The Research Center of Eastern European and Central Asian Law is an organizational unit at the Faculty of Law and Administration of Warsaw University, which was established in 2016. The subject of the Center’s work is broadly understood research on the law and political systems of Post- Soviet states. Furthermore, organizing debates, conferences and symposiums- lying within the scope of the above mentioned topics as well as organizational support of other Faculty units in their work regarding research and contact with academic centers in the post-Soviet area.
The Center actively cooperates and is involved in various projects that are organized with other Warsaw University units and foreign partners. Dr, Jarosław Turkowski is the director of Warsaw University’s Faculty of Law and Administration Research Center of Eastern European and Central Asian Law.
The Center collaborates with Dr. Jakub Chowaniec, Michał Patryk Sadłowski (MA), Patryk Kalinowski (MA) and Marta Kozak- Maśnicka (MA).
Information about the ongoing project “Polish Law
In the East- Schools of Polish Law Network”.
The Polish Law in the East project – Schools of Polish Law Network is an innovative and original solution aimed at spreading knowledge of Polish Law outside the country and its target audience are students from the Ukraine and Belarus. The project has received the support of the Minister of Science and Higher Education and has been funded as part of the Dialogue Program for the years 2019-2021.
The most important detailed objectives of the project include:
Organizing classes at partner universities on the following topics (among others):
Introduction to the study of Polish law, European Union law in context of the Polish legal system, Constitutional law, Civil law (General part, Property law, Contract law, Inheritance law, Intellectual Property law), Commercial law, Court and Administrative law, Tax and Customs law, Public economic law, Labor law, Medical law, Criminal law, Administrative law,
Administrative, Civil and Criminal Proceedings. Classes will be conducted by employees of Warsaw University’s Faculty of Law and Administration.
Supplementing and making the study program more attractive among partner universities.
Tightening cooperation between the University of Warsaw and partnering universities, working out permanent solutions in the field of international cooperation with partner universities in the field of research and exchanges, their international dissemination and teaching.
Organization of international conferences with the participation of employees and students / doctoral students of the University of Warsaw (ultimately not only of the Faculty of Law and Administration), employees and students / doctoral students from partner universities and representatives of business practice, local government and diplomacy.
Organization of research internships and joint research projects with partnering universities concerning Polish, Ukrainian and Belarusian law.
Organization of individual lectures of visiting scholars from partner universities at the University of Warsaw and scholars from the University of Warsaw at partner universities.
Issuing joint publications with the results of research on Polish, Ukrainian and Belarusian law.
Promotion of Poland, Polish culture and Polish law among students from the Ukraine and Belarus.
Taking advantage of the growing market demand for the knowledge of Polish law among natural persons, entrepreneurs and local government officials from Ukraine and Belarus.
Organization of classes aimed at teaching and increasing the level of knowledge of the Polish language among participants of the Schools of Polish law.
Ensuring a high substantive level of classes, completed with exams or other forms of verifying the acquired knowledge and issuing diplomas of the School of Polish Law at all partner universities.
Project funded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education as part of the Dialogue Program for 2019-2021.