Assistant Professor at Department of National Security of the Jagiellonian University
Acting Deputy Director for Didactics at the Institute of Political Science and International Relations
A graduate of international relations at the Institute of Political Sciences and International Relations of the Jagiellonian University. In 2012, he defended his doctoral dissertation devoted to the foreign policy of independent Ukraine.
Traineeships and scholarships
He lectured and did scientific internships at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (MGIMO), Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, Kyiv Institute of International Relations, University of Chicago, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul and Shanghai International Studies University in China.
Winner of many competitions and prizes, including scholarships from the Polish Government, Scholarship Fund Ryoichi Sasakawa for Young Leaders (SYLFF), Own Scholarship Funds of the Jagiellonian University and a scholarship from the city of Krakow for particularly talented students and participants of doctoral studies.
Membership in scientific associations
In 2012-2013, Piotr Bajor, PhD, was the Chairman of the Council of Young Scientists - the advisory body of the Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland, whose tasks include identifying barriers to the career development of young scientists, preparing recommendations for instruments supporting their careers and bringing science funding mechanisms closer to young researchers. Previously, he was also a member of the Board and Vice-President of the National Representation of PhD Students in Poland and the President of the Doctoral Society of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow.
Functions at the Jagiellonian University and as part of the Polish higher education and higher education system
2012-2013 Chairman of the Youth Researchers' Council - an advisory body operating at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland
since 2013 a member of the Science and International Cooperation Committee Faculty of International and Political Studies at the Jagiellonian University
2011-2012 member of the Young Scientists' Council, vice-chairman
2008-2010 member of the Senate of the Jagiellonian University
2008-2010 member of the Council of the Faculty of International Studies and Polityczne UJ
2008-2010 member of the Council of the Institute of Political Studies and Relations International of JU
2008-2009 member and vice-chairman of the Board of the National Representation Doctoral Students in Poland
2008 President of the Doctoral Student’s Association of the Jagiellonian University, www.doktoranci.uj.edu.pl
Field of interest
Polish foreign policy issues, determinants of the changes of Poland's political system and the process of transformation after 1989,
determinants and the process of the disintegration of the USSR
international security with a special emphasis on the post-soviet region,
foreign and security policy of Ukraine, Russia, bilateral relations
social and political transformation of the post-Soviet region
the process of security institutionalization in the post-Soviet area,
the structure and activities of the CIS, CSTO, Shanghai Cooperation Organization and projects aimed at the reintegration of the post-Soviet area,
Socio-political transformation of the post-Soviet area
Monographs and joint publications
Eastern Partnership. Assumptions - Experience - Challenges. Analysis of the Program Implementation in the Relevant Countries, Kraków 2013.
Foreign Policy of the Russian Federation. Selected Aspects of the Relations with Poland, Ukraine and Belarus, ed. Lubomir Zyblikiewicz, Marek Czajkowski, Piotr Bajor, Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, Kraków 2010
International Bulletin of the Institute of Political Sciences and International Relations of the Jagiellonian University, ed. Lubomir Zyblikiewicz, Piotr Bajor, Volume 2, Drukarnia Pijarów, Kraków 2010
International Bulletin of the Institute of Political Sciences and international Relations of the Jagiellonian University, ed. Piotr Bajor, Olga Plaze, Volume I, Drukarnia Pijarów, Kraków 2009
Doctoral studies. Selectionof legalacts, ed. Piotr Bajor, Kajetan Jaksender, Grażyna Troll, Edition I, Kraków 2008
Doctoral studies. Selectionof legalacts, ed. Piotr Bajor, Ewelina Dyląg, Dorota Kwapisz, Edition II, Kraków 2009
Demagogy or a Real problem? Crimea as a potential factor of security destabilization in the Commonwealth of Independent States [in:] Commonwealth of Independent States: Fragmentation - Security - Ethnic conflicts, volume 1, ed. T. Kapuśniak, Lublin-Warszawa 2011
Was it a (r)evolution? Role and significance of Ukraine in the process of the disintegration of the Soviet Union [in:] Collapse of the USSR and its Consequences for Europe and the World. Part 2: Commonwealth of Independent States, ed. M. Smoleń, M. Lubina, Kraków 2011
"Overstrained Partnership" - Russian - Ukrainian Relations during the Presidency of Victor Yushchenko [in:] Foreign Policy of the Russian Federation. Selected Aspects of the Relations with Poland, Ukraine, Belarus, ed. Lubomir Zyblikiewicz, Marek Czajkowski, Piotr Bajor, Kraków 2010
Issues and Perspectives of Ukraine's Membership in NATO [in:] International Bulletin, ed. Lubomir Zyblikiewicz, Piotr Bajor, Kraków 2010
Orange Continuation or Blue Revange? Ukraine before Presidential Election 2010 [in:] International Bulletin, ed. Lubomir Zyblikiewicz, Piotr Bajor, Kraków 2010
Ukrainian-Russian Relations. Crisis of Strategic Partnership [in:] National Security, quarterly of the Polish National Security Bureau, No. 9-10, Warszawa 2009
Ukraine has the South. Black Sea Policy of the Ukrainian State [in:] Foreign and Security Policy of the Commonwealth of Independent States countries, ed. Walenty Baluk, Oficyna Wydawnicza Arboretum, Wrocław 2008, (with A. Kozłowska)
Ukraine after the Election - the End or Continuation of the Crisis? [in:] International Bulletin of the Institute of Political Sciences and international Relations of the Jagiellonian University, ed. Piotr Bajor, Olga Plaze, Volume I, Kraków 2009
Analysis of the Reasons for a Political Crisis in Ukraine from the Political Science Perspective [in:] Politeja, publication of the Faculty of International and Political Studies of the Jagiellonian University, No. 7, Kraków 2007
Participation in scientific conferences
Geopolitical order and security levels in the region of Central and Eastern Europe, VII Polish Association for International Studies Convention in Krakow "Thinking globally, acting regionally: Regional studies in the perspective of learning about international relations", Polish Association for International Studies, Krakow, November 9-10, 2017.
Ambitious challenges. Doctrinal assumptions and reform process of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, 2nd Jagiellonian Security Conference "Between knowledge and power: security in the Information Age", Krakow, September 21-22, 2017.
Contemporary Ukrainian parties on the processes of globalization and glocalisation, 3rd National Scientific Conference on Political and Party Systems, Gdańsk, 9-10 March 2017
NATO in the face of challenges and threats to regional security, Ukraine in the conditions of transformation of the international security system ", Lviv, 23-24 May 2017.
Dissemination of scientific knowledge