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Ligia Deca

Ligia Deca

Policy Expert, UEFISCDI

Ligia Deca is a PhD researcher in political science at the University of Luxembourg, focusing on Europeanisation and internationalization. She is also a policy expert at the Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research and Innovation Funding in Romania (UEFISCDI), coordinating higher education related policy activities, and a member of the ‘Science in Education’ Expert Group set-up by the European Commission.

Previously, she was the Head of the Bologna Follow-Up Group Secretariat (2010-2012) and the Chairperson of the European Students’ Union (ESU) (2008-2010). Her professional experience also includes leading the Coalition for Clean Universities – a pilot project aimed at fostering academic integrity in Romania.