Dr. rer. pol. Daniela Schwarzer

Dr. rer. pol. Daniela Schwarzer

Non-Resident Senior Fellow


Since November 2016 Director of the DGAP’s (German Council on Foreign Relations) Research Institute

Since 2014 Director of the Europe Program at the German Marshall Fund of the United States, Berlin

Since 2014 Senior Research Professor at the Department for European and Eurasian Studies, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC / Bologna

September 2012 to August 2013 Fritz Thyssen Fellow at the Weatherhead Center of the University of Harvard

since 2011 Lecturer at the Hertie School of Governance, Berlin

2011/2012 Scientific Advisor, Centre d'Analyse Stratégique du Premier Minister, Paris

2010 - 2012 Lecturer with the Post-Graduate Master Programme "European Studies", Berlin

2010/11 Member of the external advisory team of the Polish EU-Presidency

2008 - 2014 Head of Division EU Integration, SWP

2007/2008 Member of the working group "Europe" of the Whitebook Commission on French Foreign and European Policy and Visiting Researcher at ifri, Paris

2006 Launch of Eurozone Watch

since 2003 Co-Founder and co-editor of the European Political Economy Review

1999 - 2004 Leader writer and France correspondent of the Financial Times Deutschland, Hamburg, Berlin, Paris

since 2001 guest lectureships at various Universities (Freie Universität Berlin, College of Europe Bruges, European University Viadrina, European Institute Macau)

2001 Visiting Researcher at the European University Institute, Florence

1996 - 1999 Head of the Information Department, Association for the Monetary Union of Europe, Paris

SWP Publications (selection):

Daniela Schwarzer

A New Approach in and for Greece

After the Recent Greek Elections, Effort Should Focus on Modernising Selected Economic Zones and Empowering local Entities

SWP Comment 2012/C 20, July 2012, 4 Pages
Sebastian Dullien, Daniela Schwarzer

Dealing with Debt Crises in the Eurozone

Evaluation and Limits of the European Stability Mechanism

SWP Research Paper 2011/RP 11, October 2011, 38 Pages
Kai-Olaf Lang, Daniela Schwarzer

Consolidating the Weimar Triangle

European Policy Functions of German-Polish-French Co-operation

SWP Comment 2011/C 30, October 2011, 8 Pages
Sebastian Dullien, Daniela Schwarzer

The Euro Zone Needs an External Stability Pact

SWP Comment 2009/C 09, July 2009, 8 Pages

Working Papers of the Research Division (selection):

Sebastian Dullien, Daniela Schwarzer

Policy options for Greece - an evaluation

Working Paper FG 1, 2010/Nr. 01, March 2010, 12 Pages
Sebastian Dullien, Daniela Schwarzer

Integrating the macro-economic dimension into the EU budget:

Reasons, instruments and the question of democratic legitimacy

EU-Consent , August 2007


Glienicker Group (Eds.)
Towards a Euro Union
October 2013
German version / Version française

Daniela Schwarzer, Guntram B. Wolff
Memo to Merkel: Post-election Germany and Europe
Bruegel Policy Brief, Issue 2013/05, 24.09.2013

Daniela Schwarzer
The EU’s incremental adjustments to the eurocrisis may not be enough to meet the coming challenges to its governance and democratic legitimacy
in: EUROPP – European Politics and Policy Blog, London School of Economics and Political Science, 01.07.2013

Daniela Schwarzer
Rising Challenges to Democratic Legitimacy in the Euro Area
in: The Transatlantic Academy, Washington, 06.05.2013 (online)

Daniela Schwarzer
Crisis and Reform in the Euro Area
in: Current History, March 2013, pp. 83-87

SWP Comments

Lars Brozus
(Not) Lost in Foresight

Structuring Futures Complexity in a Politically Meaningful Way

Kirsten Westphal
Nord Stream 2 – Germany’s Dilemma

SWP Research Papers

Daniel Voelsen
Internet from Space

How New Satellite Connections Could Affect Global Internet Governance

Sinem Adar, Günter Seufert
Turkey’s Presidential System after Two and a Half Years

An Overview of Institutions and Politics