Dr. Mateusz Grochowski, LL.M. (Yale)

Senior Research Fellow under Prof. Dr. Ralf Michaels

Main Fields of Research

European private law (especially consumer law), comparative Law (including Central European private law and the US–European comparative study), online commerce


Mateusz Grochowski obtained his Ph.D. cum laude at the Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences (supervised by Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Ewa Łętowska), receiving the prize for the best Polish dissertation in private law. He holds a title of Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the Yale Law School.

He is an Affiliated Fellow at the Information Society Project (Yale Law School) and was an Emile Noël Fellow at New York University School of Law. Prior to joining the Max Planck Institute, he was an Edmond J. Safra Fellow at the Buchmann Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University and a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute. He has been also appointed as a Member of the Office of Studies and Analyses of the Supreme Court of Poland.

He received several scholarships and awards, including the Fox International Fellowship (Yale) and a scholarship for outstanding legal researchers from the Foundation for Polish Science.

He was a teacher and a guest lecturer in various academic institutions, including Fordham University School of Law, University of Münster, University of Trento, European University Institute, University of Wrocław and the College of Europe. He participated as a principal researcher in several research projects, funded inter alia by the Polish National Science Centre, the National Agency for Academic Exchange and the European Commission. He has been also a Member of the Research Group on the Law of Digital Services of the European Law Institute and an editor at the "Journal of European Consumer and Market Law" (EuCML) as well as at the "Rabels Zeitschrift für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht" (RabelsZ).

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