Kazimierz Waluch, PhD
A graduate of Romance Philology at the Maria Curie-Sklodowska University (UMCS) in Lublin. Obtained his Doctor of Philosophy degree at the Faculty of Political Science, UMCS in 2002. Beneficiary of a number of scholarships from: the Ministry of Culture and Communication of the French Republic, the Italian Government, and the TEMPUS program. Editor of scientific publications and book series. Former Director of the Regional Centre for European Information in Płock, Poland. Member of the Scientific Society of Płock (Poland). Director of the Institute of Tourism in Warsaw. President of Instytut Rozwoju Sportu i Edukacji. Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Management at the Pawel Wlodkowic University College in Płock.
Scientific achievements are independent publications: Culture 2000. A single financing and programming instrument for cultural cooperation. The actions in the years 2000 - 2003 (2003); Financing of cultural programs and funds the European Union (2004); The labor market in the EU. Jobs, internships in EU institutions (2004); Selected current EU support programs managed by the European Commission (2005); Activities of the Council of the European Union in the field of culture 1995-2005 (2005); Selected European cultural networks (2006); European Union Prize for cultural Heritage-Europa Nostra Awards (2007); European Union policy in the field of culture (2007); Internal policy of the European Union in the field of culture (2009); Network cultural cooperation in Europe (2012); and nearly 30 scientific articles. Author and co-author of publications related to the preparation and implementation of research projects, including: "The risk and threat strategy", "Measuring and assessing the implementation of the strategy", "The importance of the Structural Funds 2007-2013 for the qualification of human resources in the tourism sector".
Participated in a number of EU-funded projects as a coordinator, contractor and partner (European Social Fund, funds for the development of agriculture, INTERREG, PRINCE, Tempus Phare, COSME, Erasmus). In years 2009-2014 head of a multi-million "National Programme of Sport Personnel Training" funded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland, under the sub 4.1.1 of the Human Capital Operational Programme (ESF). Carried out other individual research projects for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the French Republic, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Italian Republic, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland. Experienced Assessor of the Ministry of Regional Development and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland. 2012-2016 member of the Group for the evaluation of applications for scholarship for outstanding achievement from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland.
Member of the Editorial Board International Journal of Public Administration, Management and Economic Development (IJPAMED) in Academy of Management and Economics, Zlin, Czech Republic; Journal of Tourism Futures issued by The European Tourism Futures Institute (ETFI), Netherlands; The Caucasus Economic & Social Analysis Journal, Multidyscyplinary Journal Refereed & Reviewed Journal, Georgia; Gulustan-Black Sea, Scientific Journal of Academic Research, Estonia.
He participated in many exchanges of academic staff: Università degli Studi di Cagliari, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Ambientale e Architettura (DICAAR), Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy (2018); National Institute for Research & Development in Tourism, Bucharest, Romania (2017); ISCET – Instituto Superior de Ciencias Empresariais e do Turismo, Porto, Portugal (2016).
Representative of Instytut Rozwoju Sportu i Edukacji in the international organizations: International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA) and European Traditional Sports and Games Association (ETSGA) - Association Européenne des Jeux et Sports Traditionnels (AEJeST).
Representative of the Vistula School of Hospitality in international cooperation networks: ECTN – European Cultural Tourism Network and ATLAS – Association For Tourism and Leisure Education and Research.