Vice-Rector for education

Dr hab. Krzysztof Korotkich

tel.+48 85 745 70 78

Place of employment: University of Bialystok, Faculty of Philology, College of Literary Studies, Department of Philological Research “East – West”, Laboratory of Comparative Cultural Studies

Conducted lectures: history of Polish literature (Romanticