About us

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Collegium Artium is a non-profit foundation registered in Poland, with a charitable status (according to Polish law: a public benefit organization). Statutory purposes:

  • to pursue scholarly research in the humanities;
  • to conduct activities in the areas of culture and art;
  • to initiate international scholarly co-operation.

Projects conducted by Collegium Artium are related to cultural heritage in the broadest sense, with particular emphasis laid on the history of art. The organisation carries out research projects, publishes a book series and awards fellowships and prizes. As a signatory of, among others, the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities it participates in the open science and culture movement and contributes to the creation of the world’s greatest open-access repository of art-historical texts operated by the University Library in Heidelberg.

Collegium Artium is a member of Polish National Federation of Non-Governmental Organisations (OFOP) and the Coalition for Open Education (KOED). Supervision: Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland.

National Court Register Number: KRS 0000319375 (date of entry: 10 December 2008)
Company Registration Number: REGON 120826856
VAT Registration Number: NIP 679-29-95-420

The activity of Collegium Artium is managed by the Board, the Council is its controlling body, while the Scientific Committee draws up the programme.

prof. Jerzy Miziołek (University of Warsaw) – chairman
prof. Małgorzata Dąbrowska (University of Łódź)

Scientific Committee
prof. Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann (Princeton University)
prof. Yaroslav Hrytsak ((Украïнський католицький університет)
prof. Andrzej Jajszczyk (National Center for Science, AGH University of Science and Technology)
prof. Michel Kaplan (Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne)
prof. Stanko Kokole (Univerza v Ljubljani)
prof. Ihor Ševčenko (+) (Harvard University)

Jacek Maj, M.A. (University of Warsaw) – director

Collegium Artium is a signatory of the following documents:
Budapest Open Access Initiative Declaration;
Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities;
Public Domain Manifesto;
Washington Declaration on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest;
San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment – DORA;
Zurich Declaration on Digital Art History;
Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development;
Mainz Declaration on Digital Art History in Teaching;
London Manifesto for Fair Copyright Reform for Libraries and Archives in Europe;
Hague Declaration on Knowledge Discovery in the Digital Age.

Partners / sponsors
Art Historian Information from Central Europe
Bank Zachodni WBK Foundation
Citizens Network Watchdog Poland
Ethnographic Museum in Krakow
Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation
‘Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre’ Centre in Lublin
Humboldt University of Berlin
Jagiellonian University in Krakow
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Lublin Voivodeship
mBank Foundation
Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland
Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland
Municipality of Lublin City
Museum of Polish History
National Library of Poland
National Museum in Krakow
National Museum in Wrocław
National Museum in Warsaw
Open Education Coalition
PKO Bank Polski Foundation
Polish Academy of Sciences
Polish Association of Art Historians
Polish Institute of Music and Dance
Polish National Audiovisual Institute
Polish National Federation of Non-Governmental Organisations
Polish National Science Centre
Pontifical University of John Paul II in Krakow
TechSoup Foundation
University Library of Heidelberg
University of Warsaw
Wikimedia Poland Association

Mailing address
Collegium Artium
Foksal 18
00-372 Warsaw
E-mail: info (at) collegiumartium.org

Support our work
Donations can be given to our account:
Collegium Artium
Name of the bank: Raiffeisen Bank Polska
IBAN: PL 38 1750 0012 0000 0000 2107 9847
Title of the transfer: „Donation for statutory purposes”