Following the expected election and inauguration of the new German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz on 8th of December, the new German "traffic light" coalition (SPD-The Greens-FDP) will be formed in the second week of December. What are the most important points in the coalition agreement voted for by the three parties in the areas of solving the socio-economic difficulties caused by the pandemic, migration policy, climate policy, minimum wage and tax policy? What was the balance of power in the allocation of ministries and what can we expect from the newly appointed ministers? How is the new German government perceived by society in during the fourth wave of the coronavirus pandemic?

The German-Hungarian Institute for European Cooperation kindly invites you to a round-table discussion to elaborate on these matters with

  • Prof. Dr Werner J. PATZELTProfessor emeritus at the Technical University of Dresdenand visiting fellow at MCC


  • Dr Bence BAUER LL.M.Director of the German-Hungarian Institute for European Cooperation at MCC

Venue: Mátyás Hunyadi Hall at Mathias Corvinus Collegium (3-7 Tas vezér utca, 1113 Budapest).

Participation in the event is subject to registration and is possible only with an immunity certificate.The event is open to the public and will be held in English.


You can also follow the event live at the Facebook page of the German-Hungarian Institute: