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Kats Kivistik

Phone +372 516 9628

Kats joined the Institute of Baltic Studies in 2012 in connection with the equal treatment evaluation project. Her main areas of interest are social cohesion, education, intercultural differences and awareness. In 2017, Kats defended her PhD dissertation „Relevance, content and effects of left-right identification in countries with different regime trajectories“ at the University of Tartu, where she has also given lectures on public opinion and political behavior.

Kats has a master's degree from the University of Tartu and she has complemented herself in Italy and Lisbon. She has previously been involved with policy research, for example in cooperation with the Federation of Estonian Student Union and the Estonian Law Center Foundation.

2020 - 2022 Various trainings and events for introducing job opportunities to the postgraduate students from third countries
2019 - 2020 Study on the concept, methodology and organization of monitoring integration in Estonian society
2019 Mapping the field of multicultural education
2019 Demokraatiaseminarid
2019 - 2020 Analysis of adaptation of new immigrants in Estonia
2018 - 2019 Mid-term evaluation of EU Operational Programme for Cohesion Policy Funding 2014-2020
2018 Analysis of the Feedback to Community Practice
2018 Research project on competence development and capacity building in Erasmus+: Youth in Action
2017 - 2018 Social Exclusion of Youth in Europe: Cumulative Disadvantage, Coping Strategies, Effective Policies and Transfer (EXCEPT)
2018 - 2019 Study of popularising science and technology in Estonia
2018 INSA sotsiaalkampaania “Karjäär Eestis” ja audiovisuaalprogrammi “Meie Eestid” hindamine
2017 Mapping the training needs of youth workers
2017 Mid-term evaluation for implementation of VEPA Good Behavior Game
2017 Analysis of the provision of labor market services for non-Estonians
2017 Human rights and their basic values in the Estonian school and education policy
2016 - 2017 Monitoring of Integration in Estonian Society in 2017
2016 - 2017 Tegevuse „Minu esimene töökoht“ vahehindamine
2016 - 2017 Status of the Estonian Language
2016 Euroopa Majanduspiirkonna (EMP) ja Norra stipendiumiprogrammi tulemuslikkuse hindamine
2016 Eesti tööturu rahvusliku ja keelelise jaotuse analüüs
2015 Evaluation of the Impact and Results of the European Fund for the Integration of non-EU immigrants
2015 Impact assessment of the Swiss NGO Fund (2011-2015)
2014 - 2015 Monitoring of integration in Estonian society in 2015
2014 Needs assessment of the further training for teachers
2013 - 2014 Adaptation of newly-arrived immigrants in Estonia: Policy options and recommendations for a comprehensive and sustainable support system
2012 - 2013 Promotion of Equal Treatment: Impacts, Awareness and Policy Recommendations
2011 - 2018 EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) Research Network