Lykke Friis

Dr. Lykke Friis
Prorector for Education - University of Copenhagen
MAXCAP Advisory Board
University of Copenhagen
Nørregade 10
1017 Copenhagen K
+45 35 32 00 94
Short CV:

Lykke Friis is Prorector for Education at the University of Copenhagen. Before she was a member of the Danish Parliament. She was Danish Minister for Climate and Energy and equal rights from 2009-2011. From 2006 she was Pro-Vice chancellor at the University of Copenhagen. Prior to this she worked as a Research Director at the Danish Institute of International Affairs and as a Director of European Affairs at the Confederation of Danish Industries. She has had a numerous honorary offices, inter alia, being member of the Danish Government's Council on Climate Change and Sustainability, a member of the Council of the Danish Atlantic Treaty Association, and a member of the Reflection Group on The Future of Europe. Presently, she is chairperson of the Danish Foreign Policy Society and member of the Board of VELUX A/S.

Relevant publications:

(2013) ‘Denmark: Caught between ‘ins’ and ‘outs’’, in N. Walton and J. Zielonka (eds), The New Political Geography of Europe, London: European Council of Foreign Relations.

(2010) ‘Project Europe 2030. Challenges and Opportunities’, in Reflection Group on the Future of the EU 2030, Project EU 2030: Challenges and Opportunities, Luxembourg: European Union.

(2005) ‘Breaking the Waves – The Eastern and EFTA Enlargement’, in O. Elgström and C. Jönson, European Union Negotiations: Processes, networks, institutions, London and New York: Routledge.

(2003) ‘Wonderful Copenhagen? The Danish 2002 EU Presidency’, JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies 41: 49–51.

(2002) ‘EU Enlargement’, in E. Bomberg and A. Stubb (eds), The European Union: How Does it Really Work?, Oxford: Oxford University Press.