Andreja Pegan obtained her PhD in Political Science with a dissertation on legislative staff in the European Parliament. She is currently working on the COHESIFY project (www.cohesify.eu), which explores the connection between citizens and the European Structural and Investment Funds. Her educational background includes a PhD in Political Science (University of Luxembourg), an MA in European Union Studies (Leiden University, the Netherlands), and a BA in Political Science/International Relations (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia). Andreja grew up in Slovenia. She spends her free time in her family’s vineyards and olive trees plantation.