Mariya Gabriel, MEP

Mariya Gabriel studied French and Bulgarian Philology at Plovdiv University Paisij Hilendarski. In 2001 she obtained a certificated in political studies. She finished her master degree in Comparative Politics and International Relations in 2003, same year that she also obtained her Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Bordeaux.  

Between 2004 and 2009 she worked as a research assistant for several institutions such as the Institute for Political Studies or Michel de Montaigne University 3. Her projects were mainly focused on European decision-making processes. She embarked on her political career in 2009 when she was elected Parliamentary Secretary to MEPs.  

She is a Member or the European Parliament since June of 2009.

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