International cooperation

Our scholars engage in international research projects and networks, they are awarded prestigious fellowships and participate in international conferences and workshops.
Most recent activities include:

Research Projects and Networks

Comparative Study of Electoral Systems (CSES)
COST Action ‘The True European Voter: A Strategy for Analyzing the Prospects of European Electoral Democracy that Includes the West, the South, and the East of the Continent’
European Network for Contemporary History (EURHISTXX)
Future of EU-Turkey relations: mapping dynamics and testing scenarios (FEUTURE)
National and European Governance: Polish and Norwegian Cooperation Towards More Efficient Security, Energy and Migration Policies (GOODGOV)
Regime and Society in Eastern Europe 1956-1989 (RESOCEA)

Fellowships and Research Stays

Andrew W. Mellon East-Central European Research Fellowship in Humanities and Social Science (Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna)
DAAD Research Grant for Polish Scholars (Forschungsstelle Osteuropa, Bremen)
European Centre for Sociology and Political Science (CESSP), University Paris 1: Pantheon – Sorbonne
Imre Kertesz Kolleg, University of Jena
Netherlands Institute of Advanced Studies

Conferences and Workshops

Our scholars regularly present results of their research at conferences and workshops organized by ECPR (European Consortium for Political Research), IPSA (International Political Science Association), UACES (Academic Association for Contemporary European Studies), CES (Council for European Studies) and many other.
To celebrate its 25th anniversary the Institute organized in December 2015 a high-level international conference on ‘new Yalta’ with the participation of renowned scholars from Poland, Germany and Russia.



We cooperate on a permanent basis with a number of research institutions, including:
Lithuanian Academy of Sciences (Lithuania)
National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS – France)
Russian Academy of Sciences (Russian Federation)

Our scholars have worked on research projects in cooperation with academics from:
Bahcesehir University (Turkey)
College of Europe (Belgium & Poland)
Corvinus University (Hungary)
Free University Brussels (Belgium)
Hebrew University (Israel)
NOVA University Lisbon (Portugal)
Oxford University (United Kingdom)
Sofia University (Bulgaria)
University of Cologne (Germany)
University of Jena (Germany)
University of Michigan (USA)
University of Tasmania (Australia)
University of Technology and Science (Australia)
University Paris 1: Pantheon-Sorbonne (France)

We are an institutional partner of EURHISTXX (European Network for Contemporary History).

We are a full member of ECPR (European Consortium for Political Research).