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Integrating Diversity in the European Union (InDivEU)

7 January 2019 - 31 December 2021

PI/s in Exeter: Professor Sandra Kröger

Research partners: Dr Marta Lorimer, Professor Richard Bellamy (UCL)

Sponsor(s): European Union

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Integrating Diversity in the European Union (InDivEU)

About the research

Project awarded to the European University Institute, Florence.

Total funding awarded 3.132.250,00 Euro

Integrating Diversity in the European Union (InDivEU) is a Horizon 2020 funded research project aimed at contributing concretely to the current debate on the ‘Future of Europe’ by assessing, developing and testing a range of models and scenarios for different levels of integration among EU member states.

InDivEU is coordinated by the Robert Schuman Centre at the European University Institute, has 14 partner institutions and runs from January 2019 to December 2021. The scientific coordinators are Brigid Laffan (Robert Schuman Centre) and Frank Schimmelfennig (ETH Zürich).

InDivEU’s research is organised around four interconnected blocks that add normative theory, law, political science, public policy and economics. At Exeter, we are analysing the philosophical foundations of legitimate differentiated integration (DI), as well as their empirical acceptability by political leaders.