Sara Silvestre

Dr. Sara Silvestre

Projects Officer - European and National Projects


Sara Silvestre is the Projects Officer for national and European funding programmes and the coordinator of the Project Support Office at the Institute for European Studies at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. She holds a double Ph.D. in Political Science and Public Policy from the Institute for European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel and ISCTE-University Institute of Lisbon. She previously worked as a Research Fellow, Research Support Specialist, and Policy and Project officer.

She is also an Associate Researcher in the Research Centre for Migration, Diversity and Justice at the Institute for European Studies at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Her research interests include EU policy-making; Europeanisation; negotiation behavior and strategies; migration and asylum policies.