Languages: English, French, German
Areas of Expertise: European integration & reform, European Foreign and Security Policy, Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy (South), Germany in Europe, Britain in Europe.
Almut joined ECFR in October 2015 to head the Berlin office together with Josef Janning.
A well-known pundit and moderator, she has published widely on European affairs, foreign and security policy, and Germany's role in the EU, and is a frequent commentator in the international media. Almut started her career in the think tank world at the Centre for Applied Policy Research at LMU University in Munich (1999-2008) and then worked as an independent political analyst in London, focussing on EU-Middle East relations (2008-2010). Before joining ECFR she led the Europe programme at the German Council on Foreign Relations (2010-2015). Research fellowships have taken her to Renmin University of China in Beijing, the Al Ahram Center for Political and Security Studies in Cairo and the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) at Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C., where she continues to engage as a non-resident fellow. Almut is a member of the extended board of Women in International Security (WIIS.de) as well as a member of the 14th Advisory Board on the “Internal Leadership” concept ("Innere Führung") of the German Federal Ministry of Defence.
A high-resolution picture is available here (Copyright: Dirk Enters/ DGAP).
Almut Möller - 16 March 2016
The Chancellor remains committed to the deal, despite the headline-grabbing electoral performance of anti-immigration rivals
ECFR's director Mark Leonard speaks to Herman van Rompuy, former President of the European Council, Pierre Vimont, former ambassador and Senior Associate at Carnegie Europe, Almut Moeller, co-director of ECFR's Berlin office, and Janis Emmanouilidis, Director of Studies at the European Policy Centre, about the foreign policy dimensions of the refugee crisis.
Almut Möller - 08 February 2016
Berlin wants the UK in the EU, but migration demands remain tough
ECFR's director Mark Leonard speaks to diplomat Robert Cooper and ECFR policy fellows Susi Dennison, Almut Moeller, Kadri Liik, and Fredrik Wesslau, about ECFR's Foreign Policy Scorecard 2016, its results and future prospects.
You can find the publication here.
Piotr Buras, head of ECFR’s Warsaw office, Mark Leonard, Director of ECFR, Almut Moeller, head of ECFR’s Berlin office, and Susi Dennison, Co-Director of the European Power programme, discuss.
by Almut Möller with case studies by Aslı Aydıntaşbaş, Sebastian Dullien & Kadri Liik - 30th May, 2017
In the federal election year, Germans are ready to give new European solutions a strong boost and take more risks
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard talks with the director of ECFR's offices in Paris, Manuel Lafont Rapnouil, and Berlin, Almut Möller, about President Macron’s newly appointed government, his proposals for the Eurozone and the EU and the future of the Franco-German relation.
The podcast was recorded on 17th May 2017 in Berlin.
Andre Wilkens, Der diskrete Charme der Bürokratie: Gute Nachrichten aus Europa
Antoine Garapon & Michel Rosenfeld, Démocraties sous stress - Les défis du terrorisme global
L'imaginaire historique d'Emmanuel Macron, a France Culture podcast available here.
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard speaks with ECFR's senior fellows, Asli Aydintasbas and Almut Moeller on the German-Turkish diplomatic spat, the forthcoming polls and the bigger picture of EU-Turkey relations.
The podcast was recorded on 9 March 2017.
Atul Gawande, Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End
Jan Morris, Trieste and the Meaning of Nowhere
Ivan Krastev, After Europe
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard speaks with journalist and Angela Merkel's official biographer Stefan Kornelius and ECFR fellows Almut Möller and Josef Janning about Merkel's candidacy for her fourth term as German Chancellor. The podcast was recorded on 23 November 2016.
Angela Merkel - The Chancellor and her World by Stefan Kornelius
The Passage to Europe by Luuk van Middelaar
Terror overseas: understanding China’s evolving counter-terror strategy by Mathieu Duchâtel
New World Disorder - Old problems - Realist answers by Carlo Masala
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard speaks with Almut Möller, head of ECFR’s Berlin office, and François Godement, director of the Asia and China programme, about the recent blocking of the trade deal between Canada and the EU by the Belgian Walloons, and what this means for Europe’s governability.
Dies sind die Namen by Tommy Wieringa
The Shipwrecked Mind: On Political Reaction by Mark Lilla
Why less Europe is no Europe - comparing the fates of CETA and MES by Francois Godement
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard speaks with heads of office Almut Möller and Manuel Lafont Rapnouil about political debates in France and Germany. What directions are the two countries heading as they approach next year's elections? The podcast was recorded on 7 September 2016.
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard speaks with Piotr Buras, Head of the ECFR office in Warsaw, and Almut Möller, co-Head of the ECFR Berlin office, about what the main concerns for policymakers in Poland and Germany are. The podcast was recorded in Warsaw on 3 June 2016 and in London/Berlin on 9 June 2016.
Die zerrissenen Jahre by Philipp Blom
Day in Day out by Terézia Mora
The Inventory by Gila Lustiger
Séminaire du 2 juin à la représentation de la Commission européenne en France
Panel 2: Perspectives comparées sur les priorités de politique étrangère et de sécurité
- Dr. Alexandra de Hoop Scheffer, Directrice du GMF Paris Office et Senior Transatlantic Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States
- Almut Möller, Directrice de l'ECFR Berlin et Senior Policy Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations
- Modérateur : Manuel Lafont Rapnouil, Directeur de l'ECFR Paris et Senior Policy Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations
Conférence du mercredi 1 juin sur la crise des réfugiés et l'accord UE-Turquie avec:
- Gerald Knaus, Président de European Stability Initiative (ESI);
- Almut Möller, directrice de l'ECFR Berlin;
- Thibaut Jaulin, spécialiste des migrations internationales, enseignant, Sciences Po;