Since November 2015 the Department of Finance and Finance Law of the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin has been a member of the International Research Network KULTAX formed also by the Departments of Finance of the following institutions:


Palacký University, Olomouc (Czech Republic)

The University of Trnava (Slovakia)

The University of Debrecen (Hungary)

The Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca (Romania)

Sulkhan Saba Orbeliani Teaching University in Tbilisi (Georgia)

- Aleksander Xhuvani University of Elbasan (Albania)



The International Research Network KULTAX was established during the international conference „Central and Eastern Europe tax experiences and problems in the context of European integration”, held on 19-20 November 2015 in Lublin by the Department of Finance and Finance Law.



Paweł Smoleń, Hab. PhD, the head of the Department of Finance and Finance Law, was elected Chairman of the International Research Network KULTAX for a two-year term of office.


Marcin Burzec, PhD, is a Permanent Secretary of the International Research Network KULTAX.


Within International Research Network KULTAX following books have been published:


Tax authorities in the Visegrad Group countries Common experience after accession to the European Union, Lublin 2016 - available in the following libraries


Selected issues in taxation and tax authorities in Central Europe, Lublin 2016 - available in the following libraries


Essential problems with taxation of agriculture, Lublin 2017 - available in the following libraries


Introduction to Polish tax law, Berlin - New York 2018 - available in the following libraries



Other important events within International Research Network KULTAX:



- In 2016, October 20 - 21, the Department of Finance and Financial Law, as a member of the academic network KULTAX, organised an international scientific conference "Financing and taxation of agriculture. Necessity of changes".



- In November 2017, prof. Paweł Smoleń and Marcin Burzec, PhD., took a study visit at the University of Zagreb (Croatia) and the University of Mostar (Bosnia and Herzegovina) to have a meetings with Sonja Cindori, PhD., and Ana Dujmović,  PhD.


During these meetings future cooperation within Research Network KULTAX were discussed.


- In September 2018, prof. Paweł Smoleń i Marcin Burzec,PhD. were visiting University of Elbasan (Albania). The meetings with following persons took place: rector of University of Elbasan - prof. Skënder Topi; vice-rector of University of Elbasan - prof. dr Peçi Naqellari; Head of Foreign Relations Office - Eda Çela; Dean of Faculty of Economy - prof. Imelda Sejdini.



During these meetings an albanian membership in Research Network KULTAX were discussed, as well as future opportunities for research collaboration.

Autor: Leszek Wojtowicz
Ostatnia aktualizacja: 10.04.2021, godz. 13:00 - Marcin Burzec