Rita Morais joined EUA in February 2013. As project officer she is collaborating on the development of the Memorandum of Understanding that EUA signed with the European Commission in July 2012.
Prior to joining EUA, Rita completed a traineeship at the Academic Cooperation Association, where she became familiar with higher education policy. She was also a trainee at the Directorate-General for Education and Culture of the European Commission, in the unit dealing with school education policies and the Comenius Programme.
Rita received her PhD in Social Psychology from ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (Portugal) in 2012. She holds a BA in Social and Organisational Psychology from the same institution.