Competition for the best diploma thesis on the extended Visegrad Group Competition committee report

24.11.2014 | By Editor

On 18 November at 8 a.m. the Competition committee met to decide about the winners in the Competition for the best diploma thesis on the extended Visegrad Group.


The committee members:

Artur Wołek, PhD. – chair

professor Ewa Bujwid-Kurek

Aleksander Surdej, PhD.


after assessing and discussing the submitted theses decided to award the following in the master thesis category:

1st prize: 2500 PLN

to Monika Białokowska for Prague’s Highly Qualified Expat Specialists – Easy Immigration and Living in a Bubble. An Analysis of the Migration and Integration Process defended at the Institute of Sociology at the Warsaw University;

2nd prize: 2000 PLN

to Justyna Janowska for The Visegrad Group as an Example of Subregional Cooperation in Central Europe defended at the Faculty of Journalism and Political Science at the Warsaw University;

III prize: 1000 PLN

to Sebastian Kęciek for Hungary’s Constitution from 25 April 2011 Together with Amendments – a politological analysis defended at the Faculty of Political and International Studies at the Jagiellonian University;

An honorable mention in the amount of 500 PLN to Paulina Nakielny for Dilemmas of Creating a Sustainable Healthcare System: the Example of the Republic of Serbia defended at the Faculty of Economics and International Relations at the Kraków Economic University;

  1. Not to award the 1st prize in the BA category and instead award two equal 2nd places in the amount of 1000 PLN to

Dominika Proszowska for Democracy or One-Party Rule? Constitutional Changes in Hungary 2010 – 2014 defended at the Institute of European Studies at the Jagielloninan University;

Emil Kwidziński for Functioning and Role of the Visegrad Group between 1991 and 2013 defended at the Department of Social Studies at the University of Gdańsk.


The competition committee appreciates the high and balanced quality of the winning master dissertations. Professor Aleksander Surdej did not participate in assessing Paulina Nakielny’s thesis because he was her supervisor.



picture: Kroton