Nicolas Lux, M.A.

Nicolas Lux, M.A.

SWP Brussels
Programme Manager


since 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):

Nicolas Lux

Foreign Policy Think Tanks in Times of Crisis

How Do They See Themselves and Their Relevance? Contributions to the Debate since 2017

SWP Journal Review 2021/JR 01, March 2021, 7 Pages


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

Dumitru Minzarari
The Russian Military Escalation around Ukraine’s Donbas

Risks and Scenarios for a Revised EU Policy

Franziska Smolnik, Mikheil Sarjveladze, Giorgi Tadumadze
Deadlock in Georgia

Political Crisis and Regional Changes Need an EU Response

SWP Research Papers

Daniel Voelsen
Internet from Space

How New Satellite Connections Could Affect Global Internet Governance

Sinem Adar, Günter Seufert
Turkey’s Presidential System after Two and a Half Years

An Overview of Institutions and Politics