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Udo Bullmann

Udo Bullmann (2014)

Dr. Udo Bullmann is a German social democratic politician. Since 1999 he has been a representative of the Party of European Socialists (PES) in the European Parliament, where he represents constituency Hessen.


  • Personal life 1
  • Academic career 2
  • Political career 3
  • Committees and delegations 4
  • Memberships 5
  • External links 6

Personal life

Udo Bullmann was born on 8 June 1956 in Giessen, Germany.

Academic career

Bullmann studied political science, sociology, public law, as well as economy. In 1988 he received the doctorate in social science. From 1989 to 1996 he was a Research Assistant at the University of Giessen. He was a scholarship of the German Research Council from 1994 to 1997 and, from 1994 to 1998 a Visiting Research Fellow at the Department of Government at Strathclyde University in Glasgow, Scotland. Before being elected to the European Parliament in 1999, he was a university lecturer and Jean Monnet Professor for Studies in European integration at the Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen.

Political career

Since his entry into the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) in 1979, he was mostly engaged with the Young-Socialists branch. He was the chairman of the Hesse regional association of the Young-Socialists. In 1999 he got elected for the European Parliament. He has been deputy chairman of the SPD-group in the European Parliament since May 2003.

Committees and delegations

Dr. Bullmann's political work focuses on economy and employment, the EU Lisbon Strategy, the European financial service sector, as well as development politics and regional policy He is a member of the European Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, deputy member of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs and deputy member in the parliamentary delegation for South Africa. He is also a member of Joint Parliamentary Assembly of the EU and African, Caribbean and Pacific states.


  • – official homepage
  • - official of the social-democratic MEPs
  • - official homepage of ver.di
  • - official homepage of the Europa-Union

See also: European Parliament election, 2004 (Germany)

External links

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