UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)


Professor Katarzyna Andrejuk

Visiting Scholar

Katarzyna Andrejuk is associate professor at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences (profesor Instytutu). Her interests include multiculturalism, migrations (migrants on the labour market, student mobility), European Union, and Europeanisation. She obtained her PhD degrees in sociology - from the University of Warsaw, and in law - from the Institute of Law Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences. She also studied at Queen Mary University of London (LLM). Her habilitation in sociology explored the significance of Ukrainian migrant entrepreneurship in Poland (“Ukrainian entrepreneurs in Poland. Structure and agency in the settlement process“, IFIS PAN, Warsaw 2017).

She was a principal investigator of research projects about immigrant entrepreneurship in Poland and about labour market adaptation of Turkish migrants. She also cooperated as an investigator in other national and international projects concerning migration and welfare, survey data harmonization, and panel surveys in Poland. She worked as a visiting scholar at the European University Institute in Florence (Migration Policy Institute), Herder Institute in Marburg, and Helsinki University (Ruralia Institute). In the academic year 2020-2021, she is a visiting scholar at UCL SSEES.


K. Andrejuk, Self-employed migrants from EU Member States in Poland: differentiated professional trajectories and explanations of entrepreneurial success,“Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies", II 2017, vol. 43(4), pages 560-577, DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2016.1249050

K. Andrejuk, Vietnamese in Poland: How does ethnicity affect immigrant entrepreneurship?, "Asian and Pacific Migration Journal", December 2016, vol. 25(4), pages 379-400, DOI: 10.1177/0117196816673843

K. Andrejuk, Strategizing Integration in the Labor Market. Turkish Immigrants in Poland and the New Dimensions of South-to-North Migration, “Polish Sociological Review, vol. 2 (206)/ 2019.

K. Andrejuk, Ukrainian Immigrants and Entrepreneurship Drain: Towards a Concept of Governance Induced Migration, 2019 (vol. 3), "East European Politics and Societies" DOI: 10.1177/0888325419835018

K. Andrejuk, Entrepreneurial strategies as a response to discrimination: Experience of Ukrainian women in Poland from the intersectional perspective, "Anthropological Notebooks" vol. 24(3)/2018, 25–40

K. Andrejuk, What makes a ‘good immigrant’? Perception of ideal migrants and unwanted foreigners in the ESS 2014. In: F. Sztabinski, P. Sztabinski, H. Domański (eds), New Uncertainties and Anxieties in Europe: Seven Waves of the European Social , Peter Lang, 2018.

K. Andrejuk, Polish students at London universities and their attitudes towards the Polish diaspora in the UK, „Studia Migracyjne – Przegląd Polonijny” nr 1/2011.

K. Andrejuk, Przedsiębiorcy ukraińscy w Polsce. Struktura i sprawstwo w procesie osiedlenia, IFiS PAN Publishers, Warsaw 2017 [Monograph published in Polish. English translation of the title: Ukrainian entrepreneurs in Poland. Structure and agency in the settlement process]