The U.S. Embassy has been supporting the Alumni Association since 2006 as part of a global U.S. State Department initiative encouraging diplomatic agencies to strengthen their relationships with alumni of exchange programs funded by the U.S. government. Around the world, there are nearly a million of such alumni, including circa four thousand in Poland. For the American diplomatic mission they present a highly valuable group whose knowledge, enthusiasm and energy diplomats strive to utilize for the purpose of supporting collective ideas and building a closer cooperation between nations.
The European Network of American Alumni Association (ENAM) brings together 53 organizations officially recognized by the U.S. Embassies and active in 42 European and Eurasian countries. ENAM is the largest regional alumni association, focused on coordinating national alumni organizations’ activities, promoting joint initiatives and advancing the collaboration of American alumni in Europe.
The Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission administers the Fulbright Program in Poland. It awards scientific scholarships to the USA for Poles, and to Poland for Americans. As a non-profit organization, the Commission operates on funds received in equal parts from the U.S. State Department and the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education, based on a bilateral agreement.
American Corners is a partnership program between the U.S. Embassy and selected Polish public institutions, which in addition to its statutory activities conduct educational programs on U.S. centered topics. They have available American publications related to the USA and an Internet database eLibrary USA. Also, in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy they organize programs and events promoting American culture. Polish offices of American Corners are located in Gdansk, Katowice, Lublin, Lodz, Radom, Warsaw and Wroclaw.
K&L Gates is a fully integrated global law firm with lawyers located across five continents. The firm represents leading multinational corporations, growth and middle-market companies, capital markets participants and entrepreneurs in every major industry group as well as public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations and individuals. For more information about K&L Gates or its locations, practices and registrations, visit klgates.com.
KONDRAT & Partners is one of the most dynamic Polish law firms. It takes part of the group of leading law firms in the field of intellectual property law, pharmaceutical law and life science. It gathers a team of more than 50 people, including patent attorneys, chemical doctors, legal counsels, attorneys and trainees, and supporting administrative employees. More information on our website: www.kondrat.pl
PAM Center is a specialized unit of the Department of Management at the University of Lodz, created for the purpose of executive education. In cooperation with American institutions of higher education, including R. H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, and College of Business at Minot State University, PAM Center offers:
* a Polish-American MBA program,
* a unique Mini MBA® program of managerial studies,
* open training programs, programs tailored to individual needs of enterprises, conferences and events.
We inspire improvement through interesting activities: thriving academic circles, meetings with interesting people (including foreign professors), regularly scheduled scholarly events, and sporting tournaments. We make it possible to travel abroad (Erasmus+, CEEPUS, scholarships in the USA), which expands your horizons, confronts you with other cultures, and brings you valuable experience. We do not confine ourselves to university walls – we actively comment current events and processes in media. We gladly popularize science in the opinion-making journals and broadcasts.
We operate as a think tank, we are a public benefit organization. We deal with foreign policy and the most important challenges in international relations. Our mission is to increase the understanding among Polish decision-makers of the processes taking place in Europe and around the world, and to popularize knowledge about Poland abroad. We conduct analytical, educational and advisory activities.
For many years, the Polonia Education Foundation has been committed to cultivating Polish tradition, history and culture by promoting Polish education abroad. Our priority is to make the school available to all Little Poles around the world. Thanks to modern technology, we can reach every child who wants to learn in Polish. The Foundation strives to make access to Polish education free for all children!
More information on the website: www.polakmaly.polonia.edu.pl
The International Institute for Civil Society (MISO) is an independent and non-profit NGO (foundation), established in 2012 in Warsaw, whose motto is “Together we can do more”. The goal of MISO is to promote the idea of a civil society, promote civic attitudes and act to increase citizens’ involvement in the public and economic life of the country. As part of the statutory activities of MISO, the Analysis Center operates, which is an analytical and expert center established in 2017.