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Alena Diepold

Alena is a research assistant at the Centre for International Relations of the Faculty of Law of the University of Cologne and supports students from Cologne and from partner universities of the faculty in realising their studies abroad. She studied law at the Universities of Cologne and Passau and passed her First State Examination in Law in Passau in July 2020. During her focus studies at the University of Cologne, she specialised in International Public Law and European Union Law. Already during her studies, Alena worked as a student assistant at the Universities of Cologne and Passau. Next to that, she was involved in the Cologne local group and the German national board of the European Law Students’ Association. Before returning to the University of Cologne accompanying her doctoral studies, Alena worked as a research assistant in an international law firm.

Current research project

Alena is currently writing her doctoral thesis on “Sustainability as an Aspect of the Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights” (working title).


Alena Diepold
PhD candidate