Former Minister for Education, Science and Sport of Slovenia, Professor at University of Ljubljana

Dr. Jernej Pikalo is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Ljubljana and former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education, Science and Sports of Slovenia (2013-2014 and 2018-2020). He was educated at the University of Ljubljana and the University of Warwick (UK) and has authored or co-authored four books and more than two dozens peer-reviewed articles. He has worked across disciplinary boundaries in international teams at the University of Warwick, Bristol University, European Inter-University Centre in Venice, and at the Bifrost University in Iceland. He managed and academically led projects financed by the European Union and Council of Europe, mainly on civic education in the global era, globalisation and governance. He was a chairperson of the Programme Council of RTV Slovenia and a member of the Council of UNESCO International Bureau of Education. Frequently contributing to Slovene media, he lives in Ljubljana with his wife and two children.

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EU Treaties – Why they need targeted changes

An approach based on European public goods, citizenship and democracy

Leading the way

Lessons for Labour from Europe

Vote 16 – When opponents turn into supporters

This publication reflects the joint cooperation carried out throughout 2017 by FEPS, Društvo Progresiva and […]

Strategy over Speculation – Progressive Reactions to the EU Referendum in the UK

FEPS compilated in this publication a series of Progressive reactions after the result of the […]
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A rethink of EU education policies

Education policies play an essential role in the operation and governing of societies. They fulfil […]
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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Builders of Progress: Report presentation

FEPS together with ThinkYoung and Društvo Progresiva presented the report ‘Builders of Progress: Europe’s NextGen‘ in Ljubljana. The […]
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