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Julian Sommer

Julian Sommer

Policy Officer European Affairs

Tel: +32 251 30656 Julian Sommer
  • since 2023 in the Brussels office of the Institute of the German Economy
  • 2022 to 2023 Head of office of a Member of the State Parliament of Baden-Württemberg
  • 2020 - 2022 Trainee at the OECD, the State Representation of Baden-Württemberg to the EU and at the European Committee of the Regions
  • 2014 - 2021 Studies of History, Political Science and European Studies in Tübingen, Stuttgart, Paris, Opole, Mainz and Dijon
  • Research interests: Scientific interest in the field of European Union, digitalization, European Economic and Monetary Union and constitutional issues of the EU

IW Publications

Busch, Berthold / Sommer, Julian / Sultan, Samina, 2024, Institutionelle Folgen einer EU-Erweiterung. Auswirkungen und Reformvorschläge für Kommission, Rat und Parlament, IW-Report, Nr. 15, Köln / Brüssel
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Institutional consequences of EU Enlargement
IW-Report No. 15 12. March 2024

Institutional consequences of EU Enlargement

Berthold Busch / Julian Sommer / Samina Sultan

At the latest since the Russian war of aggression in Ukraine and the decision to open accession talks with the country, the topic of enlargement has once again become much more important for the European Union (EU).


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Michael Hüther / Sandra Parthie / Julian Sommer Event 4. December 2023

Live-Diskussion aus dem Europäischen Parlament: Fragmentierung, (De-) Globalisierung - welche Zukunft hat die EU-Handelspolitik?

In Zeiten geopolitischer Krisen und einer Fragmentierung des Welthandels ist eine starke EU-Handelspolitik wichtiger denn je. Nicht nur, um die regelbasierte globale Handelsordnung zu erhalten oder um unsere Lieferketten widerstandsfähiger zu machen, sondern auch, um Europas Zugang zu kritischen Rohstoffen zu sichern.


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Julian Sommer Event 29. November 2023

Rising Disinformation and the EU Elections 2024: Challenges and Strategies for Europe in Tackling Disinformation

Targeted disinformation campaigns have undeniably left a troubling mark on the global political landscape in recent years. Whether the spread of misinformation by Russian funded actors, or the impact of the likes of Cambridge Analytica and Facebook on recent elections, it becomes clear that the spread of online disinformation has become an omnipresent threat to democratic processes.


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