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Department of Politics and Public Policy

Faculty of Social Sciences in Warsaw

The Department of Politics and Public Policy excelles in teaching and research in the discipline of social sciences, in particular the decision making processes, governance, and the impact of politics on society. Department Head: Igor Lyubashenko, Ph.D | Associate Professor.

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About us

Our team includes political scientists, sociologists and historians.

We analyze interactions between different actors of the political system, and design and evaluate public policy.

In teaching, we combine theory and practice so that our graduates are well prepared to effectively shape and interpret political challenges of today.

Bachmann, Klaus
Bio
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Specialization
historian, political scientist, lecturer in German, specializies in issues of European integration, totalitarian regimes and transitional justice
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Klaus Bachmann
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Professor
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warszawa
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political-science-and-public-administration
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Professor Klaus Bachmannhistorian, political scientist, lecturer in German, specializies in issues of European integration, totalitarian regimes and transitional justice
Cześnik, Mikołaj
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Specialization
sociologist and political scientist, specializes in analysis of political systems
First and last name
Mikołaj Cześnik
Academic degree or title
Ph.D. / Associate Professor
City
warszawa
Discipline
political-science-and-public-administration
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Ph.D. / Associate Professor Mikołaj Cześniksociologist and political scientist, specializes in the analysis of poitical systems
Lyubashenko, Igor
Bio
Tak
Specialization
political scientist, researches the principles of effective public policy design
Permanent employee
Tak
First and last name
Igor Lyubashenko
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Ph.D. / Associate Professor
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warszawa
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political-science-and-public-administration
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Ph.D. / Associate Professor Igor Lyubashenkopolitical scientist, researches the principles of effective public policy design
Markowski, Radosław
Bio
Tak
Specialization
political scientist
Permanent employee
Tak
First and last name
Radosław Markowski
Academic degree or title
Professor
City
warszawa
Discipline
political-science-and-public-administration
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Professor Radosław Markowskipolitical scientist
Stanley, Ben
Bio
Tak
Specialization
Sociologist and political scientist
Permanent employee
Tak
First and last name
Ben Stanley
Academic degree or title
Ph.D. / Associate Professor
City
warszawa
Discipline
sociology
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profesor uczelni
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Ph.D. / Associate Professor Ben StanleySociologist and political scientist
Żerkowska-Balas, Marta
Bio
Tak
Specialization
sociologist and political scientist
Permanent employee
Tak
First and last name
Marta Żerkowska-Balas
Academic degree or title
Ph.D. / Assistant Professor
City
warszawa
Discipline
political-science-and-public-administration
Position
adiunkt
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Ph.D. / Assistant Professor Marta Żerkowska-Balassociologist and political scientist, specializing in theory and practice of democracy

Research

We conduct research under the auspices of the Institute of Social Sciences.

Institute's webpage

Research Centers

We carry out numerous research projects on political systems, voting behavior and public policy. We work in the following research centers:

Teaching

We offer a graduate study program in Public Policy Design.

Review our study program: