Bernhard Zaglmayer is a scientific researcher at the K.U. Leuven (Catholic University of Leuven), where he works mainly for the European section of the Institute of Social Law, organized as the Research Unit on European Social Security (RUESS), and for the European Institute for Social Security. He has previously been involved in projects related to European social security for the Council of Europe and the European Commission, in particular “twinning programs” that aim to support civil servants of the new European Union member states in the implementation of European Commission law. He graduated as a lawyer from the Leopold Franzens University Innsbruck in Austria and then participated in the multidisciplinary postgraduate program Master in European Social Security at the Catholic University of Leuven. In 2003, Mr. Zaglmayer was awarded a five-month internship at the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium, during which he dealt extensively with European social security coordination law.