Ambassador (ret.) Dr. Eckhard Lübkemeier

Ambassador (ret.) Dr. Eckhard Lübkemeier

Research Division: EU/Europe
Visiting Fellow


2014–2016 Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Arab Emirates

2011–2014 Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Republic of Ireland

2007–2011 Minister, German Embassy London

2006–2007 Visiting Fellow at Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik

2003–2006 Deputy Director-General, Department of European Affairs, Federal Chancellery

Areas of Expertise:

European Union; Crisis of the EU

SWP Publications (selection):

Eckhard Lübkemeier, Nicolai von Ondarza

A Corona Presidency in the Coronavirus Crisis?

The Dual Task of the German Presidency: Containing the Crisis and Giving a Lasting Impetus to European Solidarity and Autonomy

SWP Comment 2020/C 33, June 2020, 8 Pages


In the Media/ »Point of View« (selection):

Eckhard Lübkemeier

Brexit is a triumph of European solidarity – for now

Deeper integration and shared sovereignty needed to meet future challenges

in: The Irish Times, 05.12.2019

SWP Research Papers

Peter Becker
A European Economic Policy in the Making

Success with Modest Means

Oliver Geden, Felix Schenuit
Unconventional Mitigation

Carbon Dioxide Removal as a New Approach in EU Climate Policy