Marcin Zubek holds a Ph.D. in political science and an Assistant Professor at the Institute of European Studies, Jagiellonian University (JU), where he also obtained his MA in European Studies. His academic interests revolve around peacebuilding processes in the post-conflict environment as well as parliamentary control of foreign and security policy.
He has been a researcher and coordinator in a number of national and international research and educational projects, including the Jean Monnet Monnet Networks, Modules as well as Horizon 2020.
- EU Differentiation, Dominance and Democracy (EU3D) Horizon 2020 project, research officer, (ongoing)
- EU Democracy Lab project, scientist in charge and coordinator, (ongoing)
- cReative Economy And Culture inTernatIonal link - REACTIK Jean Monnet Network, coordinator and research officer (ongoing)
- Democratic Control and Legitimisation in European Foreign Policy. The case study of EU Enlargement Policy and European Neighbourhood Policy”, research officer, (concluded)
- EUROMEC – European Identity, Culture, Exchanges and Multilingualism, research officer (concluded)
- “Social Cohesion. A Comparative Study of the Polish-Ukrainian and Polish-German Transborder Regions”, research officer and coordinator, (concluded)
- Jean Monnet Module “Internal and External Challenges to the European Union”, member of the teaching staff, (ongoing)
- EURASIA – Revitalising EU studies curricula in Asia, member of the teaching staff, (ongoing)
- “European Union at School” and “Rediscover the European Union” funded by the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, member of the teaching staff, (concluded)
- Coordinator of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree “European Politics and Society: Vaclav Havel” (ongoing)
- Coordinator of the H2020 ITN “PLATO” – Post-crisis legitimacy of the European Union (ongoing)
- Zubek, M., Styczyńska, N., 2020. Jagiellonian University Krakow, Poland. In M. Byram & M. Stoicheva (Eds.), The doctorate as experience in Europe and beyond: supervision, languages, identities (pp. 89–106). Routledge.
- Zubek M, Stępka M., Mazurkiewicz A., 2019, Local Spoilers and Pathways to Reconciliation: The Polish Perspective on the Polish-Ukrainian Relations in the Borderlands, “Politické vedy” 4/2019.
- Zubek M., Góra M., Styczyńska N. (eds), 2019, Contestation of EU Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy. Actors, Arenas, Arguments (Copenhagen: DJØF Publishing).
- Zubek M., Góra M., Styczyńska N., 2019, Domestic sources of European foreign policy: politicisation, contestation and the EU neighbourhood in M. Góra, M. Zubek, N. Styczyńska (eds.), Contestation of EU Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy. Actors, Arenas, Arguments (Copenhagen: DJØF Publishing).
- Zubek M., 2019, The European Parliament and the conflicted EU Neighbourhood – Extinguishing the “Ring of Fire”, or Letting It Burn? in M. Góra, M. Zubek, N. Styczyńska (eds.), Contestation of EU Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy. Actors, Arenas, Arguments (Copenhagen: DJØF Publishing).
- Zubek M., 2017, Contestation of the common foreign and security policy in European Parliament. The case of EU actions in Afghanistan in 2005 -2013, “Politeja” 4(49) (in Polish).
- Zubek M., Stepka M. eds. 2016, Multidimensional Security: Essays on Global Threats and Challenges, AT Group Publishing, Krakow.
- Zubek M., 2015, „Memory as a foundation of conflict in the Polish-Ukrainian border region” [in:] D. Niedzwiedzki (ed.), Social cohesion, conflict and remembrance. A comparative analysis of the Polish-German and Polish-Ukrainian Transborder Regions, Nomos Publishing House, Krakow (in Polish).
- Zubek M., 2011, Changes introduced by the Lisbon Treaty in the main EU policy areas [in:] European Union on the eve of Polish Presidency, P. Filipek (ed.), Institute of European Studies, Kraków (in Polish).
- Zubek M., 2011, Presidency in the Council. Rules, organisation, challenges and its role in the European policy-making – the case of the Polish Presidency, [in:] „Teaching EU at school handbook, P. Filipek (ed.), Institute of European Studies, Kraków (in Polish).
Courses taught at CES
- EU Foreign and Security Policy
- Introduction to International relations
- Political challenges to the European integration
- EU Common Policies and Decision-Making
- European States and their Political Systems
- International Conflicts in Europe and Beyond
- Introduction to Foreign Policy and Diplomacy
- International Security from the European Perspective