Andreja Pegan

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Andreja Pegan (PhD) is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Management of the University of Primorska. Prior to joining the University of Primorska, she worked for the University of Ljubljana, Northumbria University at Newcastle (UK), Trinity College Dublin (Ireland) and the University of Luxembourg. She was a visiting fellow at the European Policies Research Centre of the University of Strathclyde (Scotland) and the ARENA Centre for European Studies of the University of Oslo (Norway). She was a stagiaire at the European Commission in Brussels. Andreja’s educational background includes a PhD in Political Science (University of Luxembourg), an MA in European Union Studies (Leiden University), and a BA in Political Science (University of Ljubljana). She has researched public governance reforms towards co-creation within the Horizon 2020 project COGOV ( and the impact of regional policy on European identity in the Horizon 2020 project COHESIFY ( She is Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the UK.


Academic year 2023/24
  • Business Communication
    •   first cycle academic study programme (Academic bachelor's degree) Management

    •   Koper

  • Leadership
    •   second cycle Master degree study programme Management

    •   Koper

  • History and theory of diplomacy
    •   second cycle Master degree study programme Political science - international relations and economic diplomacy

    •   Koper



Pegan, A. (2021) A Temporal Perspective on Staff Support in the European Parliament. Journal of European Integration. 10.1080/07036337.2021.1942463 

Pegan, A. and W. N. Vermeulen (2018) Parliament in Gross Human Rights Violations: The Case of Darfur. Acta Politica 53(3), 448-468. 

Pegan, A. (2017) The Role of Personal Parliamentary Assistants in the European Parliament. West European Politics 40(2), 295-315. 

van Gestel, N., Kuiper, M., & Pegan, A. (2023). Strategies and transitions to public sector co-creation across Europe. Public Policy and Administration0(0).

Hermansen, S. L. and A. Pegan (2023) Blurred lines between electoral and parliamentary representation: The use of constituency staff among Members of the European Parliament.  European Union Politics10.1177/14651165221149900

Mendez, C., A. Pegan and V. Triga, V. (2022) Creating Public Value in Regional Policy: Bringing citizens back in. Public Management Review. 10.1080/14719037.2022.2126880

Andreja Pegan (2017) The role of personal parliamentary assistants in the European Parliament. West European Politics, 40:2, 295-315, DOI: 10.1080/01402382.2016.1189138

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