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Profesor UJ

Dr hab. Joanna Dyduch

Dr hab. Joanna Dyduch





Functions and activities:

From 2023 Head of the Department of Israel

2022-2025 Board of Directors member the Association of Israel Studies

From 2021 Member of the Advisory Board of the Israel Institute

2019-2023 Board member of the Polish Association of European Studies

2018-2022 President of the European Association of Israel Studies, currently Board member

Biographic note

Professor at the Institute of the Middle and Far East of the Jagiellonian University, head of the Department of Israel. She completed her Ph.D. in political science and international relations at Wrocław University. Prof. Dyduch is an author of several scientific articles and books on foreign policy analysis and Europeanisation processes in the field of EU member states’ foreign policy as well as EU external relations. Recently her research interest focuses on European-Israeli relations, as well as Israel’s energy and invocation policy. Her research interests lie in the area of Israeli and European studies, with particular emphasis on the analysis of public policies (including foreign policy, security policy and energy policy).

Visiting lecturer at the University of Potsdam in 2020, at the Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica in 2019, at the University of Vienna in 2017. In 2022 she completed a research stay at the University of Maryland (USA) and in 2018 sha was research fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) in 2018.

Joanna is an author of several scientific articles and books on foreign policy analysis and Europeanisation processes in the field of EU member states’ foreign policy as well as EU external relations. Recently her research interest concentrates on European-Israeli relations, as well as Israel’s energy and invocation policy. She is also engaged in national and international research projects (more below).

In 2023-2024, visiting scholar at the University of Oxford (stipend granted by Polish National Agency for the Academic Exchange.

The most important publications:


Dyduch J., I. Kosir, S. Jakubowski, J. Usiak, Poland and Slovakia - bilateral relations in the multilateral context (2004-2016), Ibidem Press Stuttgart 2017,ss. 268.

Dyduch J., Europeanization of Polish foreign policy in the perspective of structural realism, Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego, Wrocław 2016, ss. 460. [in Polish]

Dyduch J., M. Klimowicz, M. Michalewska-Pawlak, Selected Politics of the European Union. Evolution in the context of the Lisbon Treaty and the Europe 2020 Strategy, Publishing House ASPRA-JR, Warszawa 2012, ss. 290.

Dyduch J., Polish-Israeli relations in the years 1990-2009. From normalisation to strategic partnership, Wydawnictwo Trio, Warszawa 2010, ss. 367.

Dyduch J., P. Mikiewicz, S. Rzeszótko, Krytyczne wprowadzenie do teorii stosunków międzynarodowych, Oficyna Wydawnicza Arboretum, Wrocław 2006, ss. 180.


“Israel Studies Review” 2023 (forthcoming), special issue on the Israeli Public Policies co-editor (with Raphael Cohen-Almagor University of Hull and Artur Skorek Jagiellonian University).

“Polish Political Science Yearbook PPSY”, 47(2) (2018). Special Issue on Israeli Studies - ( (with Jacob Ericsson University of York and Przemysław Zawada University of Wrocław).


Dyduch J. (2023). Israel and the EU: Ambivalent Relations in a Changing World. In P. R. Kumaraswamy (ed.), The Palgrave International Handbook of Israel, Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2023,

Dyduch J. Menachem Marcela Zoufalá, and Olaf Glöckner (2022). Jews and Muslims in Dubai, Berlin, and Warsaw: Interactions, Peacebuilding Initiatives, and Improbable Encounters. Religions. 2022; 13(1):13.

Dyduch J., R.M. Elavarasan, R. Pugazhendhi, G.M. Shafiullah, Nallapaneni Manoj Kumar, Mohammad Taufiqul Arif, Taskin Jamal, Shauhrat Singh Chopra (2021).Impacts of COVID-19 on Sustainable Development Goals and effective approaches to maneuver them in the post-pandemic environment. Environ Sci Pollut Res (2022).

Dyduch J. (2021). Electoral Reforms in Israel. In: Kumaraswamy P.R. (eds) The Palgrave International Handbook of Israel. Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore.

Dyduch J. (2021). Bilateralism within the European Union: Examining the explanatory power of horizontal Europeanisation and interdependence, in: Poland and Germany in the European Union. The Multi-dimensional Dynamics of Bilateral Relations, edited by E. Opiłowska, M.Sus, Routledge, 2021 DOI: 10.4324/9781003046622-3

Dyduch J., M. Müller, (2021). “Populism meets EU Foreign Policy: The de-Europeanization of Poland´s Foreign Policy toward the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict”, Journal of European Integration, forthcoming Special Issue on de-Europeanization. DOI: 10.1080/07036337.2021.1927010.

