András Palatitz is a graduate student at Corvinus University of Budapest, where he is studying international relations. He is a member of the College for Advanced Studies in Social Theory.
Previously, he took courses at the University of Sophia Antipolis in Nice and at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. In 2010, his scholarship enabled him to take part in an Erasmus program at the Otto Suhr Instutite of Political Science, Freie Universität, Berlin. Beside his affiliation with the Institute for a Democratic Alternative (IDEA), he is involved in the European Voluntary Service program (located at Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo). Research interests: paradigms of democratic development and state-building; the process of democratization in Sub Saharan Africa; developmental policy effects of mainstream international relations theoretical schools; contemporary theories of democracy.