Areas of Expertise

  • European foreign policy and strategy
  • Common Security and Defence Policy
  • German foreign policy
  • The nexus of internal and external security
  • EU migration policy

Serafine Dinkel has been a project assistant in the Alfred von Oppenheim Center for European Policy Studies since December 2020. She works on the project “Ideenwerkstatt Deutsche Außenpolitik,” a strategic reflection process on the capacity to act in German and European foreign policy.

Prior to joining DGAP, Dinkel worked as a research assistant at the NATO Parliamentary Assembly and as a blue book trainee in the strategic policy planning division of the European External Action Service, focusing on the topic of European strategic autonomy. She was also a research assistant to the chair of European and international politics of the University of St. Gallen and interned in the political department of the German Embassy to the United Kingdom.

Dinkel holds an MA in international security from Sciences Po Paris and an MA in international affairs and governance from the University of St. Gallen, as well as a BA in social and political sciences from Sciences Po Paris’ Franco-German program.

Serafine Dinkel