Dr. Tobias Etzold

Research Division: EU/Europe


phone:+49 30 88007-382

2005 - October 2010 Ph.D. Studies in Political Science, teaching and research assistance at Manchester Metropolitan University
2001 - 2005 Internships and research activities in the Secretariat of the Council of the Baltic Sea States, the European Centre for Minority Issues, the Schleswig Holstein Institute for Peace Research und Representation of the European Commission in Berlin

Areas of Expertise:

Baltic countries, Baltic region, Northern Europe, European Union, Groups / Regional international cooperation in Europe

Current focus: Research Centre Norden (RENOR) research project on German-Nordic relations and Nordic cooperation; EU policies of Nordic countries; European macro-regions

SWP Publications (selection):

Tobias Etzold

Participation as an Added Value of Macro-regions

The Potential for Developing Macro-regional Cooperation in Europe

SWP Comment 2018/C 06, January 2018, 4 Pages
Christian Opitz, Tobias Etzold

Seeking Renewed Relevance

Institutions of Nordic Cooperation in the Reform Process

SWP Comment 2018/C 03, January 2018, 8 Pages
Tobias Etzold

Refugee Policy in Northern Europe

Nordic Countries Grow Closer but Differences Remain

SWP Comment 2017/C 01, January 2017, 4 Pages
Tobias Etzold, Christian Opitz

Nordic Europe after the Brexit Vote

The Five Nordic Countries Are Reassessing Their Relations with the EU

SWP Comment 2016/C 42, September 2016, 4 Pages
Tobias Etzold, Stefan Steinicke

Regional Security and Cooperation in the Arctic and Baltic

Destabilisation Follows Ukraine Crisis

SWP Comment 2015/C 44, September 2015, 4 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Tobias Etzold

Structures and Modes of Regional Cooperation

in: Bernd Henningsen, Tobias Etzold and Krister Hanne (eds.), The Baltic Sea Region: A Comprehensive Guide – History, Politics, Culture and Economy of a European Role Model, Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag, 2017, pp. 169-203
Tobias Etzold, Hiski Haukkala, Kristi Raik

Northern Europe: Denmark, Sweden, Finland & New Northern Europe: Baltics

in: Amelia Hadfield, Ian Manner and Richard G. Whitman (eds.), Foreign Policies of EU Member States: Continuity and Europeanisation, Routledge, 2017, pp. 23-38
Tobias Etzold

The Case of the Nordic Councils

Mapping Multilateralism in Transition

International Peace Institute (IPI), New York, December 2013
Tobias Etzold, Peer Krumrey

A pragmatic German-Nordic partnership for a European path into sustainability

in: Norden återupptäcker Tyskland - nya perspektiv på gamla relationer/ The Nordic Countries rediscover Germany - new perspectives on old relations, Oslo: Skyline Forlag, 2013, pp. 188-198

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

Tobias Etzold, Janus Keck

Elections in Denmark: EU skepticism instead of gradual rapprochement

After its exceptionally good election results, The Danish People’s Party could draw Denmark further into the euro-skeptic camp, write Tobias Etzold and Janus Keck.

Point of View, July 2015