Dean's Communicate concerning copyright issues


Lublin 25 February 2021

Dean of the Faculty of Political Science

And Journalism of Maria Curie-Skłodowska

University’s Communicate concerning

Copyright laws

            Due to disturbing signals concerning possible copyright violations being made by students, I remind that art. 312 ust. 3 of Law of 20 July 2018 on higher education and scienctific law (PSWN Law), in relation with art. 287 ust. 2 pt. 1-5 of PSWN Law, actions such as: usurping  or misleading the authorship of other people’s work as well as distributing it without valid citations including the original author or violation of copyright laws o rany related laws give rise to disciplinary proceedings with disciplinary penalties going as far as expulsion from the University (art. 308 ust. 5 of PSWN LAW).

            § 122 ust. 1 of UMCS Statute of 29 May 2019 also allows for students to be  processed through disciplinary proceedings. roku nakłada na studentów i doktorantów możliwość pociągnięcia do odpowiedzialności dyscyplinarnej. Such case i salso allowed by §25 of UMCS doctoral studies’ reglations of  26 kwietnia 2017 roku as well as §17 of UMCS study regulations of 24 April 2019.

            Bearing that in mind, I inform that any reports concerning copyright violations will be processed and forwarded to disciplinary commisions.




    Date of addition
    25 February 2021

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