Monika Sus is a visiting professor at the Hertie School's Centre for International Security and associate professor at the Polish Academy of Sciences. At the Hertie School she leads the Horizon2020 project - ENGAGE: Envisioning a New Governance Architecture for a Global Europe. Between 2015 and 2019 she was Dahrendorf Postdoctoral Fellow and directed the Dahrendorf Foresight Project. In 2016–2017 she spent one year as Jean Monnet Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute in Florence where she remains affiliated. Monika has been granted several scholarships at the University of Leipzig, University of Montreal, and European Union Centre of Excellence at the University in Pittsburgh (among others). She published five books and several journal articles that appeared in International Affairs, Journal of Common Market Studies, Geopolitics, Contemporary Security Policy, Journal of European Integration, The British Journal of Politics and International Relations as well as Futures: The journal of policy, planning and futures studies, and Global Policy.
Her research interests lie primarily in international relations, particularly in the study of European Union´s foreign, security and defence policy and in the investigation of the institutional dynamics between the supranational and national level in EU's foreign policy making. She also works on bilateral cooperation between EU´s Member States in the field of foreign and security policy as well as on the application of foresight methods in IR.