Dr. Patrycja Rozbicka

Tätigkeit am Lehrstuhl/Occupation at the Chair

Projektmitarbeiterin (INTEREURO-Projekt), Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin

Sprechzeiten/Office hours

Bitte per e-Mail anmelden unter patrycja.rozbicka@rub.de
By e-mail appointement patrycja.rozbicka@rub.de

Korespondenzadresse/Correspondance address

Fakultät für Sozialwissenschaft / Faculty of Social Science
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
GC 05/508
Universitätsstr. 150
D-44780 Bochum
Telefon: 0234/32-26646
Web: GoogleSite

Aktuelle Lehrveranstaltungen/Current Seminars

European Integration, Introductory Course, Mi 10-12, UFO 01/03

Interest Groups: How to Lobby EU, Mi 14-16, GBCF 05/606

Akademischer Hintergrund/Academic background

  • 10/2011 – 10/2014: Ruhr University Bochum, Faculty of Social Science, Chair of Comparative Politics, Bochum, Germany; Post-doctoral researcher for the INTEREURO Project
  • 09/2007 – 06/2011: European University Institute, Department of Social and Political Science, Florence, Italy; PhD (Doctoral) Researcher
  • 06/2010 – 11/2010: Institute for European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium; Visiting researcher
  • 09/2007 – 09/2008: European University Institute, Department of Social and Political Sciences, Florence, Italy; Master of Research
  • 09/2006 – 08/2007: University of Maastricht, Faculty of Arts and Social Science, Maastricht, the Netherlands; MA Analysis Europe
  • 10/2002 – 02/2006: Warsaw University, Warsaw, Poland; BA International Relations; profile: European integration

Zusätzliche Ausbildung/Additional training

  • 08/2012: University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, ECPR Summer School in Quantitative Methods, B2: Multiple Regression Analysis
  • 07/2012 : Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, Workshop: Qualitative Text Analysis
  • 03/2012: University of Antwerp, Belgium, Workshop: Elite interviewing
  • 12/2011: Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, STATA for Political Scientists
  • 11/2011: Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, Quantitative Text Analysis in Political Science
  • 11/2011: Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, R* workshop
  • 06/2010: University of Konstanz, Germany, 10th POLNET Summer School on the Analysis of Political and Managerial Networks
  • 04/2010: European University Institute, Florence, Social Network Analysis Workshop
  • 09/2009: European University Institute, Florence, EUI Teaching Skills Week
  • 07/2009: Institute for European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussels / Vienna Diplomatic Academy, Summer School in the EU decision-making
  • 07/2009: University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, QMMS Summer School on Social Interactions and Social Networks

Berufserfahrung/Professional experience

  • 12/2010 - …………..: Institute for European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium: Member of editorial board – IES Working Papers
  • 10.2012 - …………..: Ruhr University Bochum, Germany: Lecturer. Courses: (1) Contemporary topics in the EU politics: the EU environmental policies, (2) Interest groups in EU politics: How to lobby EU?
  • 05/2011 – 06/2011: University of Victoria (Political Science Department), Canada: Sessional instructor for summer term 2011. Course: Environmental Politics and the European Union
  • 09/2010 – 04/2011: University of Antwerp (Political Science Department), Belgium: Lecturer. Courses: (1) European Integration, (2) EU as a political system, (4) Negotiation skills, and (5) Interest groups
  • 11/2010: Institute for European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium: Workshop organizer, ‘Software use in the PhD research’
  • 09/2010: Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich, Switzerland: Conference panel co-organizer: ASNA-ECPR fusion panel: ´Network Governance and governance of networks´, at the Conference: ´Application of Social Network Analysis´, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 03/2010 – 05/2010: EUDOM/EESC project: EU Member States Consultations with Civil Society on European Policy Matters: Country expert.
  • 09/2008 – 05/2009: EU Profiler (Awarded: the World e-Democracy Forum Award 2009): Country expert (Poland) and technical coordinator
  • 09/2006 – 08/2007: University of Maastricht, Faculty of Arts and Social Science, Grote Gracht 90-92, 6200 Maastricht, the Netherlands: Student assistant


  • European Consortium of Political Research
  • ECPR Standing Group on Interest groups
  • ECPR Standing Group on Social Network Research
  • European Political Science Association


  • Rozbicka, P. (2013). "Advocacy Coalitions: Influencing the Policy Process in the EU", Journal of European Public Policy, 2013 vol 20 issue 6.
  • Rozbicka, P. (2011). ”Poland – The tripartite Commission for Social and Economic Affairs”, in: EUDO. (2011) “EU national economic and social councils and similar institutions”, European Economic and Social Committee, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Gagatek, W., Rozbicka, P., Grzybowska, K. (2010). ”Poland”, in: Gagatek, W. Ed. (2010) “The 2009 Elections to the European Parliament. Country reports”, European University Institute, Florence, Italy
Conference papers:
  • Rozbicka, P. (2012) “Myths and reality of EU policy processes and interest-groups participation. Why are interest groups not as successful as they would like to be?”, paper presented at ECPR SGEU, Sixth Pan-European Conference on EU Politics,13-15 September 2012, University of Tampere, Finland.
  • Rozbicka, P. (2012) "Advocacy coalitions: Influencing the Policy Process in Europe", workshop: 'Developing Better Theories of the European Union's Policy Process', Birmingham AL, 9-10 March 2012.
  • Rozbicka, P. (2010) "EU policy-making as networks", paper presented at the ASNA-ECPR SG SNA fussion session, ETH Zurich/University of Zurich, 17th September 2010.
  • Rozbicka, P., Grzybowska, K. (2010) “EU Profiler - enhancing mobilization in European Election 2009? A step in making Europe more democratic”, paper presented at the Symposium ‘Networking Democracy? New media innovations in participatory politics’, Babes-Boyai University, Cluj, Romania, 25/06/2010 – 27/06/2010 - paper accepted, but due to the time schedule both authors were not able to present it.
  • Rozbicka, P. (2010) “Assessing the Usefulness of Software Analysis Versus Qualitative Methods in European Union Policy-Making”, paper presented at the 38th Joint Session of Workshops, Westfalische Wilhelms-Universitat, Munster, Germany, panel ‘Network Governance and the Governance of Networks: Social Network Analysis in Political Sciences’, 22/03/2010 – 27/03/2010.
  • van der Koelen, L. M.B., Smit, T., Rozbicka, P. and van Asselt, M.B.A. (2006). “Virtual ethnography as an approach for analyzing Europe”, paper presented at the international workshop “Virtual Ethnography in Contemporary Social Science”, Amsterdam, September 27 – 29, 2006.
Working papers:
  • Rozbicka, P. (2008). Multilateralism and the EU as an environmental normative power. The Worldview of Stavros Dimas.
  • Rozbicka, P. (2008). From Wallström to Dimas. The change of European Environmental World View.
  • Rozbicka, P. (2007). Virtual ethnography as a research method in identifying a European demos.