In Memoriam


Pieter Jespers

It is with great sadness that the Institute communicates the unexpected passing of our community member Pieter Jespers, at the age of 66 years. Pieter worked at the Institute from the late 1970s until his retirement in 2012, during which time he served with dedication and commitment in the Budget and Financial Service. We express […]

Francesc Morata

Francesc Morata died on 25 June 2014 in Barcelona, at the age of 64. He joined the EUI as a researcher in 1981 and completed his PhD in Law in 1986 on the participation of the Spanish regions in the EU decision-making process. He was the first Spanish researcher to defend a PhD at the […]

In memoriam – Elena Jileva

Former Jean-Monnet Fellow (2005-06) Elena Dimitrova Jileva passed away on 10 December 2013 in Sofia, Bulgaria. She obtained her doctoral degree in Contemporary European Studies at the Sussex European Institute, University of Sussex, under the supervision of Helen Wallace. She was a Jean Monnet Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre at the European University Institute […]

In Memoriam – Lorella Cedroni

It is incredibly difficult and sad to announce the death of a friend and colleague with whom I have shared many experiences and projects–including those looking to the future.  Words are not enough to describe Lorella, an extraordinary and courageous person. Lorella Cedroni (1961-2013), alumna researcher at the Department of Political and Social Sciences from […]