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VUBToday: Karel De Gucht Becomes President of VUB’s Institute for European Studies

Karel De Gucht nieuwe IES-voorzitterThe Institute for European Studies is delighted to announce that Karel De Gucht has been elected by the IES Board to serve as its new President. An eminent figure in the Belgian and European political arenas, De Gucht is most widely known for his former role as EU Commissioner for Trade. Karel De Gucht takes over from Prof. Dr. Em. Bart De Schutter, former VUB rector, who was the president since the Institute’s inception in 2001. 




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