I was born in 1949 in Warsaw. I graduated the Nicolaus Copernicus High School in Warsaw, a UNESCO-affiliated educational establishment with English as the teaching medium. I studied at the Central School of Planning and Statistics (today: Warsaw School of Economics) (1967-1971) and at the Department of Law and Administration of Warsaw University, graduating the latter in 1975. In 1977-1980 I did a research project on late medieval culture at the Institute of History of the Polish Academy of Sciesee more