Katarina Mozetic

Doctoral Research Fellow - Department of Sociology and Human Geography
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Mobile phone 45060947
Available hours by appointment
Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Harriet Holters hus 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1096 Blindern 0317 OSLO
Other affiliations Faculty of Social Sciences (Student)

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.

  • 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. . 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), s 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), s 51- 68 . doi: 10.2478/njmr-2019-0026 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • 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), s 385- 400 . doi: 10.1080/13668803.2019.1599323 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Mozetič, Katarina (2018). Att vara högutbildad och flykting. Erfarenheter hos utomeuropeiska läkare som kom till Sverige som flyktingar, I: Maja Povrzanović Frykman & Magnus Öhlander (red.),  Högutbildade migranter i Sverige.  Arkiv förlag & tidskrift.  ISBN 978-91-7924-308-1.  Chapter 7.  s 115 - 127
  • 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), s 231- 251 . doi: 10.1093/rsq/hdy001
  • Povrzanović Frykman, Maja & Mozetič, Katarina (2018). Vikten av vänner. Utländska läkare berättar om livet i Sverige, I: Maja Povrzanović Frykman & Magnus Öhlander (red.),  Högutbildade migranter i Sverige.  Arkiv förlag & tidskrift.  ISBN 978-91-7924-308-1.  Chapter 11.  s 171 - 182

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