Julius Bobinger

MA (English and German Literature, History) University of Munich

German Foreign Service from 1975 to 2009

Senior posts in the German diplomatic service

  • Minister at the embassy in Athens (1996 – 1999)
  • Head of the Foreign Office’s Division for International Energy Politics (1999 – 2002)
  • Minister at the embassy in Warsaw  (2002 – 2005)
  • Ambassador in Tallinn  (2005 – 2009)

Activities after retirement

  • Senior advisor for security questions at Transparency International e.V. in Berlin (1999 – 2001)

Languages:  English, French, Italian, Greek

Main focus of consultancy

  • Europe (Estonia)
  • Administration (organization, personnel, internal security)
  • International Energy Politics


  • Lecture “Between East and West: Estonia’s new position in Europe” in the framework of a workshop on Estonia at the University of Regensburg (May 2017)
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