prof. Dariusz Olszewski-Strzyżowski

ORCID: 0000-0001-7179-2808

ResearchGate profile


2019 – Associate Professor of Physical Culture Sciences – University of Physical Education in Wrocław, Poland. Dissertation: „ Sport and a sense of social belonging of excluded persons – the unemployed

2005 – Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Physical Culture Sciences – University of Physical Education and Sport in Gdańsk, Poland. Dissertation „ Student Preferences and Their Leisure Activity as a Manifestation of Lifestyle

1986 – Master of Science (MSc) in Physical Culture Sciences – University of Physical Education and Sport in Gdansk, Poland. Thesis topic „Family situation of children and youth actively playing sport”


From 2019, a Associate Professor – University of Physical Education and Sport in Gdansk, Poland, the Faculty of Physical Education, the Department of Physical Education and Social Sciences – Department of Sport and Tourism Management

1993 – 1995 – Gdańsk City Council – Tourism Inspector

1995 – 2005 – Gdynia City Hall – Tourism Inspector

From 1999 to 2016 – Lecturer conducting courses, trainings and lectures, including: „ Edustar Courses and Training – Gdynia; „Repulser” Postgraduate College of Tourism in Gdańsk o / Gdynia; „Forber” Postgraduate Hotel and Tourism College in Gdynia; „Żak” Education Center Gdynia; WSG University in Bydgoszcz; WSB University in Gdańsk, Toruń and Bydgoszcz; Orłowicz College of Tourism and Hotel Management – Warsaw; European College of Sopot in Sopot

2005-2007 – Lecturer as part of the nationwide Project 'Common Case Tourism’ (PARP)

2005 – 2007 – Gdańsk Tourist Organization and Gdańsk Convention Bureau – Director

2007 – 2008 – Gdańsk School of Banking – Dean of the Faculty of Finance and Management in Gdańsk, Assistant Professor

2008 – 2012 – Polish Tourist Organization – Warsaw – Director of the Regional Cooperation Department, Director of the Marketing Instruments Department, Director of the Marketing Planning Department

2015 –, Sp. z o.o Gdynia – Managing Director of the health services market

Participation in organizational committees of international and national scientific conferences

In the course of my professional and scientific activity, I have prepared and delivered an additional 200 presentations as part of participation in over 200 scientific conferences, industry, promotional or information meetings at national and international level, as well as in over 200 tourist and trade fairs and shows stores in the country and abroad.

1998 – 1999 – participation in the training trip „Program Tourism Marketing Management” PHARE TOURIN III (United Kingdom, Belgium and France)

Research projects

2009 – 2012 – Innovative Economy Operational Program „Polish economy on the international market, Action 6.3: Promotion of Poland’s tourist assets” Let’s promote Poland Together „- Polish Tourist Organization – Warsaw – Team Director for preparation of Component C – trainings and courses in Poland for local governments, Regional and Local Tourist Organizations and for the tourism industry.


2007 – „Award for cooperation and personal contribution to the development of Polish tourism and development of the industry self-government of the Pomeranian Voivodeship” – Polish Chamber of Tourism – Pomeranian Voivodeship

2005 – Main Prize „Best Tourism Promotion in 2004 in the Pomeranian Voivodeship” – Gdańsk International Fair – Gdańsk

2000 – Diploma of the Marshal of the Pomeranian Voivodeship 'For special achievements in tourism in the voivodship Pomeranian in 2000 ”- Marshal’s Office of the Pomeranian Voivodeship

1998 – Award of the Ministry of Sport and Tourism, „For services to tourism” (No. 69) –

1998 – Honorary Diploma of the Main Board of PTTK „As an expression of special recognition for help and cooperation” – Main Board of PTTK Warsaw

Scientific documentation (selected publications)

115 scientific articles published in Poland and abroad (number of points 541) in the field of tourism, recreation, sport and broadly understood physical culture. I am particularly interested in the area of ​​social exclusion in the field of access to tourism, sport and recreation.

Total citations – Google Scholar 44

Membership in scientific organizations and societies

From 2014 – Polish Society of Social Sciences about Sport – Warsaw – Member

2000 – 2005 Association of Municipalities of the Republic of Poland „Euroregion Bałtyk” – Elbląg – Chairman of the Working Party on Tourism

2003 – 2005 – Pomeranian Regional Tourist Organization – Gdańsk – Member of the Board – Secretary

From 2000 – Gdańsk Tourist Fair – MTT Gdańsk – Member of the Program Council

From 1999 – UG Jantar / Stegna – Member of the Program Board of the „World Amber Fishing Championships”

Participation in expert and competition teams

2009 – 2012 – Polish Laurel of Polish Tourism Certification Program – WSE ALMAMER, POT – Warsaw – Member of the Competition Jury

2008 – 2012 – „Inter-ministerial Team for Assessment of POIG Projects – 6.4” (Ministry of Regional Development, Ministry of Sport and Tourism, Polish Tourist Organization), Warsaw – Member – Expert

2009 – 2012 „Working Group as part of the Interministerial Team for the Coordination of the Government of the Republic of Poland, set out in” Tourism development directions up to 2015 „for counteracting the effects of the economic crisis in tourism” – Ministry of Sport and Tourism, Warsaw – Member – Expert