Public Information Bulletin

The objective of the operations of the Institute consists in initiating, undertaking and providing support for activities aimed at:

1) honoring and commemorating persons – living, deceased or murdered, both in Poland and abroad – who have performed meritorious service for the Polish Nation through the cultivation of memory or the provision of assistance to Polish citizens or Poles of different citizenship who were victims of Soviet or German Nazi crimes, of crimes motivated by nationalism, or of other atrocities constituting crimes against peace, humanity or war crimes during the period from 8 November 1917 to 31 July 1990;

2) conducting research in the field of historical sciences and interdisciplinary studies utilizing the tools available to the humanities and the social sciences, and in particular studying, documenting and broadening the knowledge of totalitarian systems and of the crimes committed by the Nazi and Soviet regimes in the 20th century;

3) gathering, conducting the scholarly analysis of and making available the accounts of victims and witnesses of totalitarian crimes, and disseminating knowledge about the subject.

Ustawa z dnia 9 listopada 2017 r. o Instytucie Solidarności i Męstwa im. Witolda Pileckiego (tekst jednolity Dz.U. z 2019 r. poz. 213 ze zmianami).

Director of the Pilecki Institute

dr Wojciech Kozłowski

Dr. Wojciech Kozłowski

Director of the Pilecki Institute


Anna Gutkowska

Deputy Director

prof. Zofia Zielińska [chairperson]

dr hab. Grzegorz Berendt

dr Sławomir Dębski

dr Adam Eberhardt

Andrzej Gelberg

Grzegorz Górny

prof. Marek Kornat

Jan Ołdakowski

Albert Stankowski

dr Mateusz Szpytma

dr hab. Przemysław Żurawski vel. Grajewski