Andreas SCHWAB

Country: Germany
  • BRU:
    ASP 15E205 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845938
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849938
  • STR:
    LOW T10147 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175938
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179938
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Coordinator - Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • Member - Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands
  • Member - EPP Group Bureau
  • Member - Chile
  • Member - Eurolat
  • Member - Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • Substitute - EEA/EFTA and the North
  • Substitute - Economic and Monetary Affairs

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1973. Freiburg (Baden-Wuerttemberg). Doctorate in law. Studied law in Fribourg/Breisgau and Paris (I.E.P.), 1993; 1. state examination in law, 1999; Master’s degree at University of Wales, 2000; District Court Rottweil, junior lawyer, 2001-2003; Doctorate at the University of Fribourg, 2002; 2. state examination in law, 2003; EnBW AG, unit Co-operation with EDF; German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer; Junior lawyer with specialisation in public procurement law and competition law, 2002; Baden-Wuerttemberg Land government, unit "Convention on the Future of Europe", 2002-2003; graduate civil servant, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport Baden-Wuerttemberg, office of the minister, 2003-2004; lawyer, 2004. Elected board member of the CDU South Baden; Chairman of the German-French Forum, Fribourg; member of the advisory board of the Albert-Ludwigs-University Fribourg. MEP since 2004.



A fair food chain for all
03.06.2016 - 12:31

Fair trade for farmers

In school yards and football fields we know what fair play means, but when it comes to business it’s not that easy anymore. How to tackle unfair trading practises (UTPs) is a burning question, especially for food producers who stumble over the...
photo of application icons
13.02.2015 - 13:32

Tapping the full potential of a connected Digital Single Market

A thriving European digital economy is one of the cornerstones for growth and employment in the EU. Providing estimated gains of 500 million euro in additional growth, the Digital Single Market is both one of the key projects of the EPP Group and...
Neven Mimica
31.05.2013 - 17:30

European Parliament has its say on appointment of Croatian Commissioner-designate

On 4 June, Croatian Commissioner-designate for Consumer Protection, Mr Neven Mimica, will be heard by the European Parliament's Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection, in association with the Committee on Environment, Public Health...

Press releases

Architect using drafting table
13.06.2018 - 18:01

Securing professions in the EU

“The EU Single Market will benefit from the new Directive which lays down specific criteria that Member States have to consider when conducting a proportionality test for professional...
Gavel and european union flag
11.04.2018 - 13:58

New deal for consumers: class action lawsuits raise doubts

"Class actions do not necessarily increase consumer protection. Only if they are done in the right way will individual consumers effectively get redress“, said Andreas Schwab MEP, EPP...
Construction worker doing measuring
21.03.2018 - 15:09

Services e-card: EPP Group calls for holistic approach

Simplifying the provision of services for SMEs in the Single Market is one of the most important priorities of the EPP Group. However, the Commission proposal establishing a European Services e-card...



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