Graduates of Anglo-American University in Prague have a wide array of employment and international study opportunities at their disposal. Our alumni body is proud to include a growing number of working professionals, including government officials, ambassadors, company owners, and top managers from international companies such as Xerox, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, Raiffeisenbank, and all of the “Big 4” firms, PwC, Deloitte, EY, and KPMG.
When asked about what they learned during their time at AAU University, our graduates often mention the benefits of studying in an international environment where cultural differences led them towards new and innovative methods of problem solving and negotiation. Our education is intellectually challenging, encourages initiative and decisiveness, and promotes diplomacy and collaboration – characteristics which are highly valued in the professional world.
AAU may be a small school, but our alumni have taken some big steps. Read about their journeys:
Simona Chmelíková, 2020 Alumna
Hey everyone, my name is Simona Chmelíková, and I'm an AAU Alumna with a BA in International Relations, graduating class of 2020. During my studies I’ve worked in internships at a variety of organizations around Europe.Today, I'd like to tell you more about the work that I'm currently doing at the BBSK vaccination center.
Egor Kolpakov, 2020 Alumni
Introducing Egor Kolpakov: CEO of The Miners Coffee and BA Business Administration Alumni. A globetrotter from a young age, Egor was schooled in Italy, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the Czech Republic. A rebel in a suit, Egor has always set out to do the extraordinary in building an impressive coffee business right here in Prague.
Vanda Proskova, 2020 Alumna
When people say they’re volunteers, usually that means they’re helping a local non-profit, fundraising, or doing community service. When Vanda Proskova says she’s a volunteer, she means she is the Vice-Chair of PragueVision Institute for Sustainable Security.
Tomáš Bendl, 2018 Alumnus
Tomáš Bendl graduated from AAU with both a BA in International Relations (2013) and an MA in International Relations and Diplomacy (2018). He is now part of Médecins Sans Frontières, an international humanitarian NGO focused in conflict zones and in countries affected by endemic diseases!
Anita Hansen Hrubešová, 2017 Alumna
Since graduating from AAU, Anita Hansen Hrubešová has accomplished so much, both personally and professionally in just a couple of years. As founder of Copenhagen Calligraphy, she has grown a high-end calligraphy agency from scratch, and has since worked with luxury fashion brands, hotels, and Michelin restaurants round the world.
Matyaš Kodl, 2017 Alumnus
With generations of art collectors behind him, Matyaš Kodl is now moving Prague’s contemporary art scene forward with the Kodl Contemporary, the newly opened contemporary arm to the Kodl Gallery which is hosting the country’s largest art auctions…
Lucie Nemcova, 2017 Alumna
Introducing Lucie: a truly global citizen but a Czech passport holder with razor sharp policy and analytical skills that have taken her to the transnational political arena of European Parliament in Brussels to the Deputy Mayor’s Office in Prague as she focuses her specialization and Ph.D. research on the bureaucratic autonomy of local government…
Anton Zolotyhk, 2016 Alumnus
Meet our alumnus, Anton Zolotyhk. He graduated in 2016 with a BA in Communications & Mass Media from the School of Journalism, Media, & Visual Arts and has been busy ever since! Anton is a Line Producer with 11+ years of experience working in international media organizations in both Europe and the U.S. He is currently a line producer/director at the Voice of America in Washington, DC.
Michal Hron, 2016 Alumnus
Before starting our interview, I tried to recall how I met Michal Hron. I’m unsure if it was a shared class or a mutual friend, but what I can definitely tell you is that Michal is one of those people at AAU that staff, faculty and fellow students alike know by name…
Kamila Q. Suchomel, 2016 Alumna
In 2014, AAU met Kamila Suchomel. She’s the living definition of bubbly, but turns into a serious intellect on a dime when talking about international humanitarianism and development, and has possibly been the most involved AAU community member in the school’s history…
Sendin Arnautovic, 2016 Alumnus
Since graduating from AAU, Sendin Arnautovic has joined one of the leading organizations in water sustainability- The Bluewater Group. In this short interview, he explains what it means to be part of Bluewater, his future plans, and what it means to be an Alumni.
Kristýna Jamnická, 2016 Alumna
In 2016 from AAU blossomed a gifting goddess. Graduated from Business Administration: Marketing and Communication Emphasis, Kristýna Jamnická comes from Opava in Moravia. After living in Prague, studying at AAU and working in the marketing department for Nestlé Nespresso, she moved back to her hometown. Why?…
Huzan Balay, 2016 Alumna
As I am about to begin a new chapter in my life and enter the ‘real world,’ I like to look back at all the things and individuals who have helped me turn into the person I am today. Anglo American University is a place I will always come back to, whether it is during a conversation I’m having with someone, a sweet memory of my time in this wonderful city or an actual visit to Prague…
Malika Vitarigova, 2015 Alumna
While pedaling my Rekola bike to meet Malika in one of Holešovice many trendy cafes, I simultaneously pedalled through thoughts of how we met… It was one of those classic AAU conundrums, where you don’t exactly know which class or mutual friend it was, but you just know them, you know?
Salome Tsutskiridze, 2015 Alumna
For Salome Tsutskuridze the experience of studying at AAU was life-changing. Having previously worked in publishing, an NGO, and the public sector, Salome found her true passion in leading projects. Currently, she is the Head of Project Management at GSN (Georgian Service Network).
