Viliam Ostatník will be joining VUB’s CSDS as a visiting Phd researcher from April to June 2022. Viliam is a PhD candidate at the Department of Political Science at the Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia. His research interests include foreign policy. international relations and security, writing a dissertation about the processes of formation of EU’s CFSP vis-à-vis Russia and China in recent years. He graduated from the Comenius University (B.A.) and from the University of Bologna (M.A.). Viliam’s experience also includes internships in Slovakia and the USA, as well as workshop, seminar, and conference participation in Europe and elsewhere.