Graduated from: University of Warsaw (PhD in Economics), University College Dublin (MA in Economics), University of Wroclaw (MA in Sociology); the procedure of the professor of social sciences was conducted by Polish Academy of Sciences; she was awarded a scholarship of the Foundation for Polish Science; she visited: Humboldt Universiät in Berlin (ERC grant), Utrecht University in the Netherlands (visiting professor), University College London (visiting scholar); she is a member of the Scientific Council of the Center for Migration Research at the University of Warsaw; she supervised 4 doctorates (another 3 are being completed) and over 70 MA theses; she published more than 50 publications in prestigious international and publishing houses; she obtained many prestigious research grants, including H2020 and the National Science Center: OPUS, Sonata Bis, Harmonia and KBM. Member of the international migration Research Network IMISCOE, Polish Sociological Society, British Sociological Association, European Sociological Association.
In 2005-2021 – assistant professor and university professor at the SWPS University of Social Science and Humanities; 2016-2021 director of the Interdisciplinary Doctoral School of the SWPS University. In 2015-2019, she founded and managed the Młodzi research center in Centrum Lab / Youth Research Center and Mobility Research Group (2020-2021).
At Kozminski University, she is at the Department of Economics and she is the Director of Center for Research on Social Change and Human Mobility (CRASH).
Her research agenda covers: human capital, international labor migrations, the labor market, and professional careers; her research shows the significance and impact of the experience of working abroad on human capital, with particular emphasis on social competences and the course of the process of non-material migration remittances; her works have been published in renowned scientific journals (including Work, Employment and Society, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Europe-Asia Studies, International Migration, Social Policy and Society); her monographs have been published in key publishing houses: Routledge, Palgrave Macmillan, UCL Press, Amsterdam University Press, Scholar.
Details of the research agenda and achievements can be found at: www.izabelagrabowska.com.