Viktória Lilla Pató graduated in public administration studies (BA) and international public service relations (MA) from the University of Public Service, while in 2015 she also studied at the Faculty of Law of the University of Milan. Since 2017 she is doing research in science policy at the Doctoral School of Public Administration Sciences. During her university studies, she gained several professional experiences at the Constitutional Court of Hungary, at the National Assembly and at the Embassy of Hungary in Rome. Currently, she is the vice-president for foreign affairs at the Association of Hungarian Ph.D. and DLA Candidates.
From 2020 she works as an associate researcher in European digitalization and science development at the University of Public Service, József Eötvös Research Center- European Strategy Research Institute (EUSTRAT).