Marie RUYFFELAERE

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Bio

I am a PhD candidate in Political Science at the centre of Research and Studies in International Politics (REPI) at the ULB and a researcher at the Observatoire des Mondes Arabes et Musulmans (OMAM) under the supervision of Prof. Jihane Sfeir. I am interested in contemporary Euro-Mediterranean relations and my PhD research deals with EU-Egypt relations after 2011.

Before pursuing a PhD, I graduated with a master's degree in development studies with great distinction at the ULB in 2020. I was an intern at the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung in Cairo from September to December 2019, where I analysed the opportunities and challenges of implementing a social protection floor and universal healthcare in Egypt. I speak French, English and German fluently and I am currently learning colloquial Arabic at upper-intermediate level (B2). 

Domaines d'intérêt
  • Euro-Mediterranean Relations
  • EU Southern Neighbourhood Policy
  • EU-Egypt cooperation