Óscar Fernández is a second-year PhD candidate at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, also affiliated with the Barcelona Institute of International Studies (IBEI). His PhD focuses on the EU’s role in global health. This article details his experience on a RENPET-funded research stay.
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