Minna Ålander, M.A.

Minna Ålander, M.A.


Research Division: EU/Europe
Research Assistant

minna.alander(at)swp-berlin.org

phone:+49 30 88007-446

Since 06/2019 Research Assistant, Research Division EU/Europe

2016-2019 M.A. International Relations, Free University of Berlin / Humboldt University of Berlin / University of Potsdam

2017-2018 student assistant in the EU Horizon 2020 research project »EU-STRAT: The EU and Eastern Partnership Countries. An Inside-Out Analysis and Strategic Assessment«

2012-2016 B.A. Political Science and History, University of Bonn

2013-2014 student assistant in the Department of Events and Conferences, Federal Agency for Civic Education (bpb)


External Publications (selection):

Minna Ålander, Nicolai von Ondarza, Sophia Russack

Executive Summary: What do member states expect from the German Council presidency?

in: Sophia Russack, Minna Ålander (eds.): Member states’ expectations towards the German Council Presidency, EPIN Report 1 July 2020, Brussels: CEPS, pp. 1-5.
Nicolai von Ondarza, Minna Ålander

Germany and EU fiscal solidarity: renewed calls for Eurobonds but a reluctant government

in: Sophia Russack (ed.): EU crisis response in tackling Covid-19. Views from the member states, EPIN Report 20 April 2020, Brussels: CEPS, pp. 8-9.
Nicolai von Ondarza, Minna Ålander

The European Citizens' Initiative and its reform: Truly unique or the same old story?

in: Steven Blockmans, Sophia Russack (eds.): Deliberative Democracy in the EU: Countering Populism with Participation and Debate, Rowman & Littlefield International/ CEPS, London 2020, pp. 281–296.

Working Papers of the Research Division (selection):

Minna Ålander, Sophia Russack

Member states’ expectations towards the German Council Presidency

Working Paper Research Division EU/Europe 2020/ No. 01, July 2020, 26 Pages

doi:10.18449/2020WP07

SWP Comments

Peter Becker
The EU Budget As an Opportunity in the Crisis

The EU Commission Proposal for a New Financial Framework and a Reconstruction Fund


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 Research Papers

Oliver Geden, Felix Schenuit
Unconventional Mitigation

Carbon Dioxide Removal as a New Approach in EU Climate Policy


Evita Schmieg
Connections between Trade Policy and Migration

A Sphere of Action for the EU