EU institutions and political system, european political parties and democratic legitimation of the EU, post-Brexit relations between the EU and the United KingdomProjects
Since 2010 at SWP, since 2020 Head of EU/Europe Research Division, 2016–2020 Deputy Head
Since 2013 Organiser of the British-German Outlook Group, a yearly exchange between the SWP, Chatham House, the Federal Foreign Office and the FCO
2012–2015 Lecturer at Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt Oder and since 2016 Lecturer in the Postgraduate Master of European Studies, FU/TU Berlin
2012–2014 Research associate in the project EU security agencies, Fritz-Thyssen-Stiftung scholarship
2011–2012 Researcher at the Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt Oder
2008–2009 Research Associate at the Bundeswehr Institute of Social Sciences within the research division Multinationality/European Armed Forces
More responsibility requires more democratic legitimacy
How the United Kingdom wants to position itself as a reliable partner in a competitive global order
Legal and political options for extending qualified majority voting
Four lessons for a European Union again requiring a new balance between deepening and widening
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.
Narratives and Priorities for Europe after Russia’s Attack on Ukraine
Five Pathways to a More Democratic Europe
The CEPS-SWP High-Level Group on Bolstering EU Democracy produced a report launched on 19 October, with a short presentation by the group’s chair Kalypso Nicolaidis (EUI) and Nicolai von Ondarza (SWP), followed by a discussion with Colin Scicluna, Head of Cabinet of Vice-President Dubravka Šuica, moderated by Sophia Russack, Researcher, CEPS.
Ukraine’s potential accession and EU institutional reform