Dr. Tobias Etzold

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

Refugee Policy in Northern Europe

Nordic Countries Grow Closer but Differences Remain

SWP Comments 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 Comments 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 Comments 2015/C 44, September 2015, 4 Pages
Tobias Etzold, Paweł Tokarski

New Centre-Right Government in Finland

Economic and European Challenges and Perspectives

SWP Comments 2015/C 35, June 2015, 4 Pages
Tobias Etzold, Christian Opitz

Between Military Non-Alignment and Integration

Finland and Sweden in Search of a New Security Strategy

SWP Comments 2015/C 25, April 2015, 4 Pages

External Publications (selection):

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
Tobias Etzold, Stefan Gänzle

Creating a Coherent Framework for Baltic Sea Co-operation

in: Bernd Henningsen / Tobias Etzold (eds.) Political State of the Region Report 2012: Dilemmas and Coherence in the Baltic Sea Region, Baltic Development Forum, Copenhagen, June 2012, pp. 54-63
Tobias Etzold

A country on the brink of a region? Germany’s Baltic Sea policies

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (ed.): International Reports, Berlin, 16.05.2012
Tobias Etzold, Hiski Haukala

Is there a Nordic Russia Policy?

Swedish, Finnish and Danish Relations with Russia in the context of the European Union

in: Journal of Contemporary European Studies, Volume 19, Issue 2, July 2011, pp. 249-260

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