Project Summary

An Academic Network

BRIDGE is a multi-disciplinary academic network investigating current European Union crises and assessing the European Union’s governance responses.

We are a three-year (2019-2022) Jean Monnet Network funded by the European Union’s Erasmus+ programme.

Our network comprises four partner universities: the Brexit Institute at Dublin City University (Ireland – coordinator), the Centre for European and Comparative Legal Studies (CECS) at the University of Copenhagen (Denmark), the Central European University (Hungary) and the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (Italy).

Our Research

We investigate interconnections between various crises the European Union is currently facing, namely the Brexit crisis, in relation to the €uro crisis, migration/Schengen crisis, the rule of law and populism crises.

Our purpose is to explore whether new forms of differentiated governance within the European Union could help overcome current challenges faced by Member States.

BRIDGE stands for Brexit Research and Interchange on Differentiated Governance in Europe.

Our Outputs

We facilitate a series of public events allowing scholars from across Europe to share their research with one another and engage in broader debate with key decision-makers and the general public.

We curate a blog and a podcast. We will also disseminate research findings through traditional academic publication channels such as books, articles or working papers.

Meet the Team

Principal Investigator
Federico Fabbrini (DCU Brexit Institute)

Team Leaders
Stefania Baroncelli (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano)
Helle Krunke (CECS, University of Copenhagen)
Renáta Uitz (Central European University)

Research Coordinator
Ian Cooper (DCU Brexit Institute)

Project Coordinator
Sarah Vallée (DCU Brexit Institute)

left to right: Federico Fabbrini, Renáta Uitz, Helle Krunke, Stefania Baroncelli, Sarah Vallée, Ian Cooper