Małgorzata Bos-Karczewska

Małgorzata Bos-Karczewska is Polish-Dutch journalist, expert on Poland and EU-labourmigration

M. Bos-Karczewska in the main news of the Dutch NOS Journaal on 13th of June 2019

Born in Gdansk (Poland), graduated in general economics at the University of Amsterdam.
The editor-chief-of website for Poles living in The Netherlands. Member of the Foreign Press Association in The Netherlands (BPV/FPA).
A board member of a Dutch Foundation Kenniscentrum Arbeidsmigranten

Contact:  FB-profile  linkedin  Twitter:@BosKarczewska  mail: info(at)

Journalist. As a journalist she worked:

  • for the Dutch daily De Volkskrant covering the transformation of Poland to a democracy and a market economy
  • as a foreign correspondent based in The Hague for the Polish quality newspaper Rzeczpospolita.

Awards. In 2012 she received a Polish press award for a foreign journalist. In 2015 she was awarded with the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland (watch video in English).

Corporate. She worked for a Dutch banking and financial multinational ING Group as an editor responsible for a Polish language edition of ING matters – a digital magazine for employees worldwide.

Interests. Her interests include: politics, social change in Poland and The Netherlands, labour migration from Poland and integration into Dutch society.

Current projects. Currently she is working on a book on EU-labourmigration to the Netherlands and on a  podcast in Dutch on this subject

Expert in the media. Małgorzata is regularly invited to comment in Dutch media on political issues in Poland and and specifically on Polish labour migration in The Netherlands, while in Polish media she comments Dutch news events.

She also shares her opinion in op-eds published in Polish media and Dutch newspapers De Volkskrant, NRC Handelsblad, and is commenting news for Dutch public broadcaster NOS

Update to come


3 March – on a crisis-resistent Mark Rutte – Dutch prime minister on a Polish Radio TOK FM

24 Feb – on a ruling of a Dutch court lifting the curfew as it has impact on personal freedom on a Polish broadcaster Polsat News
2 Feb – on curfew riots in Dutch cities : on a Polish Radio TOK FM

30 Jan – on youth riots and upcoming parliamentary elections in The Netherlands in a podcast Raport o stanie świata Dariusza Rosiaka, from 24 min.
27 Jan – on corona, curfew in The Netherlands in a morning news-program of a Polish tv broadcaster Polsat News
14 Jan – an expert in a discussion on „Infected Cities – Making social impact in Warsaw” by and Pakhuis De Zwijger; watch it here
9 Jan 2021 – on effects of a new Polish tax rule on Polish temp workers in The Netherlands, for a Dutch daily Algemeen Dagblad


15 Dec 2020 – on a hard lockdown in The Netherlands and upcoming parliamentary elections, on a Polish radio TOK FM


Dutch election 2017

When the crisis breaks out, populism will return to the Netherlands interview with prof. James Kennedy, in Polish daily Wyborcza, 16 March 2017
Who are the voters of Geert Wilders” , in a Polish daily Wyborcza, 15 March 2017
Why does every fifth Dutchman want Wilders? an interview with Dutch writer Geert Mak, in a Polish daily Wyborcza, 14 March 2017

Polish politics

Quo vadis Poland? Political parties must reset – op-ed with Alicja Gescinska, in a Polish daily Wyborcza, 19 February 2016


To independence step by step interview with prof. Krzysztof Skubiszewski –  the first minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland (1989 – 1993), on the occasion of 20th anniversary of the government of Tadeusz Mazowiecki, in a Polish daily Wyborcza, 11 September 2009. It happened to be the very last press interview by Mr Skubiszewski, who passed away in February 2010.

Speech of Sikorski signals a shift in political patterns in Europe interview with prof. Norman Davies,, 3 December 2011