Prof. UKSW dr hab. Irena Lipowicz

dr hab. Irena Lipowicz, prof. UKSW

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Head of the Department of Administrative law and Territorial Self-Government, Faculty of Law and Administration CSWU, III tern I, II i Sejm deputy, in the years 2000–2004 RP ambassador in Austria, in the years 2010–2015 Polish ombudsman.

Academic research conducted

Local government, internal state administration


  • Legal Sciences Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences;
  • Austrian Science Council;
  • United Nations University (UNU) Council;
  • Supreme Audit Office (NIK);
  • Caritas foundation;
  • Foundation Służby Rzeczpospolitej;
  • Foundation of European University Viadrina.

Offer for entrepreneurs

Interpretation of administrative and public, privacy law.

Professional experience

  • Membership in committees and scientific councils: Legal Sciences Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences (2008-2010);
  • Austrian Science Council (2008-2010);
  • Societas Iuris Publici Europaei (SIPE);
  • United Nations University (UNU) Council 2016).

Public functions:

  • Sejm deputy 1991 – 2000;
  • Ambassador of Poland in Austria 2000-2004 Proxy of the Minister of Foreign Affairs for Polish-German relations in the years 2006-2008;
  • Director of the Foundation for German-Polish cooperation 2008-2010;
  • Member of the Supreme Audit Office Collegium 2005 – 2010;
  • Polish Ombudsman 2010-2015;
  • Member of Caritas Foundation Council 2016;
  • Member of Służby Rzeczpospolitej Foundation Council 2016 Member of European University Viadrina Foundation Council 2016 – 2017.