Jakub Jakóbowski
Jakub Jakóbowski
Deputy Director

Deputy Director of the Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW) and the head of the China Department, having previosly served as the coordinator of the „Connectivity in Eurasia” project and a Senior Fellow on China’s economy. Formerly a Taiwan Fellow at Soochow University in Taipei and a European China Policy Fellow at the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS). He holds a PhD in political science from the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH), based on a dissertation on China’s foreign economic policy towards the Global South. He gives lectures at the Warsaw University and the Warsaw School of Economics. Member of a number of international projects and associations, including the Think Visegrad, China Observers in Central Europe (CHOICE) and the Horizon 2020 EU-STRAT project.  In 2012-2015 he worked as an exports consultant for Polish small and medium-sized enterprises in East Asia and the Commonwealth of Independent States markets.

  • China’s foreign economic policy
  • transport, digital and energy connectivity in Eurasia
  • international political economy
  • China’s economic and political relations with Central and Eastern Europe and the European Union