Ondřej Horký-Hlucháň, Ph.D.

Senior Researcher, Institute of International Relations Prague

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May 2018–present: Senior Researcher, IIR Prague
September 2016–May 2018: Deputy Director for Research, IIR Prague
June 2013–August 2016: Head of Research Department, IIR Prague
October 2011–May 2013: Deputy Head of Research Department, IIR Prague
November 2005–September 2011: Researcher, IIR Prague

 Teaching Experience

2018–present: Doctoral Course: International Relations and Global Issues, IIR Prague and Metropolitan University, Prague
2016: participation on a course at the University of the Third Age, University of Economics, Prague
2013–2015: 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 in International Economic Relations, University of Economics, Prague. Thesis: Discourses and practices of the Czech development cooperation (in Czech).
2002–2004: Master’s Degree, University of Economics. Major specialisation: International Trade and European Integration. Minor specialisation: Philosophy. Thesis: Sib-Saharan Afrika: Factors of economic growth (Rector’s prize and Ernst & Young prize for excellent Masters thesis).
1998–2001: Bachelor’s Degree in International Trade, University of Economics, Prague
1995–1998: Carnot Lyceum, Dijon

 Foreign Research Fellowships, Internships

September 2018–February 2019: Visiting Researcher, International Institute of Social Studies, The Hague
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
OCtober 2004–January 2005: Exchange programme Erasmus, ESCP-EAP, Paris


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

 Areas of Interest

Global and sustainable development, poverty
Development cooperation and humanitarian aid
Globalization and North-South relations
Gender in development, international relations and international politics
Sub-Saharan Africa

 Other Professional Activities

2018: Member of the expert body of evaluators for the Research, Development and Innovation Counci of the Government of the Czech Republic
2017–present: member of Executive Committee of EADI - European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes
2015–present: member of the Committee for the Coordination of the Positions of the CR Towards Sustainable Development of the Government Council for Sustainable Development of the Czech Republic
2014–present: member of the Editorial Board of Development, Environment and Foresight
2012–present: member of the Editorial Board of Mezinárodní vztahy – Czech Journal of International Relations
2012–present: member of the Board of Trustees of Fórum 50 %.
2011–2016, 2017–present: member of the IIR Board
2014–2016: member of the external advisory team of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.
2010–2012: member of the editorial board of the journal Mezinárodní politika (International Politics)
2008–2013: 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




 Research projects

  • 2018–2020: Podpora hraničního výzkumu na pomezí mezinárodních vztahů a dalších vědních oborů [Support to frontier research on the borders of International Relations and other disciplines]. Projekt OPVVV, reg. č. CZ.02.2.69/0.0/0.0/16_027/0008504.
  • 2016: The rights of LGBT people in an international context. Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TACR) TB050MZV019, team member
  • 2014–2015: 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.