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Lewin Schmitt

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Predoctoral Fellow, GLOBE Project, H2020


Lewin Schmitt is a predoctoral researcher at IBEI within the framework of the research project "GLOBE- Global Governance and the European Union: Future Trends and Scenarios", funded by the EU Horizon 2020. In his research, he investigates the EU’s role in the global governance of artificial intelligence. His PhD program in Political and Social Sciences is taught at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF).

Previously, Lewin worked as a Policy Analyst at the European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC), the European Commission’s in-house think tank. There, he focused on the nexus of technology and geopolitics, especially the impact of technological change on European strategic autonomy.

Prior to joining the EPSC, he worked at the German Institute for Economic Research, on the editing board of St Antony's International Review and as an independent consultant. He holds a BSc in European Economic Studies from the University of Bamberg (2016) and an MSc in Latin American Studies from the University of Oxford (2017).

Background and education

  • (2017) MSc in Latin American Studies, University of Oxford
  • (2016) BSc in European Economic Studies, University of Bamberg


Selected publications

  • Schmitt, Lewin.2020.Global AI governance and the Brussels effect.GLOBE Blog,Link
  • Borges de Castro, Ricardo; Schmitt, Lewin

    2020.COVID-19: Time to Put Strategic Foresight at the Heart of Leadership.GLOBE Blog,Link
All publications