Hendrik Caluwé is a recent Cum Laude graduate in International Relations & Diplomacy at the University of Antwerp. At the same university, he obtained a Master in Applied Economics and a bachelor in Socio-Economic Sciences. He is a Belgian national from the Flemish part of the country. As a student, he interned at the Belgian Department International Trade & Investment and studied for one semester at the Université Toulouse 1 Capitole as part of an Erasmus exchange. His political research interests revolve around international trade, political economy and geopolitics. In addition to his fluent knowledge of Dutch and English, Hendrik speaks intermediate French and has a basic knowledge of German and Italian.