Gagatek Wojciech dr hab.

Gagatek Wojciech

dr hab. Wojciech Gagatek prof. ucz. –  Holds a habilitation in Political Sciences from the University of Warsaw, a PhD in Social and Political Sciences from the European University Institute in Florence, and an MA in Political Science and an MA in Law (in both cases from the University of Warsaw).

He is currently a University Professor at Department of Political Methodology at the Faculty of Political Science and International Studies, University of Warsaw, and Dean’s Representative for Strategy. Previously he worked at the European University Institute in Florence, the Centre for Europe, University of Warsaw and was a fellow at the Institute of Political Science, University of Zurich.

His research interests focus on the political system of the European Union (with a particular interest on the European Parliament), democracy and political representation in the EU, comparative political parties, European comparative politics and social sciences methodology.

Currently he conducts the following research projects:

  1. The Multi-Level Testing of Theories of Party Adaptation – the Polish Case

A grant from the National Science Centre (the Harmonia funding scheme) – Principal Investigator, project’s duration: 2018-2022

  1. Integrating Diversity in the European Union (InDivEU)

A grant from Horizon 2020 Call: H2020-SC6-GOVERNANCE-2018-2019-2020 – Principal Investigator at the University of Warsaw, project’s duration: 2019-2021; a consortium with the participation of EUI, LSE, ETH in Zurich, Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, University of Amsterdam, and others)

He is also a PI of the Polish case of the Political Parties Database project (PPDB).


Department of Methodology of Political Science

Recent publications:

L. Bardi, W. Gagatek, C. Germond, K. M. Johansson, W. Kaiser, S. Sassano, The European Ambition: The Group of the European People’s Party and European Integration, Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2020.

W. Gagatek, K. Tybuchowska-Hartlińska, The 2018 regional elections in Poland, [w:] “Regional & Federal” Studies 30, nr 3 (2020), s. 475–91.

W. Gagatek, Referendum brytyjskie w 2016 r. z perspektywy teorii formowania się preferencji państw członkowskich UE, [w:] “Studia Europejskie – Studies in European Affairs”, nr 1 (2018), s. 69–88.