studied politics, history and economics. She has worked with various European think tanks. In 2013, she founded the European Democracy Lab. The central idea of the Lab is to constitute Europa as Republic, based on the principle of political equality for all European citizens. Ulrike Guérot is further Head of the Department of European Policy and the Study of Democracy at Danube University Austria. Her latest book is »Why Europa needs to become a Republic. A political utopia«.