Deputy Prime Minister of Republic of Poland, Minister of Science and Higher Education
Jaroslaw Gowin, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Science and Higher Education was educated at Jagiellonian University and University of Cambridge. He was a member of the Independent Students' Association and the “Solidarity” trade union. He was editor-in-chief of the Catholic monthly magazine “Znak” and rector of the Tischner European University in Krakow.
In 2007, he was elected to the sixth and seventh term of Sejm. In his parliamentary work, Gowin led the Team for Bioethics Convention and chaired an extraordinary committee considering parliamentary draft bills to amend the Constitution. He is also a member of the National Security Council. He is an author of many books and articles.