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Federal Minister Andreas Scheuer
Federal Minister Andreas Scheuer

Source: Andreas Scheuer Homepage

Born in Passau on 26 September 1974

Married, one child

Studied political science, sociology and economics

Professional Career

1994
School-leaving examination at the Leopoldinum High School in Passau

1998
First State Examination (qualified to teach at intermediate schools) at Passau University

1998 - 2001
Studied political science, sociology and economics at Passau University

2001
Graduated with the degree of Magister Artium in Political Science

Political Career

1994
Joined the Junge Union (Young Christian Democrats)

Since 1994
Member of the Christian-Social Union (CSU) and the Junge Union

1997 - 2003
Chairman of the Passau City branch of the Junge Union

1999 - 2001
Member of the Deutschlandrat, the second highest body of the Junge Union

2001 - 2003
Member of the Executive Committee of the Junge Union in Bavaria

2003
Elected to the CSU Executive Committee of the Passau City branch

Since 2002
Member of the German Bundestag

2009 - 2013
Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development, Federal Government Coordinator for Freight Transport and Logistics

December 2013 - March 2018
Secretary-General of the Christian Social Union

Since February 2016
Chairman of the Lower Bavarian regional branch of the Christian Social Union

Since 14 March 2018
Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure