Debate: Is Brussels for a Pole?

14 Aug 2015

The debate on the opportunities and prospects for the Poles in the EU institutions.


  • How does a work of an official EU administration in Brussels look like?
  • What is the procedure for the EPSO competition?
  • What to do to pass the admission tests?
  • What you need to develop soft skills to get a job in the EU institutions?
  • What factors determine that people see us as a competent person?
  • How to control stress during interviews?

The aim of the debate is to answer the question - whether Poles have the necessary competence to apply for the post of an official in the EU institutions, and if not, why and how they can change it.


  • Tomasz Rados, President of the Network PL
  • Marcin Górski, PhD, lecturer of the University of Łódź, trainer of Polish "EU Presidency Corps", a member of Team Europe
  • Bartosz Żukowski, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Cognitive Science at the Institute of Psychology, University of Łódź
  • Piotr Cieszewski, Leadership coach, Mount Everest conqueror, expert in the Ministry of Infrastructure
  • Jakub B. Bączek, trainer and coach of the Polish Volleyball representation, an expert in working with pressure and stress
  • Agnieszka Zakrzewska, EU Careers Ambasador, a member of Team Europe


Ewa Hartman, PhD, Head of Postgraduate studies: "official of the EU institutions" in the University of Łazarski. Expert in building a career in international institutions, University lecturer, Doctor of Laws, a former employee of the European Commission, the coach at the School of Personal Development Coach.


16 September 2015, 14:00-17:00

University of Łazarski, Room 130

ul. Świeradowska 43, 02-662 Warsaw


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Main objectives of the Association are integration, exchange of experience and knowledge, building a network between Poles from international organizations and strengthen the positive image of Poles and Poland on the international arena.

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