Jan Čížek, JUDr.

Adjunct Lecturer, School of International Relations & Diplomacy

Jan Cizek currently works as a deputy director of the Diplomatic protocol department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. From 1993 he served in a number of senior positions at the MFA both at the headquarters and at the postings abroad (i.a. Director – International Law Department, Counsellor for the consular matters – Consul at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Washington D.C., Deputy Head of Mission – Embassy of the Czech Republic in the Hague, the Netherlands, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Lebanon). Having received B.A at the Faculty of Law of the Charles University in Prague, Mr. Cizek earns LL.D. there in 1982. During his diplomatic carreer Mr. Cizek participated at several training courses mainly focused on the international law and he lectured at the Diplomatic Academy of the Czech MFA and at the Olomouc University. Fluent in English, speaks French, Mr. Cizek is married and has two children.


International (Diplomatic) Law Diplomacy and International Relations Negotiations

publications & other activities

  • Commentary on Foreign Exchange Law, 1991
  • Newspaper article on convertibility of Czech crown, 1992
  • Contribution to the publication of the Czech Association of International Law on the applicability of the Convention on Special Missions in preparing of working and/or official visits, 2016
  • Lectures in the Olomouc University, MoFA Diplomatic Academy, Police Academy,
  • Moderator of several panel discussions