Anna obtained her MA in International Relations from Corvinus University of Budapest in 2007. She also accomplished the ‘Joint European Master in Comparative Local Development’ organised by BCE, the University of Trento, the University of Regensburg, and the University of Ljubljana. Later she became the Executive Director of this joint master course. Recently, she is a PhD Candidate of the Doctoral School of International Relations at Corvinus University. Parallel to her studies, among others, she worked as senior desk officer in charge of European social affairs during the Hungarian EU Presidency. She joined the Hungarian Institute of International Affairs in March 2014. As a fellow of HIIA/IFAT, her main field of research is the Western Balkans, with particular attention to the European integration process, social and political developments as well as the region’s international relations.