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

Janis Kluge, Michael Paul
Russia’s Arctic Strategy through 2035

Grand Plans and Pragmatic Constraints

Moritz Rudolf
The Hong Kong National Security Law

A Harbinger of China’s Emerging International Legal Discourse Power

SWP Research Papers