Magdalena Kaffai studied Comparative and European Law (LL.B.) and Transnational Law (LL.M.) in Germany, Spain and Italy. During her degree, she focused on international systems for the protection of human rights and conducted research on the rights of affected people in the Colombian transitional justice process. In Costa Rica and Colombia, she worked in the field of international cooperation, among others with the Delegation of the EU in Bogotá on the implementation of the peace agreement. From July to December 2019, she was legal trainee at ECCHR, working for Wolfgang Kaleck. Since January 2020, she works as research fellow in all ECCHR programs.