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Research

 

Center for Research on the Economics of Memorial Sites
Adam Szpaderski

Head: Associate Professor Adam Szpaderski

WARSAW

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The Center for Research on the Economics of Memorial Sites conducts research on the economic, financial and management processes related to the development, functioning and maintenance of memorial sites around the world. Other activities of the Center include, diagnosis of the financial and administrative requirements of memorial sites, gathering and analysis of good practices, and the development of measures of effectiveness, related to the operation of various memorial sites around the world. The Center develops interdisciplinary networking opportunities for people and institutions involved in the development and running of memorial sites, by organizing seminars and conferences. It also researches and promotes the standards of management and commemoration that have been developed in Poland, according to the recommendations of the Wannsee Memorandum.

Center for the Study of Democracy
Radosław Markowski

Head: Professor Radosław Markowski

WARSAW

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Center for the Study of Democracy focuses on theory and models of democracy. It researches citizen participation in democratic and political processes, assesses the quality of democracy in Poland, observes social and political movements, and studies political views and attitudes. The Center cooperates with other research centers in Poland and abroad and with NGOs. The research findings collected by the Center do not merely enrich the body of knowledge, but they also identify good practices, which have positive impact on the public sphere.

International Center for Research on Leadership
Olaf Żylicz

Head: Associate Professor Piotr Olaf Żylicz

WARSAW

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The Center conducts interdisciplinary research on various aspects of leadership in different types of organizations, including business, politics, community, culture, education and local government. Additionally, the Center brings together scientists and students from Poland and other countries to research key areas, such as: leadership in innovation, leadership in local government, political leadership and spirituality of leadership.

Youth Research Center
Paulina Pustułka

Head: Assistant Professor Paula Pustułka

WARSAW

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Youth Research Center conducts interdisciplinary research into the behaviors and habits of youth at various stages of life and professional activity.

Researchers study the key aspect of adolescent life, including addictions, entry into the workforce, political behaviors and parenting in the digital age. The Center focuses on social, cognitive and emotional skills of teenagers and works towards strategies that help young people face the challenges of modern life.

The Center plans to establish permanent cooperation with education and employment institutions, NGOs, and think-tanks to develop programs supporting youth, parents, and educators in various life situations.

 

Contact

Office of Institute Directors

Head: Ewa Wilkońska
tel: +48 22 517 97 77
Specialist: Agnieszka Budrewicz
tel: 22 517 99 77
e-mail: bdi@swps.edu.pl
Office Hours: Monday to Friday: 9.00-16.00

Location

SWPS University
Chodakowska 19/31, room 202
03-815 Warsaw
Poland