Ambassador MEYER-LANDRUT in his office

Welcome Ambassador MEYER-LANDRUT!

Fri, 09/04/2020 - 12:55

Ambassador Nikolaus MEYER-LANDRUT who has been appointed as the Head of the EU Delegation to Turkey, assumed office as of yesterday! Welcome Ambassador MEYER-LANDRUT! 

Being a German career diplomat coming from Paris to Ankara, Ambassador Landrut served in France as German Ambassador in the last years. For his full biography please read below.

On his first day in Ankara as new Head of the EU Delegation to Turkey Ambassador Nikolaus Meyer Landrut is sending his warm greetings to Turkish people.

 


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CURRICULUM VITAE


MEYER-LANDRUT, Nikolaus

Date of birth: 9 July 1960

Place of birth: Düsseldorf, Germany

Nationality: German

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

01.09.2020  | present

Ambassador

Head of the European Union Delegation to Turkey

 

27.07.2015 | 31.08.2020

German Ambassador to France and Monaco

Head of the German Embassy

 

01.02.2011 | 01.07.2015

Director General for European Affairs at the Federal Chancellery

Chief EU Adviser of Chancellor Merkel

 

01.05.2006 | 31.01.2011

Deputy Director General for European Affairs at the Federal Chancellery

Deputy EU Adviser of Chancellor Merkel

 

01.09.2003 | 30.04.2006

Head of the EU Policy Division at the Federal Foreign Office

Responsible for EU Coordination within in the German Government

 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

1987 | 1988

Doctorate in history

University of Cologne, Germany

Thesis on: France and the German Unity. French Reactions to the proposals made by Stalin in 1952.

 

1981 | 1987

“Magister” of History and German philology

University of Cologne, Germany

Thesis on: The rise of early absolutism in modern Spain under Charles V.

 

 

PERSONAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCES

  • Mother tongue: German
  • Other languages: English, French, Spanish
  • Other missions:  Spokesperson of the German EU Mission 1999 - 2002 | Spokesperson of the European Convention 2002 - 2003 | Speechwriter for the President of the European Convention Valery Giscard d’Estaing and the German Federal Chancellor

 

For further information, please contact the Delegation:
Miray Akdağ - Press Officer
miray.akdag@eeas.europa.eu
M +90 532 624 93 56  / T +90 312 459 88 77

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Ambassador MEYER LANDRUT at his desk in Ankara

 

  • Ambassador MEYER LANDRU in the EU Delegation in Ankara