Ambassador (ret.) Dr. Eckhard Lübkemeier

Ambassador (ret.) Dr. Eckhard Lübkemeier


Research Division: EU/Europe
Visiting Fellow

eckhard.luebkemeier(at)swp-berlin.org

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

Standing on Our Own Feet?

Opportunities and Risks of European Self-Defence

SWP Research Paper 2021/RP 01, February 2021, 37 Pages

doi:10.18449/2021RP01

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

doi:10.18449/2020C33

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 Comments

Paweł Tokarski, Alexander Wiedmann
The Corona Debt Conundrum in the Eurozone

Limits to Stabilisation by Monetary Policy and the Search for Alternatives


Raphael Bossong
The Next Steps for EU Counterterrorism Policy

Evolving Threats of Jihadism, Right-wing Extremism, and Transatlantic Cooperation


SWP Research Papers

Eckhard Lübkemeier
Standing on Our Own Feet?

Opportunities and Risks of European Self-Defence


Peter Becker
A European Economic Policy in the Making

Success with Modest Means