Born and raised in Germany by Polish parents. Studied Psychology and Communication Science at the LMU in Munich. Joined "Europe in the World", an advanced journalism programme about political journalism in the EU at the DMJX in Aarhus, DK, and the Hogeschool Utrecht, NL. Journalistic traineeship at the newspaper Passauer Neue Presse. Freelance journalist (e.g. Al Jazeera English, Die Welt, Cicero Online, Vice, Krakow Post, Mr. Motley, tz Munich, lichtung). For more information: www.oliviakortas.com.