Experts & Staff

Volker Stanzel

ECFR Alumni · Council Member & Former Senior Advisor to the Asia & China programme

Areas of expertise

International affairs and security policy; German foreign policy; Japanese history, politics and economics, Chinese history, politics and economics; EU relations with East Asia.


German, English, Chinese and Japanese


Stanzel is also a Council Member of ECFR, a member of the German-Japanese Forum, a Member of the Board of the Academic Confucius Institute at Goettingen University, and a Member of the Board of the German-Japanese Industrial Cooperation Committee in Dusseldorf.

Volker Stanzel was a Senior Adviser at ECFR from 2014 to 2017

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