This year the European Union Centres Network of New Zealand (EUCN) will be hosting a visit from Prof. Thomas Risse and Prof. Tanja Borzel , both from the Institute of Political Science at Freie Universitat Berlin, from the 28th March to the 9th of April 2011. Both Prof. Risse and Prof. Borzel are world renown experts on the European Union and will be delivering a series of lectures and round table seminars. They will spend the first part of their visit at the National Centre for the Research on Europe at the University of Canterbury where they will be working with Honours and Post-graduate students as part of a Jean Monnet Module Grant. The second part of their stay will see them visiting a number of EUCN Partners around the country. This visit to New Zealand has been made possible by the Jean Monnet Lifelong Learning Programme and the European Commission's EU Centres' programme.