Katarína Chovancová is the 1998 graduate from the Faculty of Law of the Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia (LL.M., JD, PhD) and the University of London (PG LLM in International Dispute Resolution 2011 with merit, PG Certificate in International Business Law 2018 with merit). She works as an associate professor at the Institute of International and European Law at the Faculty of Law of the Pan European University in Bratislava. She is also the senior research fellow at the Institute of State and Law of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, focusing mainly on international investment law and international investment arbitration. Assoc. Prof. Chovancová has already published around 100 studies on the international commercial and investment arbitration in Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, the US and the Netherlands. She is the author of several monographs and the member of the CIArb (European Branch), the Czech Society of International Law, the member of the CILS Congress of Fellows and the member of the Slovak Society of International Law.