Jan Dlugosz University in Czestochowa  is a rapidly growing public university established in 1971. It comprises 6 faculties offering over 50 fields of study with bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, as well as many forms of postgraduate programmes. With a community of more than 460 academics, JDU is actively involved in intense cooperation with research centers in Poland and abroad, and their academic achievements are recognisable both locally and internationally. As pointed out by Professor Anna Wypych-Gawrońska, Rector of Jan Dlugosz University in Czestochowa, ‘with our staff working to increase the visibility of excellent research and progressive trends, the University prides itself in numerous development initiatives, high quality education, modern teaching & learning approaches, extensive cooperation and the highest challenges for student enlightenment, open to culture, art, sport and the world.’ Scientific research and artistic activity are conducted in close cooperation with the institutions from other countries around the world. The collaboration results in international experiences – the academics benefit from and boast mobility programmes, research publications, or innovative approaches together with their implementations. Both Principal Investigators for DRad are working at the Department of Comparative and Constitutional Law at Jan Dlugosz University. The Department conducts research on comparative, constitutional, public international, European and human rights law, using insights from other disciplines, especially social sciences.

Maria Moulin-Stozek is University Professor at Jan Dlugosz University in Czestochowa at the Department of Comparative and Constitutional Law, working remotely from Cambridge, UK. She received a PhD in Criminology and a Master’s in Law from Jagiellonian University in Krakow, as well as a Master’s in Law from Harvard Law School.  Professor Moulin-Stozek also worked at the Human Rights Department of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, human rights legal clinics, a US-based law firm as well as did consultancy work for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and governments on issues related to human rights and criminology.


Boguslaw Przywora is Chair of Department of Comparative and Constitutional Law and Head of the Legal Analysis Laboratory at Jan Dlugosz University in Czestochowa. Professor Przywora received a Habilitation, a Ph.D., a Master’s in Law and a Master’s in Public Administration at Jagiellonian University in Krakow. He also graduated from School of Ukrainian Law (Lviv University of Ivan Franco/Kyiv-Mohyla Academy/Jagiellonian University), and finished postgraduate studies in Banking Law at the Jagiellonian University. Professor Przywora has also worked as a consultant for the Lower Chamber of Polish Parliament on issues related to parliamentary law. His main research interests are Polish and comparative constitutional law.