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President  Jean-Claude Juncker
Succeeded by  Peter Szijjarto
Preceded by  Janos Martonyi
Spouse  Aniko Prevoz (m. 2006)

Prime Minister  Viktor Orban
Role  Hungarian Politician
Prime Minister  Viktor Orban
Name  Tibor Navracsics
Party  Fidesz
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Preceded by  Androulla Vassiliou (Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth)
Children  Dora Tunde Navracsics, Adel Navracsics
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Education  Eotvos Lorand University

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Tibor Navracsics (born Veszprém, Hungary, 13 June 1966) is a Hungarian lawyer and politician, who served as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade from June to September 2014. He previously served as Minister of Administration and Justice between 2010 and 2014. He is a member of the Fidesz and he is currently the European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport.


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Navracsics holds a degree in law (Eötvös Loránd University 1990) and a higher degree as judge (1992). He also received a PhD in political science (Eötvös Loránd University 2000)


  • 1990–1992: Municipal Court, City of Veszprém – Tribunal Clerk;
  • 1992–1993: Regional Assembly of Veszprém County – Research Fellow;
  • 1993–1997: University of Economics, Budapest, Department of Political Sciences – Assistant Professor;
  • 1997– 2001: Department of Political Sciences – Associate Professor
  • 1998–1999: Prime Minister’s Office, Communications Department – Head of Department, (Viktor Orbán's Cabinet);
  • 1999–2002: Prime Minister’s Office, Department for Press and Information – Head of Department;
  • 2002–2003: Parliamentary Group of Fidesz – Hungarian Civic Union, Head of Department for Political Analyses;
  • 2003–2006: Fidesz – Hungarian Civic Union, Chief of President’s Cabinet;
  • 2004– Leader of the program-creating team, referred to as „Civic Governance”;
  • 2006– Member of Parliament
  • 2001– : Department of Political Sciences Eötvös Loránd University – Senior Associate Professor
  • 2006– : Fidesz – Hungarian Civic Union – Leader of the Fraction
  • The Congress of Fidesz in May, 2007, has accepted his (Navracsics’s) polemical essay "Our Future";
  • Member of the Political Sciences Association
  • 2010 – 2014: Minister of Public Administration and Justice
  • 2014: Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Professional experiences

  • 1990–1992: Department of Social Sciences at the University of Veszprém – Lecturer;
  • 1992–1998: Dániel Berzsenyi Teacher’s College, Szombathely – Department of Sociology and Political Sciences – Lecturer;
  • 1992–1993: Periodical Comitatus – Editor;
  • 1998–2000: Secretary General of the Hungarian Association of Political Scientists;
  • 1996– : Vice-President, Association of the Hungarian Institute for Political Science;
  • 1999– : Member of the Editorial Board, Politikatudományi Szemle (Political Science Review);
  • 2001– : Member of the Presidency, Hungarian Association of Political Science
  • Publications

  • Európai belpolitika (Internal Politics in the European Union). Budapest: Korona, 1996
  • Political Analysis of the European Union, Bp., Korona, 1996
  • Political Communication, 2004 (co-author: István Hegedűs-Szilágyi-Mihály Gál-Balázs Sipos)
  • Field of research

    Navracsics’s field of research are comparative politics and internal politics in the European Union. Because he speaks both Serbian and Croatian, he wrote a number of analyses regarding the former Yugoslavia.

    Notable facts

  • At the invitation of the presidency he wrote about the ground values of the party a manifesto, after he organized several public debates on the topics of living standards, competitiveness, public services and justice. The manifesto was accepted by the 2007 Congress of the Fidesz – Hungarian Civic Union.
  • He was elected „Teacher of the Year 2007” by the students of ELTE.
  • On 6 October 2014, the European Parliament proposed to reject him as EU commissioner-designate since he was found unsuitable for the post related to citizenship. Instead he was given the portfolio for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport.
  • References

    Tibor Navracsics Wikipedia

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