Beata Klimkiewicz is Assistant Professor at the Institute of Journalism and Social Communication, Jagiellonian University, Kraków. Beata Klimkiewicz’s research interests include media pluralism and diversity; media policy in Europe; media reform in Central Europe; media system structures and regulatory models; media representations of minorities and minority media. She received her PhD from the Institute of Political Sciences of the Jagiellonian University in 2000. She has studied or held fellowships at the University of Oxford; Columbia University; the Robert Schuman Centre of the European University Institute; and the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences. She has acted as an advisor to the European Commission, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, the European Parliament, the Council of Europe and has co-operated with the Open Society Institute in Budapest, the Media Diversity Institute in London and the Peace Institute in Ljubljana.