Ronja Scheler, M.A.

Ronja Scheler, M.A.

Research Division: EU/Europe


phone:+49 30 88007-249

since 2017 Doctoral Fellow, Division EU/Europe

2017 Visiting Fellow, Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Jakarta

since 2016 Contributor, Dialogue on Europe - Thinking Lab on Migration, Das Progressive Zentrum

2016 Lecturer at Otto-Suhr-Institut, Free University of Berlin

2013 Project Assistant „Structured Methods of short- and medium-term policy planning“, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin

2012-2016 Research Assistant, Division EU External Relations (later EU/Europe)

2012 Project Assistant and Project Researcher, Alfred Herrhausen Society, Berlin

2010 - 2011 M.A. in International Studies, University of Sheffield

2007 - 2010 B.A. in European Studies, Modern and Contemporary History and Law, University of Osnabrück

SWP Publications (selection):

External Publications (selection):

Felix Heiduk, Ronja Scheler

Prospects for an invigorated EU-ASEAN partnership

IAPS Dialogue, Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies, University of Nottingham, 18.10.2017
Ronja Kempin, Ronja Scheler

The EU in the Sahel and the Horn of Africa

in: Laura Chappell, Jocelyn Mawdsley and Petar Petrov (eds.): The EU, Strategy and Security Policy. Regional and Strategic Challenges, Routledge, 2016, pp. 35-50
Ronja Kempin, Ronja Scheler, Stefan Steinicke

The European Union´s foreign policy in comparative perspective: the EU and the US in the Sahel

in: Ingo Peters (ed.): The European Union´s Foreign Policy in Comparative Perspective. Beyond the “actorness and power” debate, Routledge, 2016, pp. 187-206
Shada Islam, Ronja Kempin, Vivien Pertusot, Ronja Scheler

Challenges ahead for Global Europe

A panel debate jointly organised by Friends of Europe, the French Institute for International Relations (Ifri) and Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP)

Policy Paper, Brussels Think Tank Dialogue, January 2014

In the Media/ »Point of View« (selection):

Ronja Kempin, Ronja Scheler

The EU Must Focus on Root Causes of Migration

The European Union is planning to act against human traffickers in the Mediterranean. But the plight of refugees can only be relieved when the EU’s foreign policy engagement is strengthened, say Ronja Kempin and Ronja Scheler.

Point of View, April 2015

SWP Comments

Christian Opitz, Tobias Etzold
Seeking Renewed Relevance

Institutions of Nordic Cooperation in the Reform Process

Paweł Tokarski
Reforming the Eurozone without a “Grand Bargain”

New Instruments and Power-Sharing in Incomplete Monetary Union