Department of Law and the European Institutions

The official website of the Department

www.prawoiinstytucjeue.uw.edu.pl

 

Members:

     Marta Witkowska, Prof  – Head of Department

     Konstanty Adam Wojtaszczyk, Prof.

     Piotr Wawrzyk, Prof.

        Karolina Boiret, PhD

     Jarosław Filip Czub, PhD – Secretary

     Monika Poboży, PhD

     Sebastian Dłuski, MA

 

The main assumptions of the research program:

The research areas of the Department relate to the issue of the rights of the European Union and the European institutions. It is nevertheless necessary to point out some key areas, which include:

      Institutions of the European Union and their position in the EU system;

      The issue of EU law and its relation to national and international law - in static;

    Recognition of the importance of the dynamics of EU law for entities applying these standards in the Member States (implementation, execution and enforcement);

      Mechanisms for decision-making in the European Union, including policies, procedures, actors and dynamics of the relationship;

      Non-EU integration structures in Europe and their importance for the integration process in Europe.

These areas represent a development or continuation of existing interests of colleagues, are a response to the needs arising from the implementation of teaching as well as members of the Department cooperation with entities from outside.

 

Specific research topics:

Within these areas the following research topics are covered in the Department:

      Constitutionalisation of the system of European Union;

      New methods of governance in the European Union;

      Implementation of selected policies of the European Union;

      Structural Dialogue – in Poland and in the European Union;

      Civil dialogue – a new dimension to public consultation in the Member States and in the European Union;

      Implementation of direct and indirect democracy in the European Union.

 

Educational Offer of the Department:

    Konstanty Adam Wojtaszczyk: European Law; The Political Systems of European Countries; European Integration; Theory and Practice of Democracy; Introduction to European Studies.

      Marta Witkowska: EU Citizen’s Rights in Practice; Decision-Making Procedures in the EU, Decision-Making Process in the EU.

     Piotr Wawrzyk: European Workshop, Internal Security in the EU, International Cooperation in the Sphere of Security; EU Justice and Home Affairs; Crisis Management in Europe.

     Jarosław Filip Czub: Lobbying in the EU; NGOs in the EU; Cohesion Policy; Evaluation of EU Funds; Conducting Business in the European Union

      Monika Poboży: EU Institutions; Consumer Rights in Europe; European Law.

     Sebastian Dłuski: Introduction to European Funds; Acquisition of EU Funds; Public Procurement in the EU Funds; Management of EU Funds; Methodology of EU Funds Application; Public-Private Partnership in the EU Funds

 

Research projects carried out by employees:

a) Ministry of Science and Higher Education Research Projects/Grants

     ·Kryzysy w procesie integracji europejskiej i sposoby ich przezwyciężania”, 2013-2015 r. – project manager: K.A. Wojtaszczyk, reserach team: Jarosław Filip Czub, Monika Poboży, Piotr Wawrzyk, Marta Witkowska;

    ·   Modernizacja Unii Europejskiej, 2009-2011 r. – project manager: K.A. Wojtaszczyk, research team: Monika Poboży, Piotr Wawrzyk, Marta Witkowska;

      Europejskie zamówienia publiczne jako narzędzie polityki społeczno-gospodarczej UE, 2011-2012r. – project manager Michał Wieloński;

b) Research financed by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MNiSW) subsidies:

     ·   Instytucje i system Unii Europejskiej, 2006-2007 r. – project manager: K.A. Wojtaszczyk, research team: Monika Poboży, Piotr Wawrzyk, Marta Witkowska;

       Instytucjonalizacja procesu integracji europejskiej, 2010-2012r. - project manager K.A. Wojtaszczyk, research team: Monika Poboży, Piotr Wawrzyk, Marta Witkowska;

c) Projects (grants) financed by foreign funds:

         Jean Monnet Chair, since 2008 – project manager: K.A. Wojtaszczyk;

d) research financed by Faculty of Journalism and Political Science, University of Warsaw:

         Społeczeństwo obywatelskie w procesie integracji europejskiej 2009-2010 – Marta Witkowska;

         Realizacja interesu publicznego w prawie zamówień publicznych, 2011-2012 r. – Michał Wieloński;

e) Research financed by National Science Centre (NCN):

         Zasada podziału władzy w systemie instytucjonalnym Unii Europejskiej, 2012-2013r. –  Monika Poboży;