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BIO Izabela Grabowska

Associate Professor

Izabela Grabowska

Head of Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program
Head of Youth Research Center
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Profile

Sociologist and economist, specializing in research on employment market, the school-to-work transition as well as development and migration with a focus on skill transfer. Her research interests also include career development of globally mobile individuals, and social remittances.

Since 2001, she has been collaborating with the Centre of Migration Research at the University of Warsaw, where she currently serves as International Research Coordinator. She is a member of the IMISCOE Research Network (International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion), an international research network of 36 member institutes and over 500 scholars from all over Europe. She is Deputy Chair of the Board of Directors and a member of the Executive Board at IMISCOE. She collaborates with Ernst & Young Business School in Bologna, consulting on Public Employment Services, especially EURES, the European job mobility portal. Additionally, she advises District Employment Offices in Poland on the assessment of employment practices and the design of career paths for the unemployed.

She is a national expert at the European Commission for the new European Qualifications Framework (EQF) with respect to the European Skills, Competences, Qualifications and Occupations (ESCO) and a former national expert at the European Mobility Laboratory and European Web-tool for Evaluated Employment Services Practices (WEESP).

At SWPS University, she lectures on personal development, new technologies impacting the job market as well as research planning and methodology.

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More information: www.izabelagrabowska.com

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