Karol is an educator, peace journalist, and communication strategist, and provides media and social media training. He deals with communication strategies of social and fundraising campaigns in cooperation with numerous Non Governmental and Political Organizations. As a creator of Salam Lab for the past 8 years he has been involved in work with people on the move and forced migration. He has lobbied for creating a developed migration policy in Poland and EU as a member of A World of Neighbours Network. He is a trainer at National Democratic Institute on fundraising and community organizing. He wrote a doctoral dissertation on Arabic philosophy and bridges Greek and Arab cultures in the Middle Ages as part of the Artes Liberales Academy, Warsaw. He graduated from the inter-faculty humanities studies with pedagogical specialization at the Jagiellonian University.
Karol studied at the University of Rochester and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich as a visiting student. Currently, he lectures on Islamophobia and Politics of Fear at the Department of Comparative Civilization Studies at the Jagiellonian University and teaches ethics and global education at the Mikołaj Rej Primary School in Krakow. He conducts workshops on global education as well as on Islam and migration processes. He is the author of the educational program “Empathy and Diversity.”
Updated November 2021
More from Karol Wilczyński
Salam Lab's "Empathy and Multiculturalism"
Senior Landecker Fellow Karol Wilczyński's Salam Lab conducts its first session on ‘Empathy and Multiculturalism’ for teachers from Ukraine, Russia and Poland in its Media and Migration programme.
Registration is open for Migration & Communication training
Registration for the next edition of the Migration & Communication training organized by Landecker Fellow Karol Wilczyński's Salam Lab is now open.
Empowering Young Influencers for Promoting Diversity & Strengthening Democracy
Karol's Landecker Democracy Fellowship project "Empowering Young Influencers for Promoting Diversity & Strengthening Democracy" aims to train up to 60 young leaders with various backgrounds in creating communication strategy as well as equipping them with community organizing skills so they can promote diversity and democracy locally and nationally.