The Faculty of Economic and Legal Sciences is an organisational unit whose research activity focuses on five disciplines:
  • Economics,
  • Finance,
  • Management Science,
  • Administration Science, and
  • Law.

Interdisciplinary research is conducted in individual departments of the Faculty.

Department of Economics 


1. Economic and social issues referring to the development of local government units in Poland:
  • the assessment of the income situation and benchmarking of fundamental problems of communes and counties’ development,
  • the assessment of the influence of state-budget grants and subsidies on the income situation of local government units,
  • the rules of constructing a financial reporting model in local government units,
  • the fulfilment of defence and economic security needs at the local government level.
2. Evaluation of crucial problems on the labour market:
  • emigration, immigration, mobility and generational diversity management on the labour market,
  • the situation of young people on the Polish labour market,
  • remuneration and its structure,
  • the adjustment of the labour market to the changing environment.
3. Problems with the efficiency of enterprises:
  • risk management in organisation,
  • problems of financial management connected with the defence and security of the state,
  • capital market and its influence on the security of the state
4. Competitiveness of the Polish economy in the scope of finance, labour market, local government development, and the Technology Readiness Level in Polish companies.


Department of Organization and Management

 

1. Human resource management

  • working conditions, jobcrafting,
  • job evaluation,
  • employeesincentives,
  • staff evaluation and control,
  • personnel risk.

2. Strategic management in a company

  • companys strategic analysis,
  • methods of strategic planning,
  • corporate business models,
  • establishing a unique value.

3. Organisational behaviour:

  • shaping attitudes towards work and organisation,
  • synergy in management,
  • organisational culture.

4. Project management

  • project life cycle management,
  • project integrity management,
  • project scope management,
  • time management,
  • cost and quality management,
  • communication management,
  • risk and procurement management,
  • monitoring and evaluation of projects.

 

Department of Logistics


1. Smart management systems in transport and logistics:

  • technological and process solutions influencing the efficiency and safety in transport,
  • construction materials and solutions in transport,
  • (integrated) special purpose transport means

2. Smart management systems in industry and infrastructure:

  • technological and process solutions increasing the efficiency, safety and reliability of power facilities and systems,
  • smart detectors for Smart Grid networks,
  • power management systems in dispersed energy source systems,
  • technological and process solutions optimising the consumption and management of power resources in infrastructural facilities,
  • data acquisition systems and diagnostics of pre-failure condition and self-adaptive solutions in infrastructure facilities,
  • environmental management system reducing environmental pressures and increasing eco-efficiency,
  • highly effective technologies using microstream technologies, and metering systems using electromagnetic radiation for industrial applications.


3. Smart management systems in services:

  • applications of robotics in providing safety to the public, property and natural environment,
  • smart management systems supporting e-commerce and systems integrating electronic sale and communication channels with the traditional ones,
  • methods, techniques and systems supporting the creation, processing, analysis and sharing of digital content.

4. Smart management systems in administration and public services:

  • management systems and devices in administration,
  • management systems and devices in public safety and civil protection.

5. Tools for smart management systems:

  • solutions for the functioning of smart cities,
  • M2M (machine-to-machine) systems and devices supporting the integration and communication between devices and systems.

6. Technologies facilitating an independent design, creation and composition of personalised digital business services by companies.

7. Optimisation and improvement of marketing chain with smart systems, and solutions for optimising and automatizing processes and services in the public, private and non-profit sectors.

8. Services supporting R&D cooperation between scientists and entrepreneurs.

Department of Administration and Public Management

 
1. Administration and public management:

  • public policies,
  • decentralised public authorities,
  • local government and its international cooperation,
  • public operation of state and local government administration,
  • crisis management and risk management in public organisations.
2. Local and regional development
  • local and regional development policy,
  • regional economic security,
  • spatial planning and sustainable development,
  • public action on the labour market,
  • migration processes.
3. Law as a tool of organising the life of the society
  • political and legal doctrines,
  • theory and philosophy of law,
  • civic subjectivity and human rights.

Department of Law

1. Substantive and procedural law and scientific disciplines correlating with law, such as: economics, administration, etc.

2. Scientific analysis of administrative and civil law and its applicability, including case-law and its analysis.