Olga Loblova

Year of Enrollment: 
2010 to 2016
Departmental Affiliation: 
Public Policy
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Olga Löblová is a PhD graduate of the Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations -- Public Policy track. She is interested in the politics of health-care priority-setting and reimbursement decision-making. Her dissertation focuses on the non-diffusion of health technology assessment (HTA) agencies in Central and Eastern Europe. (Read more here: https://spp.ceu.edu/article/2016-06-07/assessing-health-technology-asses...)

She is a visiting lecturer at Sciences Po Paris, collège universitaire de Dijon, where she has been teaching a mandatory course on Introduction to the European Union to first year BA students as well as Introduction to Social Policy to second year BA students. She is also a visiting professor at College of Europe, Bruges, where she teaches a workshop in professional development in European Health, Consumer and Risk Policy. She was a teaching assistant for a mandatory MA course at CEU in qualitative methods.

Olga holds an M.A. degree in Political Science from Sciences Po Paris (2009), where she wrote her master's thesis on the discourse of Slovak pension and healthcare reforms. She also has an M.A. degree in European Interdisciplinary Studies from the College of Europe in Natolin, Warsaw (2010), where she specialized in Europe As a Regional Actor.

During 2011-2012 Olga worked as a health policy analyst in a Brussels consultancy and in the public affairs division of a pharmaceutical company.

She has been the student chair of CEU's Health Reseach Group (https://phrg.ceu.edu) since 2013.

She is also on the editorial board of the emerging Czech health economics journal, "Ekonomie ve zdravotnictví" (http://ezcr.cz/).

She reads and writes in Czech, English, French, and German; she also speaks Polish and some Hungarian. Her geographical area of interest is Central and Eastern Europe.

Fields of interest: EU health policy, national health policy, health care priority-setting, welfare state, Central and Eastern European politics.


PhD Political Science, School of Public Policy, Central European University
MA European Interdisciplinary Studies, College of Europe
MA Recherche Political Science, Sciences Po Paris