Wouter Zweers

Research Fellow


  • Europe in the World
  • Europe and the EU


  • Europe

Wouter Zweers is a Research Fellow with Clingendael´s EU-research unit. His work mainly revolves around the external dimension of EU policy making, focussing on the Eastern dimension of the European Neighbourhood Policy, EU-Russia relations and EU relations with the Western Balkans. Wouter furthermore regularly writes about EU migration policies and intra-EU policy issues. He is motivated in his work by a firm belief in the power of sound policymaking to transform societies and enable them to prosper.

Wouter holds a BA in European Studies from the University of Amsterdam and a MA in International Public Management and Policy from the Erasmus University Rotterdam. Prior to becoming a Research Fellow at Clingendael, he worked as a Research Assistant for the institute.


My work



Russia & Eastern Europe Centre

The Eastern Partnership: Three dilemmas in a time of troubles

15 January 2021 - 09:00
Europe and the EU

The Netherlands as a champion of EU enlargement?

25 November 2020 - 12:00
Europe and the EU

EU enlargement package: Can one bad apple spoil the whole barrel?

21 October 2020 - 22:21
Europe in the World

Undermining EU enlargement

21 September 2020 - 16:28
Europe in the World

China and the EU in the Western Balkans

31 August 2020 - 11:43
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Europe and the EU

Closing the economic gap between the Western Balkans and the EU

13 October 2020 - 11:00
China Centre

China and the EU in the Western Balkans: A zero-sum game?

07 October 2020 - 14:00
Europe and the EU

The Zagreb Summit: a moment of decisions for EU Enlargement?

23 April 2020 - 16:00
Europe and the EU

The Integration of the Republic of Kosovo into the EU

04 November 2019 - 15:00
Europe and the EU

Rule of Law in the Western Balkans: Necessary steps ahead

17 October 2019 - 13:00
Europe and the EU

Prospects integration Bosnia & Herzegovina into the EU

27 June 2019 - 15:30
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