SWP Publications (selection):

Kai-Olaf Lang, Nicolai von Ondarza

Friends in Need

The Corona Pandemic Changes the Landscape of Groups and Coalitions in the EU

SWP Comment 2020/C 26, June 2020, 4 Pages


Aleksandra Gawlikowska-Fyk, Kai-Olaf Lang, Karsten Neuhoff, Ellen Scholl, Kirsten Westphal

Energy in the German-Polish Relationship

Acknowledging Controversies – Pursuing Shared Interests

SWP Comment 2017/C 04, February 2017, 8 Pages
Kai-Olaf Lang, Barbara Lippert

EU Options on Russia and the Eastern Partners

“Cooperative Confrontation” as the Guiding Principle beyond the Riga Summit

SWP Comment 2015/C 32, May 2015, 7 Pages
Kai-Olaf Lang, Barbara Lippert

The EU and Its Neighbours

A Second Chance to Marry Democratisation and Stability

SWP Comment 2012/C 02, January 2012, 4 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Kai-Olaf Lang

Can Brussels save democracy?: the lacking effectiveness of EU democracy policy towards member states

in: Weronika Priesmeyer-Tkocz (ed.), Common Values: discussing German and Polish perceptions of European Integration. Baden-Baden: Nomos, January 2017, pp.13-29
Kai-Olaf Lang

Germany, the European Union, and Their Gentle Force in the European Neighbourhood - A Comparison of Two Soft Power Engines

in: Toms Rostoks, Andris Spruds (eds.): The Different Faces of "Soft Power": The Baltic States and Eastern Neighborhood between Russia and the EU, Latvian Institute of International Affairs, Riga, 2015, pp. 30-62
Kai-Olaf Lang, Daniela Schwarzer

The Myth of German Hegemony

Why Berlin Can't Save Europe Alone

in: Foreign Affairs, 02.10.2012 (online)
Kai-Olaf Lang

Preserving the Alliance, Going European and Knotting Direct Ties

Poland's Euroatlanticism in Transition

in: Peter Schmidt (ed.) A Hybrid Relationship Transatlantic Security Cooperation beyond NATO Series: Internationale Sicherheit Vol. 7 (edited by Heinz Gärtner), Peter Lang Verlag, Frankfurt am Main 2008, pp. 221-234
Kai-Olaf Lang

Populism in "Old" and "New" Europe

Trends and Implications

in: Martin Bútora et al. (eds.) Democracy and Populism in Central Europe: The Visegrad Elections and Their Aftermath Bratislava 2007, pp. 125-140

Working Papers of the Research Division (selection):

Kai-Olaf Lang, Andreas Maurer, Eugene Whitlock

New Stimulus or Integration Backlash?

EU Enlargement and Transatlantic Relations

Working Paper FG 1, 2004/ 07, July 2004, 80 Pages

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

Kai-Olaf Lang

Guidelines for Effectively Protecting Democracy in the European Union

The EU responds with a blunt sword to dubious moves by member-states of the kind recently observed in Poland. Kai-Olaf Lang lays out some guidelines under which the blunt sword could become an effective instrument for protecting democracy.

Point of View, 18.01.2016

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