Curriculum vitae


PhD in Public and Social Policy, Charles University Prague

MA in International Politics, Centre Européen de Recherches Internationales et Stratégiques (CERIS), Brussels and Collège d'Etudes Interdisciplinaires, Université Paris Sud

MSc. in Educational Management, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje

BA in World and Comparative Literature, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje

Field of specialisation: 

My research interest focuses on Contemporary European Politics - legitimacy, party democracy, and political economy - from a comparative perspective. I look into the historical transformations of Eastern and Western political systems, the legitimacy of the EU integration project and the tensions between EU economic governance and representative democracies in the contemporary EU

Teaching activities: 

EU Comparative Politics: Tensions in representative democracies (JSM777), MA and BA Erasmus Programs, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, 2023/2024

Contemporary European Politics: The Political and Economic Development (JSM737), MSC and BA Erasmus Programs, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, 2022/2023

European politics and decision-making (JSM736), MSC and BA Erasmus Programs, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, 2020/2021; 2021/2022

Europeanization and Democratisation: contemporary challenges (JSM733), MA and BA Erasmus Programs, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, 2019/2020; 2020/2021; 2021/2022


Foreign scholarships, fellowships or other academic study abroad: 

Convenor(s): UACES Research Network "Rethinking Europe's East-West Divide" (2024-2026)

Visiting Researcher at Minderoo Center for Technology and Democracy (MCTD), CRASSH, University of Cambridge (2024)

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Alumni - PLATO Innovative Training Network (ITN), financed by Horizon 2020 European Union Funding for Research & innovation

Visiting Researcher at ARENA Center for European Studies, Oslo (2018)

Study visits at Frei University, Berlin, Institute of Vienna, Cambridge University, UK and others.

Visiting Researcher at ECAS, Brussels (2020)


Biographic information: 

Dr. Emilija Tudzarovska is a Lecturer in Contemporary European Politics at Charles University, Faculty of Social Sciences and a Researcher at the Institute of Sociology, Czech Academy of Sciences. She is the coordinator of the UACES Research Network "Rethinking Europe’s East-West Divide" (2024-2025) together with Dr Julia Rone and Dr Eli Gateva. She holds a PhD degree in Public and Social Policy obtained as a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Doctoral Scholar under the Horizon 2020 Program PLATO, which investigated the democratic legitimacy of the EU. She holds an MA in International Politics - CERIS, Brussels & Collège d'Etudes Interdisciplinaires, Université Paris Sud, and an MSc in Educational Management, MKD. She was awarded a few renowned fellowships (2007, 2013, 2017) by MSCA and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung for outstanding academic achievements. She was a visiting researcher at ARENA, the Center for European Studies, the University of Oslo, ECAS Brussels, and others. Before joining the Institute of Sociology, Emilija worked as a practitioner at the (FCO) Policy and Programme Department, at the British Embassy in Skopje (2015-2017) and the German Foundation, Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation in Skopje|Berlin leading regional and national programs and projects in the field of party democracy, social market economy and rule of law (2007-2013). She is the author of the National Report for Anti-Corruption in Macedonia (2013-2015) and an expert member of the Global Network for Anti-Corruption based in Geneva. Her works appear in Routledge, Palgrave and elsewhere. She regularly writes op-eds for Social Europe and other international media: International Politics and Society (IPS), Financial Times (cited) etc.

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