Josep Maria Terricabras

Josep Maria Terricabras


Function EFA President and first Vice President of the Greens/EFA Group
Phone Brussels+32-2-28-45748
Phone Strasbourg+33-3-881-75748

European Parliament
Rue Wiertz
B- 1047 Brussels

European Parliament
LOW T05059
Allée du Printemps - B.P. 1024/F
F-67070 Strasbourg Cedex

Party Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya
Greens / EFA Group EFA President and first Vice President of the Greens/EFA Group
EFA EFA President and first Vice President of the Greens/EFA Group
Bureau First Vice-President
Committees Constitutional Affairs (Member)
Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (Substitute Member)
Terrorism (Special committee) (Substitute Member)
Petitions (Coordinator)
Petitions (Substitute Member)
Delegations EU-Mexico (Member)
Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly (Member)
EU-North Macedonia (Substitute Member)
Social Media

Born in Calella in 1946, Josep-Maria Terricabras was a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Girona prior to his election to the European Parliament in May 2014, as part of the L’Esquerra pel dret a decidir broad-left electoral coalition, which promotes the independence of Catalonia and social justice.
He is a graduate of the University of Barcelona and the University of Münster, and has been a visiting research fellow at the University of Münster, St John’s College, Cambridge, and the University of California, Berkeley.
His academic speciality is contemporary thought and he has published widely.
He is also a member of the Catalan National Assembly (ANC), a civil society based grass-roots movement which draws together people of all backgrounds who want to see Catalonia become a new European state, and of the Institut d’Estudis Catalans (IEC), (Institute of Catalan Studies).

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