Philippe MAYSTADT, elected President of CIFE
Philippe Maystadt, former Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium and President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), was elected President of the Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE), in Brussels on 20 January 2015. He succeeds Jean-Claude Juncker who was president of CIFE since 2005.
Besides his brilliant political career, mainly in economic and financial affairs, Philippe Maystadt has been professor of public economic law at the Catholic University in Louvain. Currently, he is the President of the Academy of Research and Higher Education (Académie de recherche et d’enseignement supérieur, ARES) of the federation Wallonia-Brussels.
CIFE is a private institution for higher education and research in the areas of interdisciplinary European Studies and International Relations and has just celebrated the 60th anniversary of its founding. CIFE carries out its activity from its headquarters in Nice and its offices in Berlin, Brussels and Istanbul. Moreover, CIFE is one of the six institutions of excellence to receive an operating grant from the European Union in the framework of the ‘Jean Monnet Activities’.
in Brussels, Bruno Boissière, Tel.: +32 (0)496 38 02 97
in Nice, Kristina Petersen, Tel.: +33 (0)4 93 97 93 91
in Berlin, Aline Palige, Tel: + 49 (0)30 86 00 84 010