Senior Researcher
Zuzana Poláčková


Universities & Institutions

  • Slovak Academy of Sciences

Areas of Interest

  • Social enterprise
  • Social inclusion
  • Labour markets
  • Social economy
  • Regional competitiveness


Zuzana Poláčková is a Senior Researcher at the Slovak Academy of Sciences. She has significant experience in research (social inclusion, labour markets) and in the management of ESF/ERDF projects concerning marginalised Roma communities and the social economy.

Zuzana was the former head of the Slovak ESF Managing Authority and former liaison officer for the UNDP.

She holds a PhD in regional competitiveness in relation to human capital in the lagging regions.

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