Aron James Miszlivetz


Aron James Miszlivetz is a former graduate of Leiden University and the College of Europe in Bruges. He holds an advanced MA degree in EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies. He began his career at the Antall József Knowledge Center in 2016, after which he joined Corvinus University as Erasmus coordinator and Assistant to the International Director. From 2018 he has worked as Deputy Head of Department at the State Secretariat for EU Affairs and now works in the Cabinet. He has been a researcher at EUStrat at the University of Public Service since March 2020. Since March 2021 he is a Seconded National Expert at the Directorate-General for Neighborhood and Enlargement of the European Commission.


Research topics: EU Neighborhood Policy, Eastern Partnership, Western Balkans, EU Security and Defense Policy, EU-NATO Relations.

EUSTRAT publications: 

The role of the European Union in a post-war continental order

Belgrade and Pristina at turning points

Ukraine’s recovery: Marshall Plan 2.0?

Quo vadis Western Balkans?

2022: They European Year of Youth

The future of enlargement in the light of war

Crisis in the Neighborhood: A new impetus for European defense

A new year for European defense?

Eastern Partnership Summit: Renewed hopes?

The pivot to Asia and the future of Europe

Biden’s Brussels moment

EUSTRAT course VI: Europe in a cont(g)ested force-field: The Union's defense policy in a changed international environment

Towards a new security paradigm? The EU’s Security Union Strategy

Cybersecurity in the European Union: Possibilities and perspectives

Competitiveness without competition? The Ericsson-Huawei affair and the EU’s 5G strategy

Small, but professional: The Centers on Thematic Expertise in DG NEAR

Turbulent fall after elections: North Macedonia

The EU’s crisis response to COVID-19: Civil or military aspect?

Western Balkans at the door: The new enlargement package

Macro-financial assistance in challenging times: The EU in Ukraine

Reimagining European enlargement: A new way forward?