Elżbieta Czapka holds a PhD in sociology and works as an assistant professor at the Institute of Sociology at the University of Gdańsk. Elżbieta was a member of the Management Committee at: COST Action ISO 603 “HOME” (Health and Social Care of Migrants and Ethnic Minorities in Europe 2007–2011), COST Europe, COST Action IS1103 “ADAPT” (2011–2016).

She is also a member of the European Sociological Association, the Nordic Migration Network, Nordisk Demens Nettverk, and the European Network on Intercultural Elderly Care (in the capacity of the board chair).

Her research interests include: 

Sociology of migration, migrant health and healthcare systems for older migrants in Europe