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Twenty-nine teams of undergraduate students from U.S. universities have competed in the 2020 edition of the Schuman Challenge that took place on October 28-30, 2020.

The theme of the 2020 edition was: "How should the EU and the U.S respond to China’s alternative models of governance? Address a specific example or case study."

The George Washington University won the contest, with the University of Michigan (Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy) and the University of Berkeley ranking second and third respectively. You can watch the final round here(link is external).

Honorable mentions were made for runners-up: Georgetown University, University of Rochester, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Northern California Chapel Hill, Metropolitan State University of Denver, American University School of International Service, Howard University, Wheaton College, and California Polytechnic State University.

Participating teams this year originated from 16 U.S. states and the District of Columbia:

  • California Polytechnic State University (CA)
  • UC Berkeley (CA)
  • Pepperdine University (CA)
  • US Air Force Academy (CO)
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver (CO)
  • American University (DC) -- winner of the inaugural edition in 2017
  • Georgetown University (DC)
  • Howard University (DC)
  • The George Washington University (DC)
  • University of Florida (FA)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (IL)
  • Wheaton College (IL)
  • Harvard University (MA)
  • Tufts University (MA)
  • University of Michigan (MI)
  • The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan (MI)
  • University of North Carolina Chapel Hill (NC)
  • University of Rochester (NY)
  • West Chester University (PA)
  • University of Pittsburgh (PA)
  • Vanderbilt University (TN)
  • University of Texas San Antonio (TX)
  • James Madison University (VA)
  • Patrick Henry College (VA)
  • Norwich University (VT)
  • University of Vermont (VT)
  • University of Washington (WA)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)
  • West Virginia University (WV) -- winner of the 2018 edition

2020-10-28 00:00:00 2020-10-30 23:59:59 America/New_York Schuman Challenge European Union Delegation in the US: Schuman Challenge Goethe-Institut Washington, 1990 K Street NW, Suite 03, Washington, DC European Union Delegation in the US delegation-usa-info@eeas.europa.eu
October 28-30, 2020

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