Dr Bence Bauer, LL.M, born in 1979 in Budapest, studied Law and Economics in Passau, Bonn and Budapest with specialisation in European and International Law. Bence Bauer has been active in international organisations for years and was involved in the German student movement as well as Hungarian politics. He was in the European Democrat Students from 2002 to 2011, first as a regular delegate, then Working Group co-chair (2007-2008), Vice Chairman (2008-2009) and Chairman (2009-2011). He was awarded the position of Honorary Chairman in 2011. Currently he works in the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung office in Budapest and is also the author of several books, including the handbooks of the EDS.