European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI)





Bureau member from January 2013 to December 2014
Vice-Chair since January 2015

Education and academic and other qualifications
1986: Higher Doctorate (postdoctoral academic degree), Warsaw University
1975: Juris Doctor degree, Warsaw University

1971: Degree, Faculty of Law and Administration, Warsaw University
Professional activities
2012-now: Member of the Legal Advisory Committee of the Minister of Foreign Affairs
2001-2010: Justice of the Constitutional Tribunal  

1999-2001: Dean, Faculty of Law, Warsaw University
1996-2001: Member of the Prime Minister's Legislative Council
1996-2001: Director of the Centre for Constitutionalism and Legal Culture at the Institute of Public Affairs
1996-1999: Deputy Dean, Faculty of Law, Warsaw University
1991: Professor, Warsaw University, chairing the Human Rights Division of the Institute of Legal Administrative Studies at the Faculty of Law and Administration
1988-1990: Head of the Department of Constitutional Freedoms and Rights in the Office of the Commissioner for Citizens Rights
1997-now: Visiting professor of the Central European University in Budapest
1990-1995: Professor at the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law in Lausanne
Lecturer at the universities of Paris (Sorbonne), Bonn, Sydney, Konstanz, Bayreuth, among others.

Membership of professional and academic bodies
- Member of the Committee on Legal Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences
- President of the Polish Section of the International Association of Legal Science
- Member of several scientific councils such as the Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences; the National School of Public Administration; the Institute of Sciences on State and Law (now the Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences) and the Legal Administrative Studies Institute at the Warsaw University.
Author of numerous publications (monographs, articles and other works in Polish and other languages) on administrative and constitutional law.