Universities

University of Warsaw

Faculty of Law and Administration
of the University of Warsaw

China University of Political Science and Law

Rada Konsultacyjna ds. Studenckiego Ruchu Naukowego Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego

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Rada Kół Naukowych Wydziału Prawa i Administracji Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego

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Samorząd Studentów Wydziału Prawa i Administracji Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego

Samorząd Studentów Wydziału Fizyki Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego

Samorząd Studentów Wydziału Nauk Politycznych i Studiów Międzynarodowych Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego

Samorząd Studentów Wydziału Orientalistycznego Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego

Samorząd Studentów Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego

Kolegium Międzydziedzinowych Indywidualnych Studiów Humanistycznych i Społecznych

Rada Samorządu Studentów Wydziału Filozofii Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego

Samorząd Studentów Wydziału Matematyki, Informatyki i Mechaniki Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego

Partners

Warsaw School of Law and Economy of China is a unique program, designed to equip its students with essential knowledge about the legal system, economy, culture and doing business with China. The School allows its students to take part in lectures and workshops led by professors from top world universities, experienced professionals, policy analysts and renowned lawyers. It offers a comprehensive, interdisciplinary course to students of all faculties, entrepreneurs and senior-level managers as well as representatives of state and local administration.

Ireland China Science And Technology Association (ICSATA) is one of the most iconic international associations in Ireland. Since established, ICSATA has received strong support and endorsement from the Irish Embassy to China, the Chinese Embassy to Ireland, and all the relevant departments from both the Irish and Chinese governments, as well as EU.

SPONSOR ★ SSW Pragmatic Solutions is a leading firm with a singular focus – the business of its clients. SSW offers its clients full commitment to cooperation, professionalism, flexibility in operation, innovative solutions and transparent communications based on cutting-edge technologies. It combines innovation and experience to deal with new market challenges while also ensuring compliance with legal requirements in even the most complex legal matters. SSW aims to provide its clients with services that constitute value added to their business. The professional advice it offers is based on the considerable experience of its lawyers and advisors, gained whilst cooperating with clients from Poland and abroad.

SPONSOR ★ DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning to help clients with their legal needs around the world. DLA Piper specializes in different sectors, inter alia: technology, energy and natural resources, financial services, industrials, infrastructure, transport, real estate and insurance. Their clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies. They include more than half of the Fortune 250 and nearly half of the FTSE 350 or their subsidiaries. DLA Piper also advises governments and public sector bodies.

SPONSOR ★ SDZLegal Schindhelm, an internationally active corporate law firm with the aim to offer their clients first-class legal consulting services in all areas of corporate law. The firm’s consulting is as international as the corporate landscape, with its areas of competence being, inter alia, employment, public procurement law, corporate, M&A, IP, IT, antitrust, as well as China and Asia. In Poland, SDZLegal Schindhelm is based in Wroclaw and Warsaw for the domestic and foreign clients throughout the country. The firm accompanies them in growth markets around the world. The key group of its clients consists of commercial entities with foreign capital, foreign investors and leading entities with the Polish capital.

SPONSOR ★ Huqiao specializes in creating a brand image in China and scaling the business for more profit. They call themselves a guide on the digital Silk Route, and their work is led by values such as commitment, responsibility and transparency. Huqiao’s services include building a sales strategy for the Chinese market and adjusting it to Chinese realities to achieve business goals selected by the client (running SM channels, strategy, influencer marketing), sharing unique knowledge about the Chinese market which allows customers to save time and money (strategic workshops, market and competition research, content audit), translation and localization.

The Cambridge Learning Gateway opens the worlds of academia and business to the latest innovative approaches to knowledge exchange and inclusive global education and knowledge research by connecting online and in person, students, teachers, researchers and citizens of the world. Cambridge Learning Gateway was launched as a company helping shape the future world by delivering academic and scientific knowledge and practical expertise to Universities, Government Organizations and Corporations and those residing in them.
The China Insight, a British foundation, is to be a new kind of think tank that will respond rapidly to the need for on-demand, evidence-based information, analysis and education on China. China Insight will look at the experience of China, and its potential implications for the galvanising manufacturing industries, rebuilding the economies of left behind areas, reducing inequalities and the needs of the economy. China Insight will also source and appraise information and expertise, to inform policymakers, decision-takers and opinion-formers on China.

Dentons 大成 is an international law firm which consists of over 10’000 professionals located in 200 offices worldwide. Diverse in terms of geography, language and nationalities, it proudly offers clients talent from diverse backgrounds and countries with deep experience in every legal tradition in the world – civil law, English and US common law traditions, as well as Sharia law and Chinese legal and regulatory issues. Its Warsaw office, with over 220 lawyers and consultants, is not only an important branch of this international company, but also the biggest and one of the oldest law firms in Poland.

SPONSOR ★ Asianship “Studia w Chinach” is a company that specializes in organizing study and language courses in China. Asianship offers an extremely excellent educational offer between Europe and China. The programs offered by our partner include many fields of study related to, among others, business, new technologies and economic trends at prestigious universities. Asianship is also an official representative of the China Campus Network in Poland.

SPONSOR ★ RSM Poland is a part of RSM – a leading network of independent consulting and auditing companies with more than 820 offices in 120 countries and 48,000 specialists worldwide. They are the 10th largest audit company in Poland (Ranking of Audit Firms by the Rzeczpospolita daily on April 27, 2021). They specialize in various auditing services including: Audit & assurance, Tax, Transfer pricing, Accountancy, HR and payroll, Corporate services, Transaction advisory, Risk advisory, IT Consulting, Business Training.
SPONSOR ★ Gridaly is a Polish startup that created an interactive online event platform designed to organize conferences, congresses, trade fairs, and university open days. The platform offers several different areas that can host unlimited numbers of participants. Thanks to a wide range of networking interactive tools such as separate chatrooms, video calls and one-on-one meetings, Gridaly delivers a unique social experience with anyone in the world without even leaving your home.

The Center for Legislative and Economic Analysis is a nationwide center that works to raise the level of legal awareness among Polish citizens. The company focuses on promoting the comprehensive education of law students, putting great emphasis on their development and broadening their knowledge on many levels. In this way, the center is able to prepare law students for future research activities together with working in public administration bodies and the private sector. This goal is to be achieved by introducing legal and economic experts to the public debate.

Fundacja na Rzecz Wspierania Konkurencyjności Polskiej Gospodarki is a Polish foundation with a goal of supporting the development of Polish economy. The experts analyze the market in the fields of management, law, economy and international relations. The results of their work can be used by polish entrepreneurs to acquire better knowledge about the market and later use it to grow their businesses. Especially now, during the harsh times of Covid-19, Fundacja na Rzecz Wspierania Konkurencyjności Polskiej Gospodarki can help by analyzing the most beneficial and optimal ways of managing your business and career. 

SPONSOR ★ Direct Share Media is a dynamic production house. They help companies reach their customers through creative and engaging audiovisual materials tailored to the needs of the target group and industry. The company specializes in film production, advertising animations, photography and streaming. Their experience, developed methods and proven technical solutions allow them to approach the production systematically and efficiently, thus ensuring a smooth course of projects. The main goal of their productions is to create an experience that will bring customers closer to valuable companies.
The GPW Foundation was established as an initiative of the GPW Group companies focused on finding the right tool to expand the reach and effectiveness of their initiatives. In pursuit of its mission, the Warsaw Stock Exchange has for many years conducted educational initiatives for young people, investors and capital market professionals. The GPW Foundation is an expression of the GPW’s belief that educational activity is one of the cornerstones of building trust in the capital market and the entities operating on it.
Evoke Motorcycles, established in 2018 and operating in over 18 countries, designs, manufactures and leads development in smart mobility and its applications with safer, faster charging, sustainable and environmentally-friendly EVs, powertrains and components. Headquartered in Hong Kong with R&D offices in Beijing, Evoke Motorcycles remains a key player at the heart of the EV industry. Evoke Motorcycles has greatly reduced the riders’ learning curve while eliminating expensive maintenance costs and dependencies on fossil fuels.
SPONSOR ★ AliExpress is known throughout the world as an e-commerce platform with a B2C model. It was launched in 2010 by the Alibaba Group and since then has been very successful; especially in Poland as a top e-commerce marketplace. The platform not only offers competitive product prices for Polish users but ships to over 200 countries and regions (this year AliExpress launched 15-day delivery to Poland for certain products shipped from China). It also provides secure payment methods such as BLIK, buyer protection, and a help center.
SPONSOR ★ Kochański & Partners is a full-scope, business-oriented law firm dedicated to providing clients with innovative and efficient legal solutions of the highest professional standards in certain sectors. It currently consists of nearly 100 lawyers, advocates, legal counselors, tax counselors and patent attorneys co-operating through offices in Warsaw and Cracow.
SPONSOR ★ EF Education First, with a mission to open the world through education, was founded in 1965. It is a global education company focusing on language, academic, cultural exchange, and educational travel programs.
Polish Alternative Fuels Association (PSPA) is the largest organization that creates the electromobility market in Poland and in the CEE region. The PSPA integrates leading brands from the entire value chain in electromobility and creates an environment of vehicle and infrastructure producers, operators and providers of charging services, fuel and energy companies.

Media patronage

SPONSOR ★ Wydawnictwo Iskry is a Polish publishing house founded in 1952 in Warsaw. Currently, it specializes in non-fiction and poetry and it publishes both domestic and foreign authors. Its publishing output includes over 6,000 titles with a total circulation of more than 170 million copies.

SPONSOR ★ MT Biznes is a Polish economic and business publishing house founded in 2001. Its aim is to present the latest trends in the field of management, marketing, economics and business psychology. Their books are intended for managers of all levels, academia and everyone interested in business.

SPONSOR ★ Kwiaty Orientu is a Polish publishing house founded in 2007. From the very beginning, it has been actively involved in popularizing Asian and Korean culture and literature. In addition to books, its offer includes intercultural and language training, as well as literary and art workshops.

SPONSOR ★ Institute of New Europe is an advisory and analytical non-governmental organisation active in the fields of international politics,  international security and economics. The Institute is currently running programmes devoted to European security, the Indo-Pacific and the Three Seas Initiative.

SPONSOR ★ Bohan is a Polish publishing house and translation agency specializing in the translation of both texts and multimedia materials from Chinese into Polish and from Polish into Chinese. In addition, Bohan also offers advice on imports from China.

SPONSOR ★ ET TOI & ELI is the representative and the Polish distributor of the ELI Edizioni & LA SPIGA publishing group. The  publishing house was established in 1977 in Italy, and is now a respected publisher of educational materials for language learning.

CHINY to LUBIĘ is one of the most popular Polish blogs about China, initiated in 2013 by Piotr Chodak (霍达克 彼得). On its website and social media anyone interested in China can find facts, information and curiosities about the Middle Kingdom, published daily.

Puls Biznesu, together with other magazines of the Bonnier Business Polska group, is one of the leaders among publishers writing about business and economy in Poland. The Bonnier Group also owns legal websites such as ArsLege.pl and LexLege.pl.

KarierawFinansach.pl is a website aimed at professionals working in the financial industry, as well as students taking their first steps on the labor market. On the website you can find job and internship offers, employer profiles, job descriptions and recruitment tests.

MAGIEL is one of the most important student media at the Warsaw School of Economics and the University of Warsaw. It contains university information, news of student organizations and research clubs, comments on current events in the world of politics and economy.

StockWatch.pl is an information service devoted to investments on the Polish stock exchange and global markets. It supports individual investors by providing market news, quotes, ESPI announcements, financial data,  professional analysis, and a moderated discussion forum.

Studentprawa.pl is a nationwide website aimed at law students and graduates. It is a modern and multifunctional platform that contains useful information about student duties, entertainment and culture, as well as professional life and career shaping.

ChinyTech.pl is the only platform in Poland addressing the development of modern technologies, science and innovation in the context of Poland’s cooperation with China. It is also a leading Polish think-tank, with a team consisting of Polish and Chinese specialists.

BigChina.pl is the first portal in Poland dedicated for people willing to trade with China, especially for importers from China. The website provides a searchable database of Chinese products with its exporters, many valuable articles on import written by specialists and comprehensive completion of import on request.

ChinskiRaport specializes in commercial reports on Chinese companies. Their detailed and professional reports will answer the question whether the Chinese contractor is a reliable business partner for Polish investors. ChinskiRaport has offices in Gdynia, Poland and Xiamen, China.

Forum Biznesu is a Polish portal providing content relevant to professionals and entrepreneurs, as well as up-to-date news in the field of business, law, politics and CSR. Forum Biznesu is also an organizer of nationwide competitions, including Innovation of the Year.

Energystreamer aims to create a platform enabling free discussion on the subject of energy in legal, economic, technical and political terms. Through its activities, the authors want to support the process of increasing energy awareness in Polish society.

EURACTIV is an independent trans-european media company focusing on EU policy and politics, particularly in the areas of: energy, environment and international cooperation. EURACTIV’s mission is to deliver quality journalism driven by values of professionalism, reliability, responsibility and transparency, which is based on facts, data and expertise.

Honorary patronage

Centrum Badań Nad Prawnymi Aspektami Technologii Blockchain, an expert center established at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw, in response to the need to adapt blockchain technology in legal systems.

Sąd Arbitrażowy przy Krajowej Izbie Gospodarczej w Warszawie (The Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce), the most renowned and popular permanent Polish arbitration court created to settle international trade disputes.

Ministerstwo Funduszy i Polityki Regionalnej, a Polish ministry dealing with, inter alia, coordination of the development policy and management of the implementation system of European and Norwegian Funds.

Izba Przemyslowo-Handlowa Polska-Azja (Polish-Asian Chamber of Commerce), an organization of entrepreneurs, which mission is to deepen the internationalization of Polish companies.

Marszałek Województwa Mazowieckiego, a Masovian voivodeship marshall, the head of the voivodeship office of provincial-level government authority.

Polsko-Chińska Izba Gospodarcza, a bilateral organization whose mission is to support the development of broadly understood Polish-Chinese contacts at the level of enterprises, organizations and economic institutions.

Samorząd Województwa Mazowieckiego (The Mazowieckie Voivodeship Self-government)

Okręgowa Izba Radców Prawnych w Warszawie (District Chamber of Legal Advisers in Warsaw) is the professional self-government of legal advisers in the Warsaw district, whose aim is to represent the interests of professional legal advisers, as well as to ensure the highest level of legal services provided by legal advisers.

Boym Institute is an independent think tank that brings together experts on issues such as politics, economy and innovation in developing countries, especially contemporary Asia.

Krajowa Izba Gospodarcza (The Polish Chamber of Commerce) is the largest independent business organization in Poland. It was established in 1990. It represents the largest number of entrepreneurs, joining 160 business organizations.

Uniwersytet Otwarty Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego (Open University of the University of Warsaw) has been active since 2008. Open University at the University of Warsaw is the oldest and biggest open university in Poland. It is the leader of continuing education, realizing the idea of lifelong learning.

WARSAW

Professor Piotr Grzebyk  
Project Academic Supervisor
Phone: +48 506 019 551
Mail: p.grzebyk@wpia.uw.edu.pl

Katarzyna Borowiec  
Main Coordinator of the Project
Phone: +48 ‭721 825 089

BEIJING

Yao Rui and Sun Qingxi
Beijing Team Coordinators

Mail: beijingwarsawforum@163.com