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Piotr Tereszkiewicz is a Professor of Private Law at Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland, and a Senior Research Affiliate at the University of Leuven, Belgium (KU Leuven). After obtaining his PhD at Jagiellonian University and a Magister Juris Degree at University of Oxford, Tereszkiewicz spent several years as a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Heidelberg, working on comparative contract law, funded by German Research Council (DFG).
At Jagiellonian University, Tereszkiewicz teaches core private law courses (including obligations, succession), international commercial contracts as well as runs Digital Legal Clinic course (https://wpia.uj.edu.pl/techlawclinic).
His published work deals with contract and commercial law, financial services regulation, mostly from a comparative, international and European perspective. Tereszkiewicz has held visiting positions at University of Michigan Law School (Senior Grotius Research Fellow), Bloomington (Mauer School of Law), Augsburg, Ferrara, and Zurich.
He serves as principal investigator for “Insurance contract in the 21st century” funded by the National Science Center in Poland, and as a governing board member of the Polish Association of Law & Economics.