Short CV/Education and training

  • 1995
    Matura (A-levels) in Polish, English and Geography

  • 1996 – 1999
    Bachelor of Arts (Licencjat) in International Relations, University of Warsaw, Poland

  • 1999 – 2001
    Master of Arts in Cultural Studies, Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland

  • 2002 – 2005
    Doctoral studies at the Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany, in sociology, social psychology and political science

  • 2005 – 2007
    Scholarship from the German Research Foundation (DFG) for the Research Training Group "Markets and Social Systems in Europe", University of Bamberg, Germany (terminated April 2006)

  • 2006 – 2013
    Research associate at the Institute of Sociology, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany

  • 2010 – 2013
    Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen

Selected publications

  • Nowicka, M., Rovisco, M.: Companion to Cosmopolitanism. Ashgate, Farnham 2011.

  • Nowicka, M., Rovisco, M.: Cosmopolitanism in Practice. Ashgate, Farnham 2009.

  • Nowicka, M.: Von Polen nach Deutschland und zurück. Die Arbeitsmigration und ihre Herausforderungen für Europa. Ed., transcript, Bielefeld 2007.

  • Nowicka, M.: Transnational Professionals and Their Cosmopolitan Universes. Campus, Frankfurt am Main and New York 2006.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • ERC Starting Grant "TRANSFORmIG. Transnational Transfer of Multicultural Habitus" (Grant agreement No. 313369), 2013 – 2018

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • The Young Academy of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW) and the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

  • European Sociological Association

  • German Sociological Association (DGS)

  • Research Network Mobile Professionals

  • Research Network, 1989

  • Scientific Board member BBAW Scientific Year 2013/2014

  • Scientific Board member EU 7th Framework Consortium "Welfare, Wealth and Work for Europe", 2012 – 2016

  • Expert EU 7th Framework, April/May 2012

Review activities:

  • Ashgate Publishers; Routledge; The British Journal of Sociology; Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies; Global Networks – A Journal of Transnational Affairs; Current Sociology; Space and Culture; Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory; Revija za sociologiju/Sociological Review; Employment and Economy in Central and Eastern Europe

Additional qualifications

  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Short-term visiting lectureship at the University of Warsaw, Poland, 2009 – 2010

  • Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany, 2001 – 2002

  • Stays abroad: Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France, 2001

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Soft Skills

  • Parental leave, 2009


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