Biografia da presidente eleita

Ursula von der Leyen nasceu em 8 de outubro de 1958, em Bruxelas. Médica de formação, é casada e tem sete filhos.

Political career

  • Since December 2013

    Federal Minister of Defence

  • 2009 - 2013

    Federal Minister of Labor and Social Affairs

  • Since October 2009

    Member of the German Bundestag

  • 2005 - 2009

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

  • Since December 2004

    Member of the Presidium of the Christian Democratic Party (CDU) of Germany

  • March 2003 to November 2005

    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

  • 2001 - 2004

    Various local political positions in the region of Hanover

  • 1999

    Member of the Physicians' Working Group of the CDU of Lower Saxony

  • Since 1990

    Member of the CDU 

Professional and academic career

  • 1998 - 2002

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

  • 1995

    Market analysis, Stanford Health Services Hospital Administration

  • 1993

    Auditing guest: Graduate School of Business, Stanford University

  • 1992 - 1996

    Lived in Stanford, California, USA

  • 1988 - 1992

    Assistant physician, Women's Clinic, Hanover Medical School

Education

  • 2001

    Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)

  • 1991

    Doctorate

  • 1987

    State examination and license to practice

  • 1980 - 1987

    Studied medicine at Hanover Medical School

  • 1978

    London School of Economics

  • 1977 - 1980

    Studied economics in Göttingen and Münster

  • 1971 - 1976

    Attended grammar school with a special focus on mathematics and science, Lehrte

  • 1964 - 1971

    European School of Brussels