The editorial office
Eva received her bachelor’s degree in European Studies at the Univeristy of Maastricht. A true researcher, she is currently following the master’s program for European research at Maastricht University, where she is a student ambassador for the program. Eva speaks Dutch, English, German, and French.
Eva specialises in European integration history from a transatlantic perspective. Her thorough analyses and sharp pencil have earned her the title of editor-in-chief at EUpinion. She has been with EUpinion since the very first day.
Ljuba finished her bachelor’s degree in International Studies and European Institutions at Unversitá degli Studi di Milano in 2015. She continued her studies at the University of Economics in Prague, and an exchange semester at the university of Warsaw, in the field of International Relations, with a specialisation in migration.
Ljuba is a specialist when it comes to European institutions and migration policy in particular. She is currently a junior at Edelman in Milan and can be considered a polyglot as she speaks English, Italian, French, Bulgarian, and Czech. She is a well-respected author at EUpinion. She has been with EUpinion since the very first day.
Petra holds a bachelor’s degree in Diplomacy and one in business economics, respectively from the University of Economics in Prague and the Masaryk University Brno. In 2017, she graduated from the Prague university with her master in the field of International Relations, including an exchange semester at Seoul National University. Currently, she is working at SAP at the organisational management team.
Petra is a specialist when it comes to international politics and speaks English, German, Czech, and Polish fluently. Her critical attitude towards the delivered quality of herself and her colleagues is praised at the EUpinion office.
Irina joined EUpinion in April 2018 as an editor. She holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of West Bohemia and a master’s degree in International Economic Relations from the University of Economics in Prague. Furthermore, Irina has always been internationally oriented, which is illustrated by her semester spent in Moscow, her traveling spirit, and her ability to speak 5 languages – English, Ukrainian, Russian, Spanish and Czech.
Irina is a specialist when it comes to foreign policy and the EU’s relation with its Eastern neighbours. She currently works in the HR department at SAP in Prague.
Ivana joined EUpinion in the summer of 2018. She holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Sciences PO, where she was enabled to study at Moscow State University of International Relations for a semester. During this period, she was also active at AIESEC. Currently, she’s finishing her master’s degree in International Energy at Sciences PO and an intern at the Kuwait Financial Center.
Ivana is a true global citizen, exemplified through her studies abroad, her work abroad, and the fact that she speaks eight languages fluently (Arabic, Czech, English, French, Georgian, Russian, German, and Slovak).
Koen holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Nijmegen University and a masters’s degree in International Relations from the University of Economics, Prague. He spent most of his student-career researching economic crises models and their possible implications for the EU. He speaks Dutch, English, and German.
Koen is mainly responsible for the weekly opinion pieces as he does not shy away from airing his opinion and opening up public debate. Currently, Koen is a junior consultant at Omnicom PR Group. He is the initiator of EUpinion.
For information, inquiries, or a chance to join EUpinion, feel free to contact the main go-to point, Koen Durlinger.
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