Institute of Sociology of the Jagiellonian University

The Institute of Sociology of the Jagiellonian University has extensive research experience in the fields of gender and inequality studies, migration, rural sociology, economic sociology, intercultural communication, religious and ethnic studies, civil society, the public sphere, media and urban studies.

Recent projects include Doing Family in a Transnational Context – Demographic choices, welfare adaptations, school integration and the everyday life of Polish families living in Polish-Norwegian transnationality (TRANSFAM); Gender equality and quality of life – how gender equality can contribute to development in Europe. 

A study of Poland and Norway (GEQ); TRACKs – TRAnsitions Children and Kindergarten. The Institute has prepared a guide of good practices for immigrants and has collaborated with leading national organisations, such as the Committee for Migration Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Commissioner for Human Rights. 

In the CHILD-UP project, the Institute provides expertise regarding methodological aspects of the research with children (participatory approach and methods), gender dimensions of school socialisation and reproduction of gender orders in classrooms, analysis of the educational policies concerning integration of the migrant children, socio-legal frame and support network (schools, social work institutions, NGOs etc.).


Prof. dr hab. Krystyna Slany

Justyna Struzik Ph.D.
Team Member

Marta Warat Ph.D.
Team Member

Prof. Magdalena Ślusarczyk
Team Member

CHILD-UP researches into the level of integration of migrant children in Europe and their social condition, with the primary aim of providing support for migrant children’s exercise of agency in changing their own conditions of integration and constructing hybrid identities.

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