Our team

Teamwork begins by building trust, alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.

Our public oriented institution is created by skillful policy analysts having background all in political science, sociology, and legal science.

Bratislava Policy Institute team has long-term experiences with preparing, conducting, and elaborating research and work with quantitative and qualitative data. We collaborated with most of those that are focused on social research – Focus agency, AKO agency, GFK agency, and Markant agency.


Michal is sociologist by background and focuses his interests on issues of ethnicity, race, antisemitism, and migration studies.

Michal Vašečka

Program Director
Ingrid is a political scientist by background. She focuses on the topics of migration, integration, extremism, radicalism and terrorism.

Ingrid Borárosová

Project manager
Denisa specializes on media literacy and active participation, which she considers crucial for a functional democratic society.

Denisa Karabova

Project coordinator
Emma is particularly interested in the impact of digitalization, policymaking, surveillance, and cybersecurity in her studies.

Emma Prebreza

Project coordinator
Viera is a political scientist by background. She focuses her interests on issues of populism, extremism, civil society, political communication, intolerance, hate speech.

Viera Žúborová

Senior Researcher
Jana specialisation is in the field of international relations, foreign policy and security.

Jana Baričičová

Junior Researcher
Milan is a political scientist and an economist from background. His specialisation is political marketing, political online communication.

Milan Žúbor

Junior researcher
Adela is particularly focused on topics of migration, domestic politics, international relations and foreign policy.

Adela Sadloňová

Veronika has an internship at BPI, she aimed to contribute to the informal education of children and in the topics of human rights.

Veronika Vašková




Šarunas LIEKIS

Professor of political sciences at Vytautas Magnus University Vilnius, Lithuania

Jean-Michel DE WAELE

professeur de Science Politique à l'Université libre de Bruxelles en Faculté des Sciences sociales et politiques (FSP), Belgium


professor of Sociology at the University of Milan, Italy


associate Research Fellow at UNU-CRIS


Professor, Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science (HELSUS)

David Pickus

associate Professor in the Global Engagement Program, School of International Studies at Zhejiang University (Hangzhou, China)

Saša Božić

professor at the Department of Sociology, University of Zadar
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