Kortenska MSc, E.G. (Elitsa)

  • PhD Candidate

Telephone number: +31 (0)70 800 9309
E-Mail: e.g.kortenska@fgga.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit Governance and Global Affairs, Instituut Bestuurskunde, EU Governance
Office Address: Wijnhaven
Turfmarkt 99
2511 DP Den Haag
Room number 4.90

Extension number: 8709


Elitsa G. Kortenska is a Ph.D. Researcher at the Institute of Public Administration at Leiden University. She graduated from American University in Bulgaria with a double BA in Political Science and International Relations and Journalism and Mass Communications. She completed her Masters’ Degree in Public Administration at Leiden University, specializing in Crisis and Security Management. Elitsa’s Master thesis topic was on public opinions and attitudes towards the EU after the last rounds of EU enlargement and how they are affected by real levels of immigration.

Research Topics:
Currently Elitsa is part of a Leiden University team working on a project, co-financed by European Commission called “Maximizing the integration Capacity of European Union, Lessons of and Prospects of Enlargement and Beyond” (MAXCAP).  Her research focuses on citizens’ perceptions and discourses towards past EU enlargements and the prospects of future ones. Her broad research interests cover EU integration topics, EU Eastern Enlargement and European citizens’ responses to EU institutions and policies – support, trust or indifference and also EU immigration patterns and policies. More details on the MAXCAP research project can be found at http://www.maxcap-project.eu/.

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Last Modified: 17-11-2016