Jana is a Research Fellow at the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy. She graduated in International Relations from Masaryk University in Brno, and she is currently finishing her Ph.D. studies there. During her studies, she gained experience also at the University of Bologna and the University of Pristina. Her previous working experience involves Central European think tanks and EULEX EU’s Rule of Law Mission to Kosovo. She was a VIsiting Scholar in the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik in Brussels and ReThink.CEE Fellow in the German Marshall Fund of the United States. In her research, she focuses primarily on the Western Balkans, EU enlargement policy, Europeanization and democratization, as well as Visegrad cooperation and V4-Western Balkans relations.