Józef Olszyński (Prof. SGH) is the Head of the
German Economy Research Unit of the World Economy Institute and Director
of the Polish-German Academic Forum at the Warsaw School of Economics.
He started his employment at the Warsaw School of Economics in 1972,
with 16 years break due to work in the Polish diplomatic service in
Germany. In years: 1993-2000 and 2003-2007 he managed the Economic and
Commercial Department of the Embassy of Poland in Germany. He completed
Masters degree in Economics in 1972. In 1978 he completed his PhD in
Economics. In 1990 habilitation in international economic relations was
granted to him.
Jürgen Wandel (Prof. SGH) is since 2012
representative of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) at the
Polish-German Academic Forum of the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH). He
holds a PhD degree in economics and habilitation in agricultural
economics. Prior to joining SGH he was senior researcher at the Leibniz
Institute of Agricultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe
(IAMO), Halle (Saale), Germany, DAAD-Lecturer at the
German-Kazakh-University (DKU) in Almaty (Kazakhstan) and research and
teaching assistant at the Institute of Agricultural Economics of the
Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany. His primary research
interests are institutional change in transition economies,
Polish-German economic relations, business groups, economic and
agricultural policy, competition theory and policy and Austrian
Andreas Bielig (Prof. SGH) is since 2006 member of
scientific staff of the German Economy Research Unit. In 2006-2012 he
established as first DAAD Fachlektor Wirtschaft with a DAAD scholarship
the institution Fachlektorat Wirtschaft of Polish-German Academic Forum
at the Warsaw School of Economics. Here he is still active in
organization and teaching. He graduated in Economics from the University
of Leipzig (Dipl.-Vw.), gained his PhD degree in Economics (Dr. rer.
pol.) at the Technical University of Ilmenau. Habilitation in Economic
Sciences (dr hab.nauk ekonomicznych) was granted him at Warsaw School of
Economics. He worked as research fellow in area of environmental
economics and sustainability at the Helmholtz Research Institute (UFZ)
in Leipzig. He is also senior research fellow of Max Planck Institute
for Innovation and Competition in Munich in fields of innovation and
intellectual property. His scientific expertise includes: Intellectual
Property, Economic Analysis of Law, Institutional
Economics, International Economics, Economic Policy, German Economy and
German-Polish Economic Relations, Automotive, Sustainability.
Katarzyna Kaminska (PhD) belongs since march 2018 to the team of the German Economy Research Unit.