Mirela Petkova

Former Junior Researcher


  • China Centre


  • Asia
  • Europe

Mirela Petkova is a former Junior Researcher at the EU & Global Affairs Unit. Her research focuses on China's foreign policy, in particular China's global trade, investment, and infrastructure practices, EU-China relations, and China’s sub-regional diplomacy in Europe.

Mirela holds a BA in International Relations and International Organizations from the University of Groningen and is pursuing an LLM in Law and Politics of International Security from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Prior to working at Clingendael, Mirela completed internships at the European Institute for Asian Studies (Belgium) and the Administration of the President of the Republic of Bulgaria.

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