Aleksandra Lis is a PhD student in cultural studies and prepares her second dissertation in cultural studies at Uniwersytet Jagielloński w Krakowie. She already holds PhD in management. Her fields of interest include Higher Education management, governance and academic culture. In the years 2010 – 2014 she worked in the Jagiellonian University Centre for Research on Higher Education. She has participated in national and European projects focused on different educational levels: higher education, vocational education and training, validation of prior learning. She is experienced in different kind of national and international projects dedicated to education, as well as cooperation with European agencies, such as Cedefop and national institutions – Regional Labour Office and Educational Research Institute. Currently she is engaged in the activities of the Future University Lab project—a joint initiative UNA Europa alliance and the Jagiellonian University, aiming at exploring the future challenges of higher education in Europe.