Zuzana Hudcová is a junior researcher and coordinator of the Competencies for Master’s Degree programme at the PRIGO University. She is currently studying a Master’s degree in International Law at the Faculty of Business and Law (LL.M.), Newcastle University and International Development and Environmental Studies (Mgr.) at the Faculty of Science, Palacký University in Olomouc. She previously studied International Relations and Diplomacy at the University of Derby (BA). During her bachelor’s degree, she spent a year on an exchange at The Hague University of Applied Sciences in The Hague, the Netherlands, where she specialized in European Studies, International Law and International Management in the Public Sphere. Her research focuses on human rights, international law enforcement, global socio-economic and environmental development, international conflict resolution and the protection of minorities. In the field of political science, she focuses mainly on the distribution of power and the issue of the state’s external sovereignty (Catalonia, Kurdistan).
In previous years, she participated in internships at the Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic to the UN, internships in the private sector in Redon, France, the Swiss Youth Parliament in Geneva and European Voluntary Service in Gaziantep, Turkey, where she worked with disadvantaged children and taught English and permaculture. She also participated in international trainings in the field of migration, human rights, discrimination, media freedom and non-profit business. She also deals with technical and artistic translation from English and French.