František Koudelka holds a degree in International Area Studies (BA) from the Charles University in Prague and in Global History (MA) from a joint program at the Free University and Humblodt University in Berlin. Throughout his studies, he accomplished several internships at institutions such as Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung in Prague, International Institute for Counter Terrorism in Herzliya, Israel, or the Information Center of the United Nations in Prague. After his studies, he worked at the NGO People in Need in Prague and as a language specialist at a movie subtitling company. His academic interests include globalization, energy security and the role of collective memory in the realm of IR and within East European societies. From February 2019, he will conduct the module "International Relations" at the MGIMO as a Tutor of the Free University Berlin within the program German Studies Russia.