MAY 23, 1998

The Center for German and European Studies at Brandeis University (CGES) was founded in 1997 with generous gifts from the German government and Brandeis University. The then German Chancellor, Helmut Kohl delivered the commencement address, received an honorary law degree from Brandeis in 1998 and also dedicated the Center for German and European Studies on May 23rd, 1998. 

Below are the videos of the speeches from the Dedication ceremony:-