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Fellows 2022

Giorgi Zhorzholiani ©Giorgi Zhorzholiani​​

Name: Giorgi Zhorzholiani

Home institution: Tbilisi State University, Georgia

Guest institution: European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), Germany

Period of stay: 20.01.-20.03.2022

Research focus: Internet Law, Technology Law, Intellectual Property Law,  Statutory Obligations

"I believe a graduate research stay is one of the best academic opportunities to work on the fundamental parts of a PhD thesis. In the scope of a program like this, a researcher is able to concentrate only on the research, devoting maximum time and various academic resources to it, along with developing international research profile and expertise. These were my major reasons for applying to VIP for graduates. Viadrina is known as one of the most acknowledged universities in the region in terms of its internationality, interdisciplinarity and outstanding research possibilities for both visiting researchers and the degree students. I was aware that Viadrina had excellent environment for research, including a modern, fully-equipped library, computer terminals and most importantly, access to international scientific databases. It was also very important to me that there is a European New School of Digital Studies and Legal Tech Center within the university, which means that the university is involved in the field of law on which I am preparing my doctoral thesis. Therefore, these facilities and connections will help me to strengthen and extend my research scope and relevance."  

Tomasz Marzec ©Tomasz Marzec

Name: Tomasz Marzec

Home institution: Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland

Guest institution: European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), Germany

Period of stay: January 2, 2022 - March 31, 2022

Research focus: Renewable energy law, energy law, cooperative law, agricultural law, environmental law, community energy

"In Viadrina’s Faculty of Business Administration and Economics (Wiwi) is carried out extensive research on energy cooperatives and more broadly on energy communities. For this reason, I wanted to broaden my scientific perspective through consultation with Prof. Dr. Jens Lowitsch and to learn about German policy and legal regulation on renewable energy sources."

Saimaiti Maimaitiming ©Saimaiti Maimaitiming

Name: Saimaiti Maimaitiming

Home University: European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), Germany

Guest Institution: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the USA

Period of stay: January 1, 2022 - March 31, 2022

Research Focus: Internationalization of higher education, knowledge transfer, modernization, global intellectual history

"Major goals of my research stay at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are getting in touch with more experts in my field and collect more primary and secondary resources."