The Embassy of Poland in Berlin
Address: Lassenstrasse 19-21, Berlin, D-14193
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Amb. Andrzej Przyłębski
Andrzej Przyłębski was born on 14 May 1958 in Chmielnik in Poland. He is a Polish philosopher, translator, cultural scientist and diplomat and has been Ambassador of the Republic of Poland in the Federal Republic of Germany since 2016.
He graduated from the General Educational Lyceum in Kolo Przyłębski, and then continued to study philosophy and social sciences at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan. His MA thesis in 1982 dealt with Martin Heidegger, his doctorial thesis in 1987 dealt with Wadowice-born Emil Lask. As a scholarship holder of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, he worked under the direction of Hans-Georg Gadamer and Reiner Wiehl at the University of Heidelberg on the habilitation thesis on the Baden School of Neo-Kantianism. As a scholarship holder of the Conference of Rectorates of the German Academies of Sciences in Berlin, he worked on the hermeneutic theory of history in 1994 under the direction of Volker Gerhardt at the Humboldt University in Berlin. In 1995, he translated the “Philosophy of Money” by Georg Simmel in Vienna.
From 1996 to 2001, he then worked in Berlin as a cultural and scientific attaché of the Polish Embassy. Since 2002, he has held the post of professor at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan. From 2003 to 2007 he taught philosophy at Chemnitz University of Technology. From 2004 to 2010, he was Deputy Chairman of the International Hegel Society and co-editor of the Hegel Yearbook. From 2003 to 2011 he was a member of the Committee of Philosophical Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences. In November 2015, he was named a member of the National Development Council by President Andrzej Duda. On 29 July 2016, he was appointed as successor to Jerzy Margański Ambassador of the Republic of Poland in the Federal Republic of Germany.
His wife Julia Przyłębska was appointed President of the Constitutional Court on 21 December 2016 by President Andrzej Duda.
After the unification of the two German States in 1990, the Polish embassy moved to Berlin. In addition to Poland's embassy in Berlin and consulate in Cologne, Poland has 8 other representations in Germany. These representations include consulates in Bremen, Erfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Hamburg, Leipzig, Lubeck, Munich, and Schwerin.