Labour migration experts and data sources

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This is a database of experts and trusted sources of data on Ukrainian labour migration to Visegrad Four countries, created by experts and researchers from Ukraine, Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia in the framework of the project Promoting evidence-based media coverage from Ukraine to Visegrad Four countries, supported by International Visegrad Fund.

This database is an integral part of guide Myths and facts on Ukrainian labour migration to Visegrad Four countries

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Experts – Poland

Name Affiliation Field of expertise email
Prof. Paweł Kaczmarczyk Head of the Center of Migration Research, Warsaw University, Warsaw, Poland international labour migration, migration and the labour market, migration policy p.kaczmarczyk(at)
Myroslava Keryk Head of the Foundation “Our Choice”, Ukrainian migrants’ non-governmental organization, Warsaw, Poland labour migration of Ukrainians to Poland, integration of migrants, violation of migrants’ rights m.keryk(at)
Prof. Witold Klaus Head of Association for Legal Intervention, Institute of Law Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland rights of migrants and refugees witold.klaus(at)
Dr. Marta Kindler Center of Migration Research, Warsaw University, Warsaw, Poland migrants’ social networks, domestic sectors migrant workers, undocumented migrants, temporary migration marta.kindler(at)
Prof. Maciej Duszczyk The Institute of Social Policy of the Warsaw University, Warsaw, Poland European social politics, labour market, labour migrations m.duszczyk(at)
Dr. Olena Babakova journalist, who cooperates with Ukrainian and Polish mass media Ukrainian migration to Poland olena.babakova(at)

Institutions – Poland

Institution / Source Information type Link
Office for Foreigners Statistics
Office for Foreigners Statistics on migration in Poland
Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Policy Statistics on employment of foreigners in Poland including temporary work permits (Declaration of employment of foreigner)
Polish Social Insurance Institution (ZUS) Statistics on foreigners
Centre for Migration Research of the Warsaw University Publications, research
Institute of Public Affairs Publications, research
Study in Poland Publications on number of foreign students in Poland  
Personnel Service Reports on workers in Poland

Research – Poland

Iza Chmielewska, Grzegorz Dobroczek, Jan Puzynkiewicz. Obywatele Ukrainy pracujący w Polsce – raport z badania. Badanie zrealizowane w 2015 r (PDF) [Ukrainian Citizens Working in Poland – Report From Research. Research conducted in 2015]. Warsaw, National Bank of Poland, 2016. 

Working in Poland: violations of the labour rights of Ukrainian migrants in the construction and services sectors, 2018. (Read)

Imigranci w Polsce w kontekście uproszczonej procedury zatrudniania cudzoziemców, Warsaw 2018. (Read)


Institutions – Slovakia

Institution Person Address Email Tel
Ministry of Interior – Bureau of Border and Foreign Police of the Presidium of the Police Force Ružinovská 1/B, 812 72 Bratislava, Slovakia +421-9610-50701
Central Office of Labour, Social Affairs and Family Špitálska  8, 812 67, Bratislava, Slovakia Journalists should preferably use email:
Central Office of Labour, Social Affairs and Family Mgr. Jana Lukáčová Špitálska  8, 812 67, Bratislava, Slovakia +421 915 493 521
Central Office of Labour, Social Affairs and Family Dagmar SlanáSection of Employment Services Špitálska  8, 812 67, Bratislava, Slovakia +421 2 20 444 897
International Organization for Migration (IOM) Grösslingová 35, 811 09 Bratislava, Slovak Republic bratislavaInfo@iom.intFor media +421 2 5273 3791
Intergovernmental Slovak-Ukrainian Commission for National Minorities, Education and Culture and State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Lukáš ParízekChairman Hlboká cesta 2, 833 36 Bratislava, Slovak Republic + 421 2 5978 3101
Embassy of Ukraine in Slovakia Yurii Mushka – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the Slovak Republic Radvanská 35, 81101 Bratislava, Slovak Republic +421 259 202 810
Slovak Foreign Policy Association Alexander Duleba Staromestská 6/D  
Slovak Foreign Policy Association Vladimír Benč Staromestská 6/D
Slovak Foreign Policy Association Tomáš Madleňák Staromestská 6/D  



Institutions – Hungary

Institution Link
Központi Statisztikai Hivatal
Magyar Tudományos Akadémia Társadalomtudományi Kutatóközpont
MTA Társadalomtudományi Kutatóközpont Szociológiai Intézet
MTA Társadalomtudományi Kutatóközpont Kisebbségkutató Intézet

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