Marek Madej, PhD
Faculty: Business and International Relations
Education Field: International Relations
Holder of a PhD degree in legal sciences since 1986, specializing in international law. He was an assistant professor at the Polish Institute of International Affairs in the years 1979-1987, an assistant professor at the Jagiellonian University (1987-1992). From 1992 until 2018, he performed several functions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs working as a legal advisor at the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Poland to the UN New York (1992-1997 and 2001-2006), Minister-Advisor at the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Poland to the UN and the OSCE Vienna (2013-2017), Minister-Advisor at the Department of Law and Treaty (2011-2018). Lecturer at Collegium Civitas (2008-2013). At the UN, among others, vice-chairman of the Legal Committee of the General Assembly (1994), vice-chairman of the Preparatory Committee for the International Criminal Court (1995-1996). In 2011, he was a chair of the COJUR-ICC working group of the European Council.
Teaching / Research interests:
- international law, including state immunity, treaties, international judiciary;
- multilateral diplomacy;
- self-determination and territorial integrity of states;
- international organizations, including the UN, OSCE, Council of Europe, British Commonwealth;
- diplomatic and consular law, selected aspects of international business law.