Denkfabrik Europa 2030

Europe 2030 –What are our young generation´s visons for the next decade?


The “Denkfabrik Europa 2030” brought student together to discuss and develop their ideas and visions for Europe in 2030.

The event, jointly organized by ECONtribute, Deutsche Post DHL Group and “Denkraum Soziale Marktwirtschaft, took place on 13th May 2019 in Bonn.

Participants came up with mesmerizing projects and future visions on the European Union in 2030. How can we foster a European sense of identity? How can we ensure safety for our citizens and provide them with a good infrastructure? How can we improve our parliamentary system? Shall we aim for “a European Republic”? And what about the economy and social security?

Students presented their projects to an audience of 120 people and four judges: Professor Isabel Schnabel (Spokesperson ECONtribute), Cem Özdemir (Alliance ’90/The Greens), Dr. Thomas Ogilvie (CEO Corporate Incubations at Deutsche Post DHL Group) and Dr. Dirk Aßmann (Director General of GIZ, German Association for International Cooperation). The winning team´s project “Europaexpress” aims to improve Europe’s infrastructure by introducing a “European ministry of transportation”.

(From left to right:) Dr. Thomas Ogilvie, Dr. Dirk Aßmann, Cem Özdemir & Prof. Dr. Isabel Schnabel
© Jörn Wolter / Denkraum

Partner: ECONtribute, Deutsche Post DHL Group