EU Bashing During the Pandemic (EN/ES)

written by Elise Martin Gomez and Walter De Kock, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

Published as part of the Pandemic Policy Series, dedicated to exploring European and transatlantic policies and experiences during this unprecedented time in global politics.



Elise has a degree in French Law from the University Paris II Panthéon-Assas, a degree in Spanish Law from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and degrees in European Law from the University Toulouse I Capitole and the Autonomous University of Barcelona. She is currently an intern at a criminal law firm in Barcelona as part of the Master’s degree to pass the bar exam from the Complutense University of Madrid. She has been President of the European Horizons UAB-Chapter for two years and contributes today to support the association.

Walter is pursuing a master’s degree in the Specialized Economic Analysis: Competition and Market Regulation program at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics. He received degrees in Economics and Spanish and a certificate in European Studies from the University of Wisconsin — Madison, where he was also involved in European Horizons. His interests lie in competition in the digital market and transatlantic relations.

Originally published at on May 19, 2020.

TTP, formerly known as the IDEAS blog, is the official blog of European Horizons, created to give students a voice on transatlantic policy. Views are not EuH’s.

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