As a programme Director in the European Academy Berlin Dr. Weronika Priesmeyer-Tkocz plans and carries out seminars, information events and research projects. Her focus of interest lies in particular on transformation processes in Central and Eastern European countries, on the European Neighbourhood Policy/Eastern Partnership as well as on Good Governance and on German-Polish relations.
She studied International Relations at the University of Wroclaw in Poland and Political Sciences at the Freie Universität Berlin. There she also wrote her doctoral thesis on “Polen und die Europäisierung der Ukraine” (Poland and the Europeanisation of Ukraine).
Since 2008 she has lectured at the Institute for East European Studies in the Freie Universität Berlin focusing both on European integration inside and outside the European Union and on the EU’s policy towards the East.
Should we fear democracy?
"Although 'battle' suggests destruction, these were some of the most constructive debates I've taken part in. This was civilised conflict in the best sense of both words."
Julian Baggini, author, Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind, and The Ego Trick