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This section presents the publications of researchers affiliated with the Center for German and European Studies.




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CGES Working Papers the main reviewed periodical edition of the Center for German and European studies covering theoretical and methodological issues as well as applications in the major CGES research areas.

We invite authors to submit papers on German and European studies or comparative studies of Russia and Germany, and/or Europe. We particularly welcome papers introducing and reflecting on novel approaches, perspectives and methods relevant to CGES major research areas.

Manuscripts are to be submitted via e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The main formal requirements for manuscripts are described here.

                                                  Online ISSN 1860-5680

                                                  Editors: Nikita Basov, Annette MehlhornVerena Molitor, Alexander PivovarovAndreas Vasilache,

                                                  Place of publication: St. Petersburg/Bielefeld


Annual Reports on the State of Civil Society in the EU and Russia   2019 report

The EU-Russia Civil Society Forum e.V. (CSF) is an independent network of thematically diverse NGOs, established as a bottom-up civic initiative. From 2016 onwards,  supported by the Centre for German and European Studies of SPbU, the CSF has issued an Annual Report on the State of Civil Society in the EU and Russia. Each year the CSF studies four EU countries and Russia, outlines the main trends and challenges for civil society organisations (CSOs) there, solutions to those challenges and legal and political conditions.

ISBN 978-3-947214-05-1

Editor:  Elena Belokurova


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European Politics and Society: Studies by Young Russian Scholars

These volumes contain papers by Russian PhD students presented at four annual Summer Schools for Postgraduate Students European Union Studies: Methodological Opportunities and Limits, taking place from 2007 till 2012. The Schools were organised and conducted by the Centre for German and European Studies at St. Petersburg State University in co-operation with the Russian Branch of the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation and Centre for European Studies at the European University at St. Petersburg. The presented articles are dedicated to different aspects of European politics and society, and can be of interest for everybody interested in these topics.

ISSN 978-5-94348-055-3

Editor:  Elena Belokurova