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  • Identifying how to invest in and modernise Europe's education systems, so that they help people to find rewarding work and support economic growth.
  • Strengthening partnerships between universities and the world of work and expanding international student exchanges through Erasmus+.
  • Helping to reach the targets of the Europe 2020 strategy in the field of education.
  • Promoting our cultural diversity by helping Europe’s artists and creators to reach new audiences and exploit new media.
  • Promoting culture as a catalyst for innovation, economic growth and new jobs.
  • Empowering young people of all social and cultural backgrounds so that they can participate fully in civic and democratic life.

Tibor Navracsics is part of the following Project Teams:

Mission letter

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European Parliament hearings

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The Commissioner's team supports him in his daily work.
Team page



Appointments and meetings

  • Wed 24 Jan

    Mr Tibor Navracsics gives an introductory speech at the LEGO Conference: "Playful learning – the gist of 21st century education for Europe" at the European Social and Economic Committee, in Brussels

    Tibor Navracsics
  • Wed 24 Jan

    Mr Tibor Navracsics gives a speech at the High-Level Meeting with national education ministries on EU-level cooperation towards a European Education Area, in Brussels

    Tibor Navracsics


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Hungarian nationality. Married with two daughters.

  • European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
    • 2014-present
  • Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade
    • 2014
  • Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Public Administration and Justice
    • 2010-2014
  • Member of Parliament
    • 2006-2014
  • Head of Department, Prime Minister’s Office
    • 1998-2002
  • Associate professor, Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, ELTE
    • 1999
  • Doctoral Degree in Political Science
    • 1999
  • Secretary-General, Hungarian Political Science Association
    • 1997-2000
  • Senior lecturer at the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, ELTE
    • 1999-97
  • Law degree, ELTE University
    • 1990