Fall 2023 Issue: Toward a Wider and Deeper EU

View of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France June 12, 2023.
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View of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France June 12, 2023
IPQ 4/2023

The 13th issue of INTERNATIONALE POLITIK QUARTERLY focuses on EU enlargement and reform.


Henning Hoff

Toward a Wider and Deeper EU

The process of EU enlargement and reform is starting in earnest. The Europeans need to seize the opportunity to make the European Union fit for the 21st century.

What Europe Thinks ...

Luke Johnson

What Europe Thinks … About EU Enlargement

Overall, Europeans are in favor of a bigger European Union. However, there are huge differences when it comes to individual countries and whether or not it requires reforms.

Cover Section

Nathalie Tocci

The Enlargement and Reform Conundrum

The current security situation in Europe has brought enlargement back on the agenda. This should also provide the catalyst for EU reform.
Alexandre Adam

A Clarifying Moment

Before the question of how to enlarge the European Union comes the question: What kind of EU are we enlarging?

Berlin Cable


Carbon Critical

Brussels Briefing

Rebecca Christie

Rivals, Not Enemies

The European Union says it sees China as a partner, a competitor, and a systemic rival. Europe’s priority now should be ensuring that Beijing does not become an enemy.

The Wider View

Quarterly Concerns