Dyduch J. (2021). Israel and East-Central Europe. Case Studies of Israel Relations with Poland and Hungary, Israel Studies Review, Volume 36, Issue 1, Spring 2021: 7–25, doi:10.3167/isr.2021.360103.

Dyduch J., Rajvikram Madurai Elavarasan, Rishi Pugazhendhi, Taskin Jamal, ( (2021). Envisioning the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through the lens of energy sustainability (SDG 7) in the post-COVID-19 world, Applied Energy, April 2021,

Dyduch J. (2020). Consequences of securitization for the future of the European integration. Polish perspective, in: European Integration. Polish Perspective, edited by: T. G. Grosse, W. Paruch, Z. Czachór, Wydawnictwo Sejmowe, Warszawa 2020.

Dyduch J., A. Skorek (2020). Go South! Southern dimension of the V4 states’ energy policy strategies – An assessment of viability and prospects, "Energy Policy", Volume 140, May 2020, 11137,,

Dyduch J. (2019). Die Visegrád-Staaten und Israel Dimensionen und Funktionen einer Sonderbeziehung, Osteuropa 9-11, Berlin , ss. 351–367.

Dyduch J., Z. Czachór (2019)., Polityka unijna Polski po wyborach, [w]: J. Barcz, Z. Czachór [red.], „Priorytety nowej Komisji Europejskiej a interesy Polski. Oceny i wnioski Team Europe”, Komisja Europejska Przedstawicielstwo w Polsce 2019/ Wydawnictwo Elipsa. (20 pkt.).

Dyduch, J., Z. Czachór, (2019). Poland’s Policy on EU following the Elections, Priorities of the new European Commission and the interests of Poland. Team Europe’s assessments and conclusions, Publications Office of the EU, p. 2013-2017.

Dyduch J., J. Jarząbek, A. Skorek, (2018), Israel’s gas discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Levant Security Subcomplex, “Sprawy Międzynarodowe”, no.4, 2018, s. 127-141.

Dyduch J., J. Jarząbek, A. Skorek, The dependence of Gulf Countries on hydrocarbons export: a perspective of regional securitycomplex theory, “Polityka i Społeczeństwo”, 2018 t. 16 nr 3, s. 131-143.

Dyduch J., K. Olszewska, Israeli innovation policy –important instrument of perusing political interest on the global stage, “Polish Political Science Yearbook”, PPSY 47(2) (2018).

Research projects:

In progress

OPUS project funded by the National Science Center (NCN) entitled: "Energy security and the growing international interdependence. Israeli energy policy in the process of transition” (2022-2025)(character of engagement: principle investigator)

HORIZON-CL2-2021-DEMOCRACY - project entitled: "Rethinking and Reshaping the EU's Democracy support in its Eastern and Southern Neighbour", (contractor in the project. Project implemented in 2022-2025.COOPERATION financed by the European Commission

PARTNERSHIPS IN HIGHER EDUCATION (KA220-HED) titeld: “Jews, Muslims and Roma in the 21st Century Metropolises: Reflecting on Polyphonic Ideal and Social Exclusion as Challenges for European Cohesion carried out in cooperation with the Charles University in Prague (project leader) and the Moses Mendelssohn Center for European-Jewish Studies (University of Potsdam). (character of engagement: project leader).


NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME OF THE REPUBLIC OF SLOVAKIA, for the purpose of an individual research project entitled: Internationalization of innovativeness Visegrad Group cooperation with Israel: Slovak and Polish study cases in comparative perspectives. Scholarship granted by the SAIA, n. o. (Slovak Academic Information Agency) The research was conducted at the Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica (Slovakia) September 2019-February 2020

THE EUROPEAN COOPERATION IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (COST), Action CA17119 “EU Foreign Policy Facing New Realities: Perceptions, Contestation, Communication and Relations”, 2018-2022 participation

VISITING FELLOW IN STIFTUNG WISSENSCHAFT UND POLITIK / the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), with research project: “New dynamics in the relations between Israel and Central European states. July-October 2018

VISEGRAD SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME / V4EAP SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME, granted for the purpose of an individual research project entitled “Polish-Slovak relations

in the context of Visegrad Group dynamics” (contract no. 51600225). October 2016, to March 2017

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