Niklas Bremberg

Niklas Bremberg

Senior Associate Research Fellow

Niklas Bremberg is Senior Associate Research Fellow at the Europe Programme, Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI). His research focuses on regional security practices, security communities and EU foreign and security policy, especially towards the southern Mediterranean.

Niklas Bremberg holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Stockholm and has been visiting researcher at the University of Toronto, the University of Liverpool, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and the European Policy Centre (Brussels). His expertise covers EU foreign and security policy, EU’s relations and policies toward countries in the southern Mediterranean, especially North Africa and Morocco, as well as Spanish foreign and security policy. He has taught political science and international relations at Stockholm University, the Swedish Defence University and Uppsala University. He also holds a position at the Department of Government, Uppsala University, as research coordinator for the Swedish Network for European Studies in Political Science (SNES).

Research Project:

National independence and European integration

Areas of expertise:

EU foreign and security policy, European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP), Spain, Morocco


Niklas Bremberg (forthcoming) ”Do regional organizations contribute to security? Perspectives on Euro-Mediterranean cooperation” in: Gillespie, R & Volpi, F. (eds.) Routledge Handbook on Mediterranean Politics. London: Routledge

Niklas Bremberg & Malena Britz (forthcoming) ”From region-building to crisis management: the EU’s security strategies towards the Southern Mediterranean” in: Sperling, J. & Economides, S. (eds.) The EU’s security strategies. London: Routledge

Niklas Bremberg (2016) Diplomacy and Security Community-Building: EU and crisis management in the Western Mediterranean. London: Routledge

Federica Bicchi & Niklas Bremberg (2016) “European diplomatic practices: contemporary challenges and innovative approaches”, European Security, 25:4, pp.391-406.

Niklas Bremberg (2016) “Making sense of the EU’s response to the Arab spring: Foreign policy practice at times of crisis”, European Security, 25:4, pp.423-441.



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