• 21 JUN 23
    Summer School – Migration and borders’ management

    Summer School – Migration and borders’ management

    The expert team on migration of the University of Szczecin (Poland) and the VITEZ University (Bosnia and Herzegovina) would like to invite everyone to our Summer School “Migration and borders’ management”, which will be held on 4-6 July 2023. We will also host experts from other Universities and NGOs.

    The course is intended for law students as well as practitioners and professionals interested in advancing their knowledge on migration law.

    The School will be organized on-line via MS Teams. There is no fee, participants will be given certificates issued by the Faculty of Law of the University of Szczecin and the Faculty of Law of the VITEZ University.

    Registration: http://bitly.pl/CScSQ

    Summer School Teachers

    Ana Đanić Čeko

    Gradute of the Postgraduate University Docotoral Studies in Legal Sciences, Public Law and Public Administration at Faculty of Law in Zagreb. At the end of December 2008, she was employed as an assistant at the Department of Administrative Sciences (administrative law and administration) on the subject Administrative Law. She was elected to the postdoctoral associate position at the Department of Administrative Law at the Faculty of Law in Osijek on December 1, 2016.

    She was elected to the scientific and teaching position of assistant professor on October 23, 2018. As a faculty employee has conducted and managed a lot of projects, for instance: the Osijek Faculty of Law project team in the project “Providentia Studiorum Iuris “Improving the quality of studies at law faculties in Croatia”; head of the Osijek Faculty of Law’s internal project “The Impact of European Administrative Procedure Law on National Administrative Procedures”; (October 1, 2020 – September 30, 2021) and also coordinator of the 2nd project and member of the Organizational Committee for the organization and implementation of the Value Promotion Project studied within the legal studies “ZaPravo za pravo” of the Osijek Faculty of Law (February 3, 2020-February 3, 2020).

    Mirza Čaušević

    Law graduate of the Faculty of Law in Zenica; Master of Laws on Diplomatic and Consular Law; Graduate of the Postgraduate doctoral studies at Vitez University; since 2018 Assistant professor at the Department of State Law of the Faculty of Law University of Vitez. He conducts classes in the subjects “Public International Law” and “Law of the European Union”. In his professional job took participation in various projects as: Project “Respect for human rights in BiH current situation an d challenges”, Human Rights Ombudsman Institution in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Center for Culture of Dialogue in Bosnia and Herzegovina and “VITEZ” University/University Vitez, December 2016 or in Project “Learning styles and types of intelligence in secondary schools SBK/ KSB and ZDK”, Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports SBK/KSB and University “VITEZ” 2019.

    Samir Rizvo

    For the last 20 years, serves as Assistant Minister for International Relations and European Integration in the Ministry of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina and as State Coordinator for Fight against Trafficking in Human Beings and Organized Irregular Migrations. He has been involved in developing key strategies in security sector including in areas of migration, asylum, and border management. Previously worked in crime investigation division of Sarajevo Police Department and International Organization for Migration as Legal Programme Development Advisor.

    Holds a PhD degree in International Law from American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina and has been teaching criminal and international criminal law at Faculty of Criminal Justice of University of Sarajevo, Faculty of Law, University “Dzemal Bijedic” of Mostar and American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina. He is the author of the book „Migrant Law” and several articles related to migrations, human rights, trafficking of human beings, etc. He has attended numerous scientific and professional events (conferences, workshops, roundtables).

    Sanela Mujanović

    In 1997 graduated the High School of Medicine (Sarajevo) which led her to begin the studies on Faculty of Criminal Sciences in Sarajevo. In years 1999-2006 she was responsible for the management and regulation of finances, expenses and salary calculations as Financial Director at Mujanović LLC. Since 2007 has been acting as a Ministry of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina at Party Affairs Service.

    She has completed trainings in organized crime, drug trafficking and human trafficking at International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) in Budapest and also the EU Support to Law Enforcement programme in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Mrs. Sanela Mujanović was fulfilling the project for Frontex (European Border and Coast Guard Agency) over the period 2016-2018 in Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and in 2019 in Warsaw (Poland).

    Agnieszka Szmajdzińska

    Graduate of the Faculty of Law and graduate of the Faculty of International Relations at the University of Warsaw. Gained her professional experience working, inter alia, as a specialist in the Office for Foreigners and as immigration consultant in a law firm. Participated in a year-long European Solidarity Corps programme, where she worked as a volunteer at The Center for Assistance and Protection of Victims and Potential.

    Victims of Human Trafficking in Moldova. Since January 2023. Head of the Migrants Rights and National Minorities Unit at the Polish Ombudsman’s Office.

    Maciej Grześkowiak

    is a PhD candidate at the University of Warsaw and the Principal Investigator in the 3-year research project ‘The Gap Between the Principle of Temporary Refuge and Refugee Status in the International Refugee Protection Framework: Scope, Consequences, Remedies,’ funded by the National Science Centre, Poland.

    His research revolves around the rights of refugees and the functioning of the global and European refugee protection frameworks. He also serves as the Chief Coordinator at the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights (Polish ombudsperson) and was formerly involved in the humanitarian response to the Syrian refugee situation in Lebanon.

    Tomasz Sieniow

    Dr Tomasz Sieniow is a graduate of the Catholic University of Lublin (MA in Law -1997) and Chicago-Kent College of Law – Illinois Institute of Technology (Master of Laws in International and Comparative Law – 2000). He obtained the PhD degree in 2004 on the basis of a doctoral dissertation entitled “Patent exhaustion in a comparative perspective “, written under the supervision of prof. dr hab. Ryszard Skubisz. He completed research internships at universities in Belgium, the United Kingdom and the USA. He is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Law of the Catholic University of Lublin, where he teaches European Union and migration law.

    His achievements include several dozen publications in the field of migration law, European Union and IP law. He serves as a coordinator of the Refugee Legal Clinic of the Catholic University of Lublin.

    Since 2002, he has been the president of the board of the Rule of Law Institute, where he was responsible for a number of projects financed, among others, by the EU, UNHCR, UNDP, USAID, EEA, the Batory Foundation and the Polish-American Freedom Foundation. In his practice, he represents foreigners in deportation and asylum proceedings. He conducts research on the implementation of European law on migration by Poland. He is a member of the Commission for Migrants at the Polish Ombudsman Office and a Consultor of the Migration Council at the Polish Bishops’ Conference. Since 2009, he has been coordinating the work of the Lublin Regional Immigrants’ Support Network.

    Anna Magdalena Kosińska

    Graduate of an art history programme at the Faculty of Humanities of the John Paul II Catholic University in Lublin (KUL) and doktor habilitowany (post-doctoral degree) of law and professor of KUL and of the University of Szczecin. Co-creator of the MIGRA-TEAM research team at the Rule of Law Institute; since 2015 head of the Research Center for European Migration Law and Policy at KUL which publishes the “Prawo i polityka migracyjna” [Migration Law and Policy] series.

    Coordinator of the Foreigners’ Section of the Legal Clinic at the University of Szczecin and of numerous projects dedicated to helping and integrating migrants (i.a. Support for Voluntary Returns in Lublin Region I and II co-financed from the funds of the European Return Fund). Author of monographs and publications on migration and refugee law and coordinator of NCN projects, now: “Ombudsman jako gwarant ochrony praw podstawowych migrantów” [The Ombudsman as a guarantor of protection of fundamental rights of migrants”]

    Agata Szwed

    Assistant at the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Szczecin, Research Team on International Law and European Union Law. Organizer of numerous scientific conferences.

    Completed scientific internships and library queries in Poland and abroad (Trinity College Dublin, Vilniaus Universitetas, Catholic University of Lublin). Participant of numerous international training projects (Erasmus+ training course, summer schools in Berlin and Genshagen). Certificate “Chance To Update, Erasmus+ Course for youth-workers” (practical training course dedicated to the major knowledge, skills and attitude of Youth Trainers, Youth Leaders, Business-Trainers and Facilitators working in the field of non-formal learning and Business- Education).

    Completed “Professional Coach” course with international certification. Member of the Polish Branch of the International Law Association. Member of the Amicus Facultatis Iuris Stetinensis Association. Member of the Team for contact with secondary schools. Experience in conducting classes on European issues and human rights in Polish and English for children and youth at every level of education. Cooperation with EUROPE DIRECT Szczecin and Youth Secretariat of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship.

    Dariusz Zagrodzki

    Assistant at the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Szczecin, member of the International Affairs Team of Faculty of Law and Administration. World vice-champion of international competition on simulating legal advice with a client Brown Mosten International Client Consultation Competition.

    His academic interests include the international law and European Union law. He is particularly interested in the recognition of subjects of international law as states and case studies connected with international human rights protection. Participant of international training projects (Summer School “Migration and Human Rights Law”; Course of Legal English; Winter School on Human Rights).

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