are looking for: workshops leaders or groups of leaders (the role is open for individuals or groups wishing to conduct a workshop.) and paper presenters (the role is open for everyone wishing to make a short presentation of his or her ideas).

Main criteria:

  • The paper should have maximum 2,000 words.

  • Papers should relate to one of the three subtopics, ideally exploring one of

    the questions posed in the position paper.

  • All papers should be written in English and have a consistent reference style.

  • Papers can be written either as research papers or in a policy memo format.

    Further requirements

  • Contributions can be submitted individually or in groups of up to three.

Deadline for submission is February 14. All applicants will get a notification of acceptance on February 29.

However, applicants whose papers were not accepted are still encouraged to attend the conference. The registration scheduled to start in the first half of February.

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