German foreign policy leadership: Publications

Policy Brief

The big engine that might: How France and Germany can build a geopolitical Europe

Jana Puglierin, Ulrike Esther Franke - 14 July, 2020

The EU Coalition Explorer survey reveals the importance of Germany and France within the EU, and the impact they can have when they cooperate with each other.

Policy Brief

The Young and the Restful: Why young Germans have no vision for Europe

Ulrike Esther Franke - 17 April, 2018

Polls and interviews conducted for the paper indicate that German millennials are surprisingly conservative and liable to status quo bias.

Germany votes: European dilemmas in the Federal Election

Almut Möller with case studies by Aslı Aydıntaşbaş, Sebastian Dullien & Kadri Liik - 30 May, 2017

In the federal election year, Germans are ready to give new European solutions a strong boost and take more risks

Leading from the centre: Germany’s role in Europe

Josef Janning, Almut Möller - 13 July, 2016

Berlin does not want to dominate Europe, but to exercise leadership via EU institutions - something that will be essential in a post-Brexit world.

Reframing Germany’s Russia policy - an opportunity for the EU

Stefan Meister - 24 April, 2014

Ukraine crisis shows Berlin’s Russia policy is out of date

The German election: What Europe expects - and what Germany will not do

Ulrike Guérot - 5 September, 2013

Germany will not provide clear leadership for Europe

A German model for Europe?

Sebastian Dullien - 1 July, 2013

Why the German model is not a blueprint for Europe

Reinventing Europe: Germany debates political union

Ulrike Guérot - 5 September, 2012

From our Reinvention of Europe series of National papers

How France and Germany can make Europe work

Ulrike Guérot, Thomas Klau - 16 May, 2012

Hollande and Merkel should launch an ambitious EU reform programme

The long shadow of ordoliberalism: Germany’s approach to the euro crisis

Sebastian Dullien, Ulrike Guérot - 22 February, 2012

The thinking behind Germany's unpopular approach to the crisis