Barbara Lippert

Barbara Lippert is Director of Research in the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) since 2009 and has been Deputy Director of the Institute for European Politics (IEP) from 1992 until 2009. She finished her doctorate in 1997 at the University of Bonn and studied political sciences, modern history, Eastern European history and Slavic philology in Bonn and at the Free University of Berlin. Her areas of expertise are: EU enlargement policyEuropean Neighbourhood Policy (ENP), the political system of the European Unionprinciples of European integration