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Seminar series

Münchner Seminare / Munich Seminars

The Munich Seminars are a joint initiative of CESifo and the Süddeutsche Zeitung, and are chaired by Clemens Fuest and by Marc Beise (Chief Editor, Economics, Süddeutsche Zeitung). External guests from universities and research institutions present policy papers on current topics. Reviews of the presentations are regularly published in the Süddeutsche Zeitung.


The Seminars usually begin at 6:00 p.m. in the CESifo Conference Centre, Ludwig-Erhard-Hall, Poschingerstr. 5, Munich.

Please note that prior registration is mandatory in order to gain acceptance into the conference room.

Winter Term 2016/2017

Date Lecturer Topic
24.10.2016 Dr. Hans-Wilhelm Schiffer, Executive Chair of the World Energy Council’s World Energy Resources Programme Jazz, Symphony, Blues – Three New Scenarios from the World Energy Council on Developments in Global Energy Supply through 2060
07.11.2016 CANCELLED: Manfred Weber, CSU Euro MP, Chairman of the Group of the European People’s Party and Deputy Chairman of the CSU The EU – Out of Crisis Mode and towards a Better Europe!
14.11.2016 Dr. Klaus Masuch, Principal Adviser at the Directorate-General for Economics of the European Central Bank (ECB) Institutions, debts and growth in Europe
28.11.2016 Dame Helen Wallace, Professor Emeritus at the Europe Institute, London School of Economics and former Vice President of the British Academy Europe at a Crossroads, but Can We Read the Signposts?
05.12.2016 Prof. Bernhard Kempen, Professor at the University of Cologne and Director of its Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law Is the European-Canadian free trade agreement CETA unconstitutional?
19.12.2016 Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Hans-Werner Sinn, Retired President at the Ifo Institute Der Schwarze Juni. Brexit, Flüchtlingswelle, Euro-Desaster – Wie die Neugründung Europas gelingt
30.01.2017 Bernhard Kowatsch, head of Innovation Accelerator at the United Nations World Food Programme Innovation for a world without hunger
06.02.2017 Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Mansky, Head of the specialist area of structural development and quality management in the healthcare sector at the Technical University of Berlin 21st century medicine in 19th/20th century structures - repercussions for costs and quality


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