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Role

The President is the head of the European Commission.

See the working methods of the Commission 2019-2024.

Team

President von der Leyen's team supports her in her daily work.
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Appointments and meetings

  • Mon 16 Dec
    Strasbourg
    France

    President Ursula von der Leyen meets Mr David Sassoli, President of the European Parliament

    Ursula von der Leyen
  • Mon 16 Dec
    Strasbourg
    France

    President Ursula von der Leyen receives Mr Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament

    Ursula von der Leyen

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Responses to public petitions

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A signed, authentic version is published at the bottom of this page.

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Biography

  • Federal Minister of Defence

    2013-2019

  • Federal Minister of Labor and Social Affairs

    2009-2013

  • Member of the German Bundestag

    2009-2019

  • Federal Minister for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth

    2005-2009

  • Minister for Social Affairs, Women, Family Affairs and Health in Lower Saxony

    2003-2005

  • Member of the CDU in the State Assembly of Lower Saxony

    2003-2005

  • Member of the CDU

    Since 1990

  • Member of the academic staff, Department of Epidemiology, Social Medicine and Health System Research, Hanover Medical School (Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, MHH)

    1998-2002