05th May 2021
The former member of the executive board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Prof. Dr. Andreas Dombret, delivered a speech on the responsibilities of central banks and offered a positive outlook for the future.
The speech was followed by a great variety of questions from the audience, covering career advice, crypto currencies and many more areas.
15th April 2021
Dr Peter Tauber, former State Secretary to the Federal Minister of Defense and former member of the German Parliament, was welcomed at Frankfurt School in April.
He gave interesting insights on his past career in the Federal Parliament as well as on the German Army and his private life. Dr Tauber emphasized the importance of equal chances in a democracy while taking the risk of failing. It was a lively discussion with our online audience.
16th February 2021
Dr. Günther Bräunig, CEO of the KfW Bankengruppe, followed our invitation and joined us for an online-only event, providing interesting insights on the role of the KfW in the handling of the corona crisis.
He emphasized the importance of financial support in times of corona and gave a hopeful outlook concerning the economic recovery.
2nd May 2019
Dr. Cornelius Riese came to the Frankfurt School for a talk about the relation between the finance industry and politics.
Cornelius Riese has been a part of DZ Bank for over 10 years. Since 1 January 2019 he is the co-chairman of DZ Bank along with Uwe Fröhlich.
15th November 2017
Peer Steinbrück, former Minister-President of North Rhine-Westphalia, Federal Minister of Finance, chancellor candidate of the SPD in the 2013 federal election and senior advisor of the ING-DiBa gave a speech about the topic “Whatever It Takes’ effects of the low interest rate policy”.
20th April 2021
We have one quote from each of our great panelists to remember from this exciting event with the topic “The new era of Joe Biden”:
“We need the closest exchange and conversations between friends and allies“ – Ricklef Beutin | “I would support the European army under one condition: when I am the commander“ – Ben Hodges | “I hope that the pandemic demonstrates how important free trade and globalization is“ – Prof. Dr. Nils Stieglitz | “Biden has to be successful in the economy in order to calm the polarization in the country“ – Elmar Theveßen
26th February 2021
Gregor Amann (SPD), Bastian Bergerhoff (Die Grünen), Patrick Schenk (AfD), Michael Müller (Die Linke), and Stephanie Wüst (FDP) joined us on Campus to discuss pressing topics in Frankfurt.
The city parliaments will be formed based on the results of the local elections, which take place in every city or district in Hesse every five years.
6th May 2019
We were honoured to welcome Dr. Jens Weidmann, current president of the Bundesbank, for a talk at the Frankfurt School. The event started with a short introduction by Prof. Dr. Nils Stieglitz and was followed by a speech by Jens Weidmann.
Finally, the students got the chance to ask questions about the monetary policy and long-term challenges to the currency union.
29th April 2019
For the upcoming European Election at the end of May, we organized a panel discussion with representatives of all parliamentary groups. The discussion focused on the topics of education, digitalization and the prospective competitiveness of the European Union. Every panelist had the chance to introduce themselves and state their opinions. The event was followed by a heated discussion.
13th March 2018
Volker Bouffier, Minister-President of Hesse, former interior minister of Hesse, Federal Executive deputy of the CDU and trustees chairman of “Miteinander in Hessen”, hold a speech about the importance of the state parliaments and federalism.