Katherine Dedukh, 2014 Alumna
If you studied at AAU between 2011 and 2014, you may of been used to seeing a pretty vintage blue bike outside of the Lazarska campus and its owner, Katherine Dedukh, somewhere nearby. Estonian by birth, Katherine moved to Prague to study journalism at AAU. She’s used her studies to worked with Prague Radio, Russia Today and Estonia’s Public Broadcast, and she got her Master of Global Marketing at York University in the UK. Today, she can be found in Lisbon where she is the CEO and co-founder of Techreach, a digital marketing, and software development agency…
Aleksandra Artamonovskaja, 2013 Alumna
Aleksandra Artamonovskaja was one of the first students AAU sent on an international exchange to Rio de Janeiro. Now, she lives in London and is currently working as a .ART Global Ambassador and Co-Founder of Electric Artefacts.
Johana Sedláčková, 2013 Alumna
On November 24th, I had the pleasure to sit down with Johana Sedláčková Vamberská for a coffee, just across the road from her office. I hadn’t seen her for a few of years since she finished her Bachelor’s in International Relations at AAU, but her name and presence certainly had not faded as I have heard about her continuing her studies at Oxford and spearheading a new poetry sharing app called Poetizer. So, I was able to get the scoop on what she’s been up to, and also a bit about where this alumna came from…
Chris Lettner, 2012 Alumnus
Meet Chris Lettner. An Austrian born in Germany, he went to school in Munich and Salzburg, and was first introduced to Prague when he spent a year at the Terezín Initiative Institute. He started university in Vienna but moved back to Prague where he finished his BA in Journalism and Communications at AAU in 2012…
Matthew Ralston, 2011 Alumnus
Washington-state native Matthew Ralston moved to Prague in 2009 to get his MBA at AAU- after all he is part czech. In 2011, he wrapped up the MBA program graduating with honours…
Marek Čermák, 2011 Alumnus
Marek is a 25-year-old entrepreneur that has successfully opened ‘The Candy Store’ – a brightly coloured and eccentrically decorated store that reminds me of that Robin Williams film Toys, not to mention Charlie and the Chocolate Factory…
Vojtech Lambert, 2010/2013 Alumnus
How does one become a rockstar entrepreneur? Ask Vojtech Lambert, BA and MABLIM alumnus of AAU. He co-founded and is managing, LCG New Media, a full-service digital agency ranked among TOP 30 Google partners in the Czech Republic, and is an actual rockstar. He started playing drums in 2003, has released 4 albums with 2 different bands, and has played at festivals such as Rock for People and Colors of Ostrava.
Erica Carlino, 2008 Alumna
Erica Carlino, MA is dedicated to making the world a better place by engaging youth in international human rights work and helping to develop and implement Sustainable Development Goals. She lived in Prague from 2005 to 2010, where she obtained her Masters’ degree in Sociology and Public Policy at AAU in 2008. Erica currently is an NGO Representative to the United Nations and Executive Director of the Global Purpose Project and Teacher.
Aleksandar Isirov, 2007 Alumnus
Isirov is a 2007 AAU graduate. Previously with SAP and Oracle as a sales manager, he now works as the GM and co-owner of Nike Prague, the biggest and most modern Nike store in Central Europe…
Lukas Macenauer, 2007 Alumnus
Lukas Macenauer is a BA alumnus of AAU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Macenauer has founded several businesses over the past 20 years – and all of them are still active.
Darya Belkina, 2006 Alumna
Darya Belkina, our 2006 AAU Alumna, was interviewed by Stephanie Lachman. Darya has had an exciting journey since graduating from AAU, and it was really touching to hear from her and learn what she’s achieved…
Goran Isirov, 2005 Alumnus
His career path was extremely interesting. Goran works as the Platform Marketing Manager for MSD (in the United States and Canada known as Merck & Co., Kenilworth, NJ USA). MSD is a global healthcare leader working to help the health of the world through prescription medicines, vaccines, biological therapies, and animal health products. MSD operates in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions to people around the world…
Sašo Belovski, 2004 Alumnus
Meet Sašo Belovski. He earned his Bachelor degree here at AAU, lived in Lausanne, Milano, Leicester and Skopje, and is currently back in Prague developing the impressive portfolio of top global partnerships and brands for the Prague International Marathon, as Business Development Director.
Klára Kolouchová, 2000 Alumna
Meet Klára Kolouchová, one of our 2000 Alumni. Prague born and bred, you would think she has the calmness of the Vltava river in her blood but no, not this fiery adventurer!
Jana Brotankova, 1999 Alumna
Jana Brotankova, 1999 AAU alumna, has spent most of her time since graduation working for the European Commission in Asia and Australia. In a recent interview with Stephanie Lachman, Jana illustrated the ways that living and working in a foreign country has changed her life, and how AAU prepared her for that time abroad…
Jiří Brodský, 1999 Alumnus
Jiří Brodský is perhaps one of AAU’s most notable alumni as of today. After graduating from studying Political Science and Sociology at AAU (then AAC) in 1999, he continued to get his masters at LSE in European Studies to then return to Prague to be the Deputy Director for the Foreign Affairs Department under President Klaus…
Sylvia Vondráčková, 1993 Alumna
Many know Sylvia Vondráčková as a lecturer at AAU for marketing, PR and advertising classes. But, 22 years ago, she was introduced to AAU (then AAC) as a student. Like many of the AAU students we have today, she arrived in Prague fairly internationalized already, perhaps even more than most…