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Prof. Grażyna Michałowska

Prof. Grażyna Michałowska
Professor Ordinarius
Section of Law and International Institutions


A graduate of the Faculty of Law, University of Wrocław (1969). Ph.D. in Political Science (1976). D.Litt. in Political Science (1991). University of Warsaw Professor since 1997. Employed at the Institute of International Relations since 1976. Head of the Section of Law and International Institutions. Coordinator of MA Studies in International Relations. Professor Ordinarius since 30 December 2009

Areas of Expertise and Research Interests

International law, particularly human rights; culture in international relations; social issues in international relations


International cultural relations, History of international relations 1815-1945, European culture and civilization.

Seminar Themes


International cultural relations. Issues concerning cooperation of states in the field of humanitarian assistance. International cooperation concerning social issues. International movement of people. International protection of human rights

Major Publications

  • International Order in View of the Civilizational Paradigm, in: Kuźniar, R. (ed.), ‘International Order on the Threshold of the 21st Century’, Warsaw, 2005, pp. 174-197;
  • Is it the Clash of Civilizations – the Limits of Tolerance, in: ‘Terrorism in the Contemporary World’, Pieniężno, 2004, pp.107-129
  • Culture as the Subject of International Cooperation, in: ‘The Socio-Religious Problems of the World on the Threshold of the Third Millennium’, Krynica Morska, 2002;
  • The Place of Culture in the European Union Policy, in: Michałowska, G. (ed.), ‘The European Integration. Institutions. Politics. Law.’, Warsaw 2003, pp. 307-325
  • Universalism, Identity and Cultural Relativism versus Globalization, in: ‘Globalization and International Relations’, Warszawa – Bydgoszcz, 2003, pp. 244-264
  • Humanitarian Aid of the United Nations Organization, in: Symonides, J. (ed.), ‘The United Nations Organization. Balance and Perspectives’, SCHOLAR, Warsaw 2006;
  • The Status of Indigenous Peoples in Africa in the Light of International Protection of Human Rights, in: Haliżak, E., Kuźniar, R., Michalowska, G., Symonides, J., Zięba, R., International Relations in the 21st Century, SCHOLAR, Warsaw 2006;
  • The Protection of Human Rights in the Council of Europe and the European Union, Wydawnictwa Akademickie i Profesjonalne, Warsaw 2007;
  •  Human Rights Problems in Africa, Wydawnictwo SCHOLAR, Warsaw 2008
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