Nicolas Lux, M.A.

Nicolas Lux, M.A.

SWP Brussels
Programme Manager


since August 2017: Programme Manager of SWP's Brussels Office

2015-2017: Programme Officer at SWP’s Brussels Office

2013/2014: Studies of Political Science at York University, Canada

2013: Researcher at the project »Politico-Administrative Elite 2013« at Ruhr-Universität Bochum

2012-2015: M.A. Politics and Public Administration, Universität Konstanz

2010/2011: Studies of Political Science at Université Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne

2008-2012: B.A. Politics and Public Administration, Universität Konstanz

Areas of Expertise:

Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP), Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP), Elites and elite change, European Union, Nato

Administrative science, German and European political systems, politico-administrative elites (politicisation, rationales, personal backgrounds)

SWP Publications (selection):

Lena Strauß, Nicolas Lux

European Defence – Debates in and about Poland and France

Think Tank Publications 2017/2018

SWP Journal Review 2019/JR 01, February 2019, 7 Pages


External Publications (selection):

Falk Ebinger, Nicolas Lux, Christoph Kintzinger, Benjamin Garske

Die Deutsche Verwaltungselite der Regierungen Brandt bis Merkel II

Herkunft, Zusammensetzung und Politisierung der Führungskräfte in den Bundesministerien

dms – der moderne staat – Zeitschrift für Public Policy, Recht und Management, 11. Jg., Heft 2/2018, S. 1-23

SWP Comments

Fabian Burkhardt
Russia’s “Passportisation” of the Donbas

The Mass Naturalisation of Ukrainians Is More Than a Foreign Policy Tool

Andrea Frenzel, Nadine Godehardt
Improving Europe’s China Competence

On the Significance of China Competence for German and European Policy on China

SWP Research Papers

Muriel Asseburg
Reconstruction in Syria

Challenges and Policy Options for the EU and its Member States

Guido Steinberg
Regional Power United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi Is No Longer Saudi Arabia’s Junior Partner