Kinga Brudzińska, PhD, is Programme Director of Future of Europe for GLOBSEC Policy Institute.

Kinga has ten years of professional experience in country-specific and policy analysis and advice. Her main research interests lie in the fields of EU foreign policy and EU institutional architecture, with a particular focus on relations among the Member States, and the concept of differentiated European integration. She has chiefly worked on Visegrad countries, and Spanish speaking world. Prior to GLOBSEC, she worked at the Permanent Representation of Poland to the OECD, the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM) and the Permanent Secretariat of Community of Democracies. Kinga is an author of the chapters in books, articles in press (i.e. Fair Observer, Es Global, EurActiv, Public Service Europe) and various analyses on the EU and the Latin America and Caribbean region. She is Alumna of the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius Global Governance Network, and the Humanity in Action & Lantos Foundation’ Senior Fellow. 

Kinga holds Ph.D. in Arts of Political Science, Faculty of Political Science and Journalism from the University of Warsaw, MA in International Relations from the Faculty of Economics at the Cracow University of Economics and Diploma in Latin American Studies from Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (TEC Monterrey) in Mexico. 

Selected publications: 

Contending European Views on a New Post-Brexit Balance (co-author), Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 25 March 2020, https://carnegieendowment.org/2020/03/25/contending-european-views-on-new-post-brexit-balance-pub-81354 

How Does Europe Construct Itself in the East (Too)? (co-author), Institute Montaigne, 8 November 2019, https://www.institutmontaigne.org/en/blog/how-does-europe-construct-itself-east-too 

The Bumpy Road Towards the EU’s Common Foreign Policy, GLOBSEC Policy Paper, 29 April 2019, https://www.globsec.org/publications/the-bumpy-road-towards-the-eus-common-foreign-policy/ 

Europe’s Migration Myths (co-author), GLOBSEC the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Report, 5 June 2019 https://www.globsec.org/publications/europes-migration-myths/ 

Multi-speed Concept is in the European Union’s DNA, Medium, 19 September 2018, https://www.globsec.org/publications/multi-speed-concept-is-in-the-european-unions-dna/ 

Guide for debunking myths about the European Union (co-author), GLOBSEC Report, 15 May 2018 https://www.globsec.org/publications/globsec-guide-for-debunking-myths-about-the-european-union/ 

Revisiting Scenarios For Europe: Central and Eastern European Perspectives (co-author), GLOBSEC Report, 25 January 2018 https://www.globsec.org/publications/revisiting-scenarios-europe-central-eastern-european-perspectives/ 

Migrants ’R’ Us: Recommendations for a Sound European Migration Policy (co-author), PISM Strategic File no. 9 (72), 30 April 2018 

The European Endowment for Democracy: Will It Fly? (co-author), FRIDE-PISM, May 2012 

The EU’s Democratisation Agenda in Times of a Eurozone Crisis, Bulletin PISM No 75 (408), 1 August 2012 

Past projects: 

Current projects: 

  • Erasmus+ Jean Monnet Actions Project: DIFF GOV – European Governance: Potential of Differentiated Cooperation (2018-2020) https://www.globsec.org/projects/futureofeurope-diffgov/ 
  • “Enhanced European Opportunity Partners in the EU’s Defence and Security Initiatives: Study case of Norway” funded by the Ministry of Defence of Norway (2020)