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PhDr. Bc. Michal Dimitrov, Ph.D.

Michal Dimitrov received his bachelors’ degrees in area studies (2006) and journalism (2007) and masters’ degree in German and Austrian studies (2009), all from the Charles University in Prague. His research interests are migration, integration and populism. In his doctoral thesis (2017), he focused on the local integration policy on migrants in Berlin a Vienna 1971–2011. In 2008, he completed an internship at the German Federal Parliament (Bundestag, Internationales Parlaments-Stipendium) in Berlin, two years later he was awarded a fellowship by the International Center for Journalism of the Freie Universität Berlin (October 2010–July 2011). Within the program of the European Journalism-Fellowships (EJF), he did research on “Integration policy in Berlin 1971–2011”. Apart from his academic career, he has worked as a freelance journalist (reporter, editor, commentator and presenter) for Česká televize (Czech Television) since 2005. From 2009–2011 he published ca. 70 articles at the newsportal iHNed.cz/Hospodářské noviny, covering German speaking countries.