Ondřej Horký-Hlucháň, Ph.D.

Senior Researcher, Institute of International Relations Prague

phone +420 251 108 335

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2005 - present: Senior Researcher, IIR Prague
9/2016 - 5/2016: Deputy Director for Research, IIR Prague
2013 - present: Head of Research Department, IIR Prague
2011 - 2013: Deputy Head of Research Department, IIR Prague

 Teaching Experience

2013 - present: Masters Course: Introduction to Development Studies, University of Economics, Prague
2011 - 2014: Masters Course: Introduction to Development Studies, Charles University in Prague
2009 - 2010: Masters Course: International Economic Relations, Metropolitan University, Prague
2005 - 2008: Bachelors and Masters Courses: World Economy, World Economy and developing countries, Seminar on the World Economy and seminar on the World Economy II; participation on the courses International development assistance, Development economics and External relations of the European Union (in Czech), University of Economics, Prague


2004 - 2010: PhD Candidate in International Economic Relations, University of Economics, Prague
2002 - 2004: Master’s Degree, UEP. Major specialisation: International Trade and European Integration. Minor specialisation: Philosophy
1998 - 2001: Bachelor’s Degree in International Trade, University of Economics, Prague
1995 - 1998: Carnot Lyceum, Dijon

 Foreign Research Fellowships, Internships

January - March 2013: Vistitng Researcher, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban; Université d’Antananarivo, Antananarivo
September - October 2009: Visiting Researcher, Deutsche Institut für Entwicklungspolitik, Bonn
October 2006 - July 2007: Postgraduate study and research stay, Graduate Institute of Development Studies, Geneva
2001 - 2002: Exchange programme Erasmus, ESCP-EAP, Paris


Czech - mother tongue
English - fluent
French - fluent
Italian - fluent
Spanish - basic

 Areas of Interest

Global international and sustainable development, poverty
Development of Africa, Asia, Latin America and East Europe
Development and humanitarian aid, international development cooperation
Globalization and North-South relations
Relations of the Czech Republic and the EU with Sub-Saharan Africa
South Africa and Madagascar
Gender in development, international relations and international politics

 Other Professional Activities

2017–present: member of Executive Committee of EADI - European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes
2010–present: Member of ISA (International Studies Association, USA)
2015–present: Member of The Committee for the Coordination of the Positions of the CR Towards Sustainable Development
2014–present: member of the external advisory team of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic (Topics: Czech foreign policy, European policy of the Czech Republic).
2014–present: Member of the Editorial Board of Development, Environment and Foresight
2012–present: Member of the Board of Trustees of Fórum 50 %.
2011–2016: Member of the IIR Board
2010– 2012: Member of the editorial board of the journal Mezinárodní politika (International Politics)
2008–2010: Book Review Editor of the journal Mezinárodní vztahy (International Relations)



Edited Books

Book Chapters

Peer-reviewed Articles

Edited Journal Issues

Other Research Articles

Book Reviews

Other publications

 Columns and Media Appearances



 Conferences and Seminars

 Research projects

  • 2014 – present: Czech Foreign Policy and the “Post-Western” Global Order, Czech Science Foundation (GACR), researcher
  • 2013 – 2014: An Analysis of the Ways of Applying the Czech Transition Experience in Bilateral and Multilateral Development Cooperation, Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TACR), team member.
  • 2012 – 2014: RESAREAS: The Cooperation Network for Research of the Non-European Areas, European Commission and the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports:, head of the research team on theory and methodology, researcher.
  • 2011 – 2012: Evaluation of the Programme of Government Scholarships for Students from Developing countries, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, team leader.
  • 2011: Evaluation of Temporary Exemptions from the Transformation of the Czech ODA, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, team member.
  • 2006 - 2011: European Integration and the Interests of the Czech Republic. The Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, coordinator of the team on methodology.
  • 2006: EU and Africa as "New Neighbours" - Challenges for the Czech Foreign Development Cooperation. GRACES grant programme of the Centre for European Studies, University of Economics, Prague.
  • 2006: Case Studies for International Economic Relations. University Development Fund, team member.