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Aukje van Loon, Dr

Ruhr University Bochum, Chair of International Politics

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Research Discipline

Politics & International Relations

Language Skills

  • Dutch (native speaker)
  • German (fluent)
  • English (fluent)


Aukje van Loon (Dr. rer.soc.) is a Research Associate at the Chair of International Politics, Ruhr University Bochum. She graduated from the Robert Gordon University (Aberdeen) with a B.A. in Communication with Modern Languages and from the Ruhr-University Bochum with a M.A. in European Culture and Economy. She completed her PhD at the Chair of International Politics, with the emphasis of her research being on diverging British and German trade positions in EU FTA negotiations. Aukje also teaches courses in the fields of EU Foreign Policy and International Relations.