Katarina Mozetic

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Mobile phone 45060947
Available hours by appointment
Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Eilert Sundts hus blokk B 0851 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1084 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Highly skilled refugees
  • Mixed migration
  • Labour market integration
  • Qualitative methods
  • Comparative studies

PhD project

In my PhD project, I am exploring labour market experiences of highly skilled refugees living in Oslo, Malmö and Munich.

Courses taught


  • PhD candidate, University of Oslo: 2016–
  • Research assistant, Malmö University: 2015–16
  • Master, International migration and ethnic relations, Malmö University: 2013–15
  • Research intern, Malmö University: autumn semester 2014
  • Programme co-ordinator, Open School 21, Hamburg: 2010–13
  • Bachelor, Cultural studies, University of Ljubljana: 2003–08
  • Erasmus exchange student, University of Bergen: 2005–06


  • MIM Master Essay Award, Malmö University: 2015


Tags: Sociology, Migration, Integration, refugees, qualitative research, Europe


Povrzanović Frykman, M., I. Bunescu & K. Mozetič (2016) Work/Non-work Experiences of Highly Skilled Migrants: An Outline of an Emergent Research Field. MIM Working Papers Series 16:1. Malmö: Malmö Institute for Studies of Migration, Diversity and Welfare. Available here.

  • Mozetič, Katarina (2022). In their own time: Refugee healthcare professionals’ attempts at temporal re-appropriation. Time & Society. ISSN 0961-463X. doi: 10.1177/0961463X221083788.
  • Mozetic, Katarina (2020). Cartographers of their Futures: The Formation of Occupational Aspirations of Highly Educated Refugees in Malmö and Munich. International migration. ISSN 0020-7985. 59(4), p. 127–140. doi: 10.1111/imig.12799. Full text in Research Archive
  • Emilsson, Henrik & Mozetič, Katarina (2019). Intra-EU youth mobility, human capital and career outcomes: The case of young high-skilled Latvians and Romanians in Sweden. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. ISSN 1369-183X. 47(8), p. 1811–1828. doi: 10.1080/1369183X.2019.1679413. Full text in Research Archive
  • Povrzanović Frykman, Maja; Guribye, Eugene; Hidle, Knut & Mozetič, Katarina (2019). How Does Place Matter to Highly Skilled Migrants? Work/Non-work Experiences of International Physicians in Norway and Sweden. Nordic Journal of Migration Research. ISSN 1799-649X. 10(1), p. 51–68. doi: 10.2478/njmr-2019-0026. Full text in Research Archive
  • Povrzanović Frykman, Maja & Mozetič, Katarina (2019). The importance of friends: Social life challenges for foreign physicians in Southern Sweden. Community, Work and Family. ISSN 1366-8803. 23(4), p. 385–400. doi: 10.1080/13668803.2019.1599323. Full text in Research Archive
  • Mozetič, Katarina (2018). Being Highly Skilled and a Refugee: Self-Perceptions of Non-European Physicians in Sweden. Refugee Survey Quarterly. ISSN 1020-4067. 37(2), p. 231–251. doi: 10.1093/rsq/hdy001.
  • Povrzanović Frykman, Maja & Mozetič, Katarina (2018). Vikten av vänner. Utländska läkare berättar om livet i Sverige. In Povrzanović Frykman, Maja & Öhlander, Magnus (Ed.), Högutbildade migranter i Sverige. Arkiv Förlag. ISSN 978-91-7924-308-1. p. 171–182.
  • Mozetič, Katarina (2018). Att vara högutbildad och flykting. Erfarenheter hos utomeuropeiska läkare som kom till Sverige som flyktingar. In Povrzanović Frykman, Maja & Öhlander, Magnus (Ed.), Högutbildade migranter i Sverige. Arkiv Förlag. ISSN 978-91-7924-308-1. p. 115–127.

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Published June 6, 2016 9:58 AM - Last modified Oct. 1, 2018 7:42 AM