dr Marta Pachocka

Researcher, Head of Migration Policies Research Unit

the head of the Migration Policies Research Unit at the Centre of Migration Research (CMR) of the University of Warsaw and an assistant professor in the Department of Political Studies of the Collegium of Socio-Economics of SGH Warsaw School of Economics. She received her Ph.D. in economics in 2013 with a specialisation in International Relations. At the CMR, she is a researcher in different projects, including: the RESPOND project – “Multilevel Governance of Mass Migration in Europe and Beyond” (2017–2020) co-financed by the EU Horizon 2020 Programme, in which she coordinates two working packages („International protection” and „Reception conditions”) within the Polish team; the IMINTEG project – “In search for models of relations between immigration and integration policies” co-financed by the National Science Centre in Poland (2015–2018), and the project „Atlas of Transitions. New Geographies for a Cross-Cultural Europe” coordinated by the Powszechny Theatre in Poland within Creative Europe Programme (2018–2020). She is on the board of the Polish European Community Studies Association (PECSA) and Research Committee RC46 “Migration and Citizenship” of the International Political Science Association (IPSA) and supports the European Commission Representation in Poland as an EU expert member of the Team Europe network. She is also a member of the International Steering Committee of the Metropolis Project. Involved in many national and international projects co-funded by i.a. EU, Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, National Bank of Poland, Polish National Science Center. Visiting Research Fellow at Centre d’études européennes of Sciences Po Paris (2015). Visiting Professor in Bratislava (2015) and Tartu (2016). Marta’s main research interests include: socio-demographic changes in Europe/the EU and their consequences; international migration, EU policy on migration and asylum; forced migration studies; international economics and international organizations. She is an author and a co-author of many book chapters, journal articles and conference papers.




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