Vladimír Bilčík studied political science and economics at Swarthmore College. He obtained an M.Phil. degree in European Politics from the University of Oxford and a Ph.D. in political science from Comenius University in Bratislava. From 1999 to 2019, he worked as a research fellow and later as the head of the EU program at the Slovak Foreign Policy Association (SFPA). From 2005 to 2019, he also worked as an educator at the Department of Political Science at the Faculty of Philosophy of Comenius University.
In May 2019, he became a Member of the European Parliament. In the European Parliament, Vladimír Bilčík is a member of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) and a substitute member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET) and the Committee on Constitutional Affairs (AFCO). He is a member of the center-right group of the European People’s Party (EPP) and has also served as a coordinator/spokesperson for the EPP in the Special Committee on Foreign Interference in all Democratic Processes in the European Union, including Disinformation (ING2). In addition, he was a member of the investigative committee to investigate the use of the Pegasus program and equivalent surveillance spyware (PEGA). He is also the chairman of the parliamentary committee for the stabilization and association of the EU with Montenegro and serves as the European Parliament’s rapporteur for Serbia