Centre for Antitrust and Regulatory Studies (CARS) was established on 21st February, 2007 as the research group. As of 1st October, 2014 it was converted into the independent organizational unit subordinated directly to the Dean of Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw. CARS Director is Prof. Dr. Tadeusz Skoczny.
CARS activity concentrate on widely understood issues of competition and consumer protection and pro-competitive and pro-consumer sector-specific regulations in market economy. In this respect CARS is conducting interdisciplinary scientific research and development (R+D) projects and preparing scientific reports, publishing books and periodicals, holding scientific conferences, patronizing post-graduate studies, running Open PhD Seminars, organising training courses and cooperating with similar research units in Poland and in foreign countries.
Annually „CARS Award” is also being offered.
On the March 8, 2011 CARS Library – as a separated branch of the Library of the Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw, was opened. We invite students, scholars and practitioners, who would like to extend their knowledge on antitrust and regulatory studies or simply have access to the newest Polish and foreign publications from this field to visit this unique Library. CARS books colletion, indexed as separate data base at the „Faculty Library” are available here.