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Michael GAHLER Member of the European Parliament and Coordinator on the Subcommittee on Security and Defence, European People's Party (Christian Democrats), Brussels


1966-1970 Adolf-Reichwein elementary school in Frankfurt-Zeilsheim
1970-1978 Leibniz High School and BIKUZ High School in Frankfurt-Höchst
1979-1980 Enlisted soldier at the telecommunications batallion
1981-1987 Study of law in Mainz, 1st state examination
1987-1990 Traineeship in Frankfurt, Hochheim and Brussels, 2nd state examination
1990-1991 Attaché formation at the diplomatic school of the Foreign Office
1991-1993 Assistant in the department International Environmental Politics of the Foreign Office
1993-1995 Assistant in the Foreign Affairs Office of the CDU
1995-1999 Assistant for the Baltic States and the Baltic Sea Council in the Foreign Office
since 1999 Member of the European Parliament
 Functions in the parliamentary period 1999-2004
 - Member of the Committee of Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Security and Defence Politics
 - Substitute member in the committee of development and cooperation
 - First Vicepresident of the parliamentary committee EU-Lithuania
 - Substitute member of the delegation in the parliamentary committee EU-Latvia
 Political Activities
 Since 1978 Membership of the Junge Union (JU)
1985-1987 Secretary, Deputy President and President of the JU municipal association Hattersheim
1987-1989 Treasurer, Deputy President and President of the JU district association Main-Taunus
1990 -1993 Treasurer and President of the JU county association Nassau
 Deputy of the county in the Hessian regional association
1991-1996 Member of the International Commission in the JU federal association
since 1981 Membership of the CDU
1986-1989 CDU city councillor, member of the executive until 1991
since 1988 Member of the CDU district assembly
1993-1997 Member of the Regional Planning Assembly at the Regional Council Darmstadt
1994-1996 President of the German Federal Court of Arbitration
since 1994 Deputy President of the CDU municipal association
since 1995 Delegate to the EPP-congress in the CDU federal association
since 1999 Member of the European Parliament in the CDU regional association