Corporate Bodies and Statutes of the Association

Our statute

The statute of the Southeast Europe Association can be found here.


The SOG board is the central decision-making body of the Southeast Europe Association. It is elected every two years by the General Assembly. President of the SOG since 2020 is Manuel Sarrazin, Special Representative of the Federal Government for the Countries of the Western Balkans.

Members of the board.


The headquarter of the Southeast Europe Association is located in Munich. A team of five around the managing director Dr. Christian Hagemann and his deputy Viktoria Voglsinger-Palm form the operational headquarters and are your contacts for all matters of the SOG. We will be happy to help you if you are looking for expertise on Southeast Europe.

Munich office.

Academic advisory board

The Academic Advisory Board advises the other bodies of the SOG on scholarly matters. The Chair of the Advisory Board since 2018 is Dr. Jordanka Telbizova-Sack.

Members of the Academic Advisory Board.


Our branches at important university locations enable networking and organize lectures and events on current issues in Southeast Europe. Our branch directors are your local SOG contacts!

Branches and Branch Directors.

Young SOG

The Young SOG is an association of young members of the South East Europe Association. It represents the interests and concerns of young members and organises its own events and activities.

Young SOG