Head of Unit (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions), Directorate General for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (DG EAC), European Commission, Belgium
Claire Morel is the Head of Unit in charge of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions for the mobility and training of researchers and the development of excellent doctoral programmes, at the European Commission.
Before that she was the Head of the Unit for international cooperation at Directorate General Education, Culture, Youth and Sport of the European Commission, with particular focus on the international dimension of the Erasmus+ programme and international policy dialogues in higher education and youth issues with various partners of the EU in the world.
She has worked several years with the countries neighbouring the EU. Before that, she worked for the Tempus programme (for higher education modernisation), cooperating with Central Asian countries, and for the European Training Foundation, an agency of the EU based in Turin, on the reform of vocational education and training systems in the Eastern neighbouring countries and Central Asia.