European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
Tibor Navracsics became European Commissioner in charge of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport in November 2014. Before that, in 2014 he was named Hungary’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Between 2010 and 2014, he was Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Administration and Justice. From 2006 to 2010, Navracsics was a Member of Parliament and a member of the Parliamentary Committee for Constitutional, Judicial and Procedural Affairs. In 2003, he became the Chief of Staff of the President of Fidesz (Hungarian Civic Union). Previously, Navracsics was Head of Department in the Prime Minister’s Offi ce. Before joining politics, Navracsics had a career in academia. From 1997 to 2000, he was the Secretary General of the Hungarian Political Science Association and in 1999, he became Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of Budapest’s ELTE University, where he obtained his law degree and Ph.D.