Born in 1969 in Bydgoszcz; 1987-1992 studies in Danish Philology at the Department of Scandinavian Studies of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań; 1991-1992 studies at the University of Copenhagen. Master thesis Danmark og EF. Historisk baggrund og gennemgang af faktorer bestemmende for dansk stillingtagen til EF-samarbejde (Denmark and the EEC Historical background and an overview of the factors determining the Danish attitude to EC cooperation).
1992-1999 assistant at the Department of Scandinavian Studies in Poznań; 1993-1994 research scholarship at the University of Copenhagen.
1997-2002 researcher, teaching assistant and project administrator at Nordeuropa-Institut of the Humboldt University in Berlin.
2002 – awarded PhD (Dr. phil.) in political science at the Humboldt University in Berlin for a dissertation Roots of the Scandinavian Model. Image of Progress in the Era of Modernisation.
2014 – awarded habilitation degree (dr hab.) in sociology for dissertation University in the frame of its times. Social transformation in the post-industrial age and changes in higher education in the Nordic countries (original in Polish: Uniwersytet na miarę swego czasu. Transformacja społeczna w dobie postindustrialnej a zmiany w szkolnictwie wyższym krajów nordyckich.
Since May 2000 at the University of Gdańsk. In 2012-2016, deputy director of the Institute of Scandinavian Studies and Applied Linguistics. Since 2017, head of Interdisciplinary Research Group for the Study of Nordic-Baltic Europe and the Arctic. Since 2019 university professor in the Institute of Scandinavian and Finnish Studies.
Currently taught lectures and seminars
Supervised theses and research
Latest revision: 20.02.2022