Alicja Swierczek is the European Affairs and Programme Manager at ECSA. Ms. Swierczek first joined ECSA as Research Assistant in November 2016 and became Programme Officer in May 2017. Prior, Ms Swierczek worked, amongst others, as trainee at the European Commission, DG Home and Internal Affairs. She holds a Master in Politics, Security and Integration from the University College London as well as a Bachelor in Sociology and Philosophy from the University of Vienna. Ms. Swierczek is a German mother tongue speaker and fluent in Polish and English with an intermediate knowledge of French.