Dr. Andrea Koblizkova
Vice-Rector, University of Pardubice
Andrea Koblizkova, PhD. is the vice-rector of the University of Pardubice, Czech Republic Her background, combining management, marketing and English studies brought her naturally to the issues of communication important to professionals in business, including socio-pragmatic aspects of intercultural interaction. For fourteen years she worked as the head of the Language Centre of the University of Pardubice. As the member of the Executive Board of the European Confederation of Language Centres in Higher Education (CercleS) and the chair of the Committee of the Czech and Slovak Association of Language Centres, she has been involved in the issues of tertiary language education and language policy in international context. She ran several European and numerous national projects and has been active in intercultural research.