Research projects

Individual research projects:

2017-2019 (ongoing) “The transformation of European identification and EU attitudes after the refugee and migrant crisis”
Funding: Ministerio de Economía, Industria y Competitividad – Programa JDC-Formación
Host institution: Department of Social Sciences, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

2016-2017 “The limits of diversity in European unity: European identification and preference for internal migration”
Funding: University of Granada – Programa de Perfeccionamiento de Doctores
Host institution: Centre for European Studies (CES) at Harvard University

2010-2015 “We, the New Citizens of Europe”: European Identity in Central and Eastern European Member States of the European Union. Determinants, Contents and  Consequences”
Funding: FPU Programme, Spanish Ministry of Education (Doctoral research project)
Host institution: University of Granada


Participation in collaborative research projects:

2015-2019: “Polskie organizacje imigranckie w Europie” (Polish Migrant Organizations in Europe)
International project funded by the Polish Science Foundation (NCN) (Grant amount: 260.000 EUR)
Coordinating Institution: University of Warsaw, Poland (Michal Nowosielski)
Member of the research team, responsible for the Spanish case study

2016: “Autoritarismo y neopatrimonialismo en el espacio post-soviético: Dinámicas internas e influencia exterior”
Coordinating Institution: Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED)
Funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science, grant number CSO2012-36100
Research assistant (responsible for building dataset for comparative analysis)

2013: “Seconomics – Socio-Economics meets Security”
Project funded by the 7th Framework Programme of the EU
Coordinating Institution: University of Trento, Italy
National expert (Poland) working for the team led by Prof. Zdenka Mansfeldova

2010-2013:  “La ciudadanía europea en España: comportamiento político y actitudes políticas hacia el proceso de integración” [European citizenship in Spain: political behaviour and attitudes towards the process of integration]
Coordinating Institution: Pompeu Fabra University
Project Coordinator: Prof. Mariano Torcal (
Funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science, grant number CSO2009-14434
Member of the research team

2006-2007: “Understanding Puzzles in the Gendered European Map (UPGEM)”
Coordinating Institution: Women’s Studies Centre, Faculty of International and Political Studies, University of Lodz, Poland
Project Coordinator: Prof. Elzbieta H. Oleksy (
Project funded by the 6 th Framework Programme of the EU
Research Assistant