Alicja Jagielska-Burduk PhD (Law and Administration Faculty, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań,, MBA (Master of Business Administrationat WSB University in Gdańsk,, legal counsellor (District Chamber of Legal Advisors in Bydgoszcz,


Professional experience:

  • Assistant professor at the Faculty of Administration and Social Sciences of Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz, 2010-2017
  • Director for Legal Affairs in the The Poznań Society for the Advancement of Arts and Sciences (including its Publishing House, Library and Corporation), Oct 2011 – Sep 2014   (
  • Head of the Centre for Cultural Heritage Protection Law at Kazimierz Wielki in Bydgoszcz, 2013-2017
  • Advisor to the Rector of Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz (administration and finances), Oct 2014– Aug 2016 (                 
  • UNESCO Chair on Cultural Property Law, Law and Administration Faculty, University of Opole, since Febr 2018 (            


International Cooperation and research stays

  • In 2020, she was selected as an arbitrator for the Arbitrator Pool of the Court of Arbitration for Art (CafA) in Hague.
  • Scholarship W30 Program: Developing Women Leaders in University Administration, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Los Angeles, CA, 2016 (
  • Visiting scholar at the Law Faculty, University of Technology Sydney, Oct 2017–Febr 2018   (  
  • Visiting scholar at the UNIDROIT, Rome, UNIDROIT scholarship funded by Governing Council Members, Sept- Dec 2018 (   
  • Partner to the 1995 UNIDROITConvention Academic Project (UCAP)(
  • Co-chair of the TIAMSA Legal (sub-committee), The International Art Market Studies Association, since Jan 2018 (
  • Nomination for Poland’s representative at UNESCO on the list of mediators and members of conciliatory committees for resolving the issues of restitution of cultural property in case of illicit appropriation, 2014 (


Research projects and recent publications:

  • Leader of the scientific project qualified to receive funding from the Poland’s research authority the National Centre of Science, entitled ‘Legal mechanisms for cultural heritage management’ (decision number: DEC 2012/05/D/HS5/02822, 2013-2016), the project included legal research and conducting focus group interviews
  • Editor of the series ‘Culture in practice. Legal considerations’, vols. 1-3 (2012, 2013, 2014), The publishing house of the Poznań Society of Friends of Sciences, projects co-financed by the City of Poznań
  • Individual Scholarship granted by the Mayor of Bydgoszcz City, 2017, 2018
  • Alicja Jagielska-Burduk, Wojciech Szafrański, Legal issues in cultural heritage management: a Polish perspective, Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang GmbH, 2016;
  • A. Jagielska-Burduk, Cultural Heritage, Education, and Research in the European Union, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Rights and the European Union: A Critical Inquiry,eds. A. Jakubowski, K. Hausler and F. Fiorentini, Brill Nijnhoff (planned to be published end 2019);
  • Member of the project team„Digital Heritage in Cultural Conflicts (DigiCONFLICT.” (JPICH Digital Heritage, agreement  98/DSAP-JG/2018)


Expertise and cooperation:

  • Member of the team ‘Society’ (culture-related issues) working on the draft for the Territorial Contract in 2014 within the European Union Programming Period 2014-2020  (taking part in meetings in Bydgoszcz and Toruń, performing the formal and factual evaluation).
  • Preparation of the report within the framework of the Countrywide Heritage Protection Programme in the panel of experts established by the National Institute of Museology and Collection Protection (Competence Centre of Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage), 2015, 2016-2017
  • Cooperation with various cultural actors: museums, galleries, theatres, municipal departments of culture, voivodship conservators of monuments units