Imre Andrikó, a fourth-year law student at the Law School of Eotvos Lorand University in Budapest has joined Hungary Foundation for a spring internship in Washington D.C. Besides his university studies, he is also engaged in the Law School of Mathias Corvinus Collegium, a college for advanced students in Hungary. Currently, he is doing his research with the Heritage Foundation in Washington DC on the topic of the ‘Impact of immigration on the concept of State sovereignty under international law’.
Imre attended a bilingual Hungarian-English language high school in Debrecen, where he acquired most of his English language skills. During his high school years, he was an exchange student in Purcellville, VA back in 2016. He completed his high school final exams with two A levels in English language and History and received a general distinction. He has been engaged in legal studies since 2018, with his main focus being public international law. Besides his main interests, he is also engaged in EU law and private international law. For a long time, he examined state sovereignty and the questions of international investment law. Currently, he is writing his thesis on investor-state arbitrations.
He participated in two major international moot court competitions so far. In 2020, Imre and his team ended up winning the Telders International Law Moot Court Competition, which is the largest and most prestigious one in Europe. He enrolled in Mathias Corvinus Collegium at the same time and he also worked for the Ministry of Human Capacities of Hungary in the Department of Health in 2021.
’I am very excited to work as part of the Hungary Foundation’s team as a Communications Intern. I believe that the three months that I can spend in Washington DC will have a long-lasting impact on my career and bring me memories that I’ll always cherish.’ – Imre Andrikó