Jana Sikorska


Phd Researcher in International Law
Teaching Assistant, LL.M in International Law
Spoken languages
Slovak, Czech, English, French
Areas of expertise
  • Public International Law
  • International Organisations
  • Governance, Global and Local
  • International Legal Theory
Geographical Region of Expertise
  • Western Europe
  • Central Europe

PhD Thesis


Title: Strolling the Streets of International Geneva: A Study of Social and Regulatory Interactions of Cities with International Organisations

PhD Supervisor: Janne Nijman

Expected completion date: 2024




Jana Šikorská is a PhD student in the International Law Department at the Graduate Institute. She is enrolled in the PhD 'fast-track' programme which combines the MA and PhD studies and which is reserved for the most qualified candidates. Before coming to Geneva, Jana completed her LL.B. (Hons) at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom (2019). Currently, Jana works as a Teaching Assistant in the LL.M. in International Law Programme at the Graduate Institute.



Academic Work experience


Research Experience

Research Intern - Czech Centre for Human Rights and Democracy
Research Assistant to Professor Kubo Mačák


Relevant Publications and Works


1. "Could cities stand up to illiberalism?", V4 Human Rights Review (Spring 2020)
2. "Istanbul Convention: a wolf in sheep’s clothing or yet another witch-hunt?", V4 Human Rights Review (Summer 2020)
3.  "Embarking on the “Polish way”? Amendments to abortion laws in Slovakia", V4 Human Rights Review (Autumn 2020)
4. Jana Šikorská and Tomáš Morochovič (co-authors), "Matovič nie je medzinárodný zločinec, podanie na súd v Haagu neuspeje", Denník N (Op-Ed)