Gilles Pittoors


Gilles is a teaching assistant and doctoral candidate at GASPAR, Ghent University. His doctoral research is on the europeanisation of national political parties. His broader research interests include the democratisation of the EU, federalism and multilevel governance. He holds a BA in History, MA in European Studies and MSc in European Politics from KU Leuven. He provides teaching support in the master and bachelor ‘Public Administration and Management’ and ‘Political Science’ at Ghent University. Before returning to academia, he worked at the European Commission (Bluebook) and several Brussels-based advocacy groups.

Research focus

  • Political parties
  • Multilevel governance
  • Europeanisation
  • European Union

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Address: Universiteitstraat 8, 9000 Ghent

Phone:+ 32 9 264 91 80


Twitter: @gillespittoors