Department of Local Authority and Self-government

The scientific activity of the Department of Local Authority and Self-government concentrates on the analysis of the widely understood corporate self-government, which includes not only territorial unions, but economic and professional self-government organizations as well. The research in this field is conducted in the context of the concept of multi-level governance.

  • Decentralization
  • Self-government
  • Professional and economic self-governing bodies
  • Governance

Project 'From dialogue to deliberation. Non-public entity as the (not)present participant of local decision-making process', funded by a grant from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education as part of 'Dialogue Program' (DIALOG 0163/2017). This project has been realized by the consortium of three universities, namely: Rzeszów University, Adam Mickiewicz University, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University.

Representation of the interests of entrepreneurs on the example of chambers of industry and commerce. French and Polish experience.

Territorial self-government in the process of metropolitan development and new forms of participation.