analyst of international relations, specialist in current theory and practice of diplomacy. He completed a master's degree (Mgr.) And a rigorous continuation (PhDr.) In international relations and diplomacy (2005) and received a doctorate (PhD.) In international relations (2008) at the Faculty of Political Science and International Relations, Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica . As part of his studies, he completed a study stay at the University of Cologne (Germany).
As an intern, he worked within the Slovak Diplomatic Service at the embassies in Vienna, Budapest and The Hague and at the Diplomatic Protocol Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Slovak Republic, as well as within the EU institutions in the European Parliament.
As a visiting researcher, he worked at the Netherlands Institute of International Relations Clingendael in The Hague (Netherlands) and as a university teacher at the Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences of Comenius University and the Faculty of International Relations of the University of Economics in Bratislava. He currently works as a university teacher at FPVaMV UMB in Banská Bystrica and at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague.
PAJTINKA, Erik. Slovník diplomacie. Bratislava: PAMIKO spol., 2013. ISBN 9788085660081
PAJTINKA, Erik. Základy teórie a praxe diplomacie. Bratislava: PAMIKO spol., 2015. ISBN 978-80-85660-11-1.