PhDr. Zuzana Lizcová, Ph.D. focuses on German-speaking countries, their role in the international context, and bilateral relations with the Czech Republic. She works as a Department of German and Austrian Studies academic and journalist. During her studies, she did an internship at the Humboldt University in Berlin with the DAAD scholarship support. In the years 2004 - 2013, she worked in the documentation office of the Czech Press Office (ČTK), where she specialized in the German-speaking countries and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe. She then worked as an independent journalist, an analyst at the Association for International Affairs, and a Czech-German Programme coordinator for Young Professionals (CGYPP).