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Yann-Sven Rittelmeyer
Yann-Sven Rittelmeyer
Policy Analyst
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Yann-Sven Rittelmeyer is a Policy Analyst in the EPC’s European Politics and Institutions Programme.

From 2011 to 2014, he has been a Research Fellow in the Study Committee for Franco-German Relations (Cerfa) at the French Institute of International Relations (Ifri) in Paris, France. In addition, he has gained professional experience by working in European or French public organizations (European Commission, European Parliament, French Embassy in Berlin).

He received a PhD in political science from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) for a dissertation on the institutionalization of the European Council. He also holds a Master's degree in European studies from this university as well as a graduate certificate in research formation from the Institute of European Studies (ULB). He also graduated from Sciences Po Strasbourg and has spent one academic year at the Freie Universität Berlin.

He has published several books (The European Council and European Governance. The commanding heights of the EU, Routledge, 2013, co-edited with François Foret; Despre Parlamentul European, democratizare şi democraţie, Iasi, Editura Institutul European, 2011, written with Nathalie Brack, Ramona Coman and Cristina Stanculescu; Les Sommets restreints et l’Union européenne, L’Harmattan, 2006) and articles as well in academic reviews as for journals with a broader readership. He regularly writes articles covering European as well as French-German issues.

He is currently an Associate Researcher at the Centre for the Study of Politics (CEVIPOL) of the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB).

Internal Responsibilities

Coordination or support for several projects within the European Politics and Institutions Programme.

Area of expertise

Franco-German Relations, European Governance, European Council, Rotating presidencies, European Elections, Franco-German and European institutional and political issues.

Languages

English, French, German

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Media appearances

EUObserver
21 November 2017
EU 'cannot afford' lengthy German deadlock

La Croix (France)
21 November 2017
Europe, 'Il n’y a pas d’autre choix que le couple franco-allemand'

La Tercera (Chile)
10 October 2017
La estrategia de Macron para tomar el liderazgo de la Unión Europea

Stol (Italy)
27 September 2017
Überwiegend positive Reaktionen auf Macrons Europa-Rede

El Confidencial (Spain)
26 September 2017
Alemania se adentra en terreno desconocido: ¿habrá renacimiento europeo?

Schwäbische Zeitung (Germany)
25 September 2017
Europa hofft auf schnelle Regierungsbildung

EUObserver
23 September 2017
Merkel-Macron: An EU motor in the making

Inform (Kazachstan)
21 September 2017
Выборы в Германии: Меркель 4.0?

Estonian Public Broadcasting
10 September 2017
“Macron esitab peagi ettepanekud Euroopa Liidu reformimiseks”

CGTN (China)
6 September 2017
Merkel seeks fourth term as chancellor

Les Echos (France)
2 August 2017
Réconcilier les Français avec l’Europe : un défi pour Macron

Le JDD (France)
13 July 2017
Macron et Merkel pourraient s'accorder sur un budget de la zone euro

Franceinfo TV (France)
8 July 2017
La faute à l’Europe?

Radio Canada
25 June 2017
L’intégration européenne de l’Allemagne

El Universal (Mexico)
4 June 2017
Angela Merkal y la doctrina de la cerveza

Deutschlandfunk (Germany)
25 May 2017
Aussichten auf eine Reform der Europäische Union

Franceinfo TV (France)
13 May 2017
La faute à l'Europe?

Information (Denmark)
9 May 2017
Macron-sejr kan vende op og ned på europæiske alliancer

Polskie Radio (Poland)
9 May 2017
Ekspert: wróci francusko-niemiecki silnik, Macron upomni się o wartości UE

La Razon (Spain)
9 May 2017
Euforia en Bruselas por una victoria que evita el desastre

Yomiuri Shibun (Japan)
8 May 2017
The French elections

La Vanguardia (Spain)
8 May 2017
Europa confía en que Macron ayude a pasar página y revitalizar la Unión

Nyheder TV (Denmark)
7 May 2017
Favoritten Macron kan gå hen og skuffe som præsident

Le Vif (Belgium)
5 May 2017
L'UE 'croise les doigts' pour l'europhile Macron

Altinget (Sweden)
4 May 2017
'Macron kan bli ett lyft för EU'

Azeri Today (Azerbaijan)
1 May 2017
'Победа Марин Ле Пен станет еще одним экзистенциальным кризисом для ЕС'

El Punt Avui (Spain)
28 April 2017
Via Europa

Gazeta Prawna (Poland)
24 April 2017
Ekspert: Wrogiem Macrona w drugiej turze wyborów jest frekwencja [WIDEO]

Wiener Zeitung (Austria)
23 April 2017
EU aufs Abstellgleis? Ein Urnengang als Weichenstellung für Europa

CGTN
22 April 2017
A Melenchon or Le Pen victory in France may tear EU apart

Reuters
21 April 2017
EU has no 'Plan B' if French voters deliver upset

Zpravy Aktualne (Czech Republic)
20 April 2017
Le Penová loví nové voliče mezi "ztracenými". Sbírá hlasy mladých, dělníků i úředníků

Djoefbladet (Denmark)
1 April 2017
Nu rammer fake news Europe

Brussels Times
29 March 2017
EU leaders celebrated anniversary of Treaty of Rome by signing optimistic declaration

El Universal (Mexico)
25 March 2017
Le EU cumple 60 años con un futuro incierto

CGTN English (China)
24 March 2017
Sixty years after the signing of EU-bedrock Treaty of Rome

Naftemporiki.gr (Greece)
24 March 2017
A multi-speed Europe? Yes, but what for?

Spravy Pravda (Slovakia)
12 March 2017
Nacvičila si v Bruseli únia budúcnosť?

Bloomberg (US)
10 March 2017
Polish Posturing in Brussels Risks Curbing Nation's EU Clout

Deutsche Welle (France)
9 March 2017
Donald Tusk, président malgré tout

Publico (Portugal)
9 March 2017
Tusk deve ser reconduzido sem o voto do seu próprio país

BBC international
9 March 2017
Para deter avanço do populismo, União Europeia promete mais segurança e gastos sociais

Hospodářské noviny (Czech Republic)
8 March 2017
Evropští populisté hledají před volbami společnou řeč

Slovak Press Agency (Slovakia)
19 January 2017
Pred evropskimi poslanci prihodnji teden nepredvidljive volitve predsednika parlamenta (ozadje)

Ritzau (Denmark)
18 January 2017
Ny formand for EU-Parlament splitter forsamlingen

Ritzau (Denmark)
16 January 2017
Formandsopgør i EU-Parlamentet kan medføre Tusks afgang

Slovak Press Agency (Slovakia)
15 January 2017
Pred evropskimi poslanci prihodnji teden nepredvidljive volitve predsednika parlamenta

Mainichi newspaper (Japan)
12 January 2017
Two main candidates for new EP President

Ritzau (Denmark)
11 January 2017
Gammel aftale skaber strid inden formandsvalg i EU

Rozhlas Radio (Czech Republic)
1 January 2017
Evropská unie slaví šedesátiny. Zastihly ji v existenční krizi

The Slovak Spectator (Slovakia)
19 September 2016
Presidency not all about Brexit so far

Voice of America (US)
15 September 2016
Ahead of Post-Brexit Summit, France and Germany Call for Unity

Le Matin (Switzerland)
15 September 2016
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