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José Manuel BARROSO President, European Commission, Brussels


Degree in law, Law Faculty, University of Lisbon Diploma in European Studies, European University Institute, Florence Master's degree in Political Science, Department of Political Science, University of Geneva, and Diploma of the Geneva Institute for European Studies Further graduate work at Columbia University (New York), Georgetown University (Washington, D.C.), and the International University Institute (Luxembourg)Teaching assistant, Law Faculty, University of Lisbon, and Department of Political Science, University of Geneva 1975-1976 President, Association of the Law Faculty, University of Lisbon 1979 Founder, University Association for European Studies since 1991 Member, Portuguese Section, European Movementsince 1980 Member, Social Democratic Party since 1985 Member of Parliament (re-elected six times consecutively), Republic of Portugal, Lisbon 1987-1992 State Secretary for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Republic of Portugal 1992-1995 Minister for Foreign Affairs, Republic of Portugal 1995-1996 Chairman, Foreign Affairs Committee of the Portuguese Parliament, Lisbon1996-1998 Visiting Professor, Department of Government and School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. 1995-1999 Head of the International Relations Department, Lusiada University, Lisbon1999 elected President of the Social Democratic Party; re-elected three times 1999-2002 Vice-President, European People's Party 2001-2005 Vice-President, Center Democrats International 2002-2004 Prime Minister of the Republic of Portugal, Lisbon since 2004 President, European Commission, Brussels