Rem Korteweg

Senior Research Fellow/Coordinator Clingendael Public Platform


  • Europe in the World
  • Europe and the EU
  • Trade and Globalisation


  • Europe

Rem Korteweg is Senior Research Fellow at the Clingendael Institute. He works on European external policy, with a specific focus on the intersection between foreign policy, trade and security issues.

Until April 2017 Rem Korteweg was a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform (CER) in London. His research focused on Europe's neighbourhood, the geopolitics of trade, EU energy security, Brexit, and relations with Asia. Before joining CER, Rem worked at The Hague Center for Strategic Studies (HCSS). In 2012, he had a posting at the Netherlands’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs as strategic policy advisor. In 2006-2007, he was a Fulbright scholar at the Johns Hopkins-SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations in Washington DC. Rem has a PhD in International Relations from Leiden University, a masters in the History of International Relations from Utrecht University and a bachelors in Social Sciences from University College Utrecht. He is a committee-member of the Netherlands' Advisory Council on International Affairs (AIV), which advises the Dutch government and parliament on foreign policy issues.

He is a regular contributor to various international media and has published in a variety of newspapers and academic journals. He is the author of “The superpower, the bridge-builder and the hesitant ally: How defence transformation divided NATO 1991-2008” (2011).

My work



Europe and the EU

Brexit: state of play

08 May 2018 - 13:11
Europe in the World

Energy as a tool of foreign policy of authoritarian states

27 April 2018 - 14:33
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Europe in the World

How can the EU and Russia improve European security?

04 July 2019 - 17:00
Europe and the EU

Masterclass Europa #1: Brexit en Handel

15 April 2019 - 19:30
Europe and the EU

Brexit: close to the finish line or a kick in the long grass?

22 March 2019 - 15:30
Europe and the EU

German and Dutch business after Brexit

05 March 2019 - 15:00
Europe and the EU

Future of Europe Breakfast on the EU and reform of the WTO

08 February 2019 - 08:30
Europe in the World

The Struggle for Ukraine

16 January 2019 - 13:30
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