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

Yoram Peri
The Widening Military–political Gap in Israel

Former Chiefs of Staff Fight for Principles of Statism

Sinem Adar
Repatriation to Turkey’s “Safe Zone” in Northeast Syria

Ankara’s Goals and European Concerns

SWP Research Papers

Bettina Rudloff
A Stable Countryside for a Stable Country?

The Effects of a DCFTA with the EU on Tunisian Agriculture

Claudia Zilla
Evangelicals and Politics in Brazil

The Relevance of Religious Change in Latin America