European Enlargement Policy and its implications for the political system and the policies of the European Union as well as Germany's approach to European Affairs
Since April 2009 Director of Research in the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP)
1992-2009 Deputy Director of the Institute for European Politics (IEP)
1997 Doctorate (Dr. phil.) from the University of Bonn
1981-1987 Political Science, Modern History, Eastern European History and Slavonic Studies at the University of Bonn and the Free University Berlin
The European Political Community’s inaugural summit in Prague creates a new format for open and equal high-level discussion of issues affecting all of Europe. As Barbara Lippert explains, its success will depend on the EU.
Accession Negotiations, Association and New Formats Should Be Coordinated
The European Council has granted Ukraine candidate status. Despite political momentum, the road into the EU will be long and arduous. What challenges do the EU and Ukraine face in preparing for accession and eventual admission? This 360 Degrees was coordinated by Nicolai von Ondarza.
A Security Policy Flanking, Not a Revision of EU Enlargement Policy, Is Advisable
Contribution to a Research Paper 2021/RP 10, 13.12.2021, 125 Pages, pp. 13–16
Growth, differentiation and dynamics of EU-enlargement policy