Areas of Expertise

  • Migration, asylum, and refugee issues
  • EU migration and asylum policy
  • Return and reintegration
  • EU-Turkey relations

Languages

German, English, French, Spanish

Mona Lou Günnewig worked as a program officer in DGAP’s migration program until July 2020. She had been contributing to the implementation of the Migration Messenger, a research and network project funded by Stiftung Mercator.

Previously, she worked for the Turkey Unit of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations in Brussels, focusing on Turkey’s EU accession process and EU-Turkey cooperation in the area of migration. Prior to that, Günnewig investigated asymmetries in European migration and asylum policy as a research assistant at the office of European studies of the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder).

Günnewig holds a master’s degree in European studies from the European University Viadrina. During her master’s program, she studied at Galatasaray University in Istanbul and completed a master’s thesis on the EU-Turkey Statement of March 18, 2016. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in French studies from the Freie Universität Berlin and the Université Nice Sophia Antipolis.

 

Mona Lou Günnewig

Expertise

Publications

Rückkehr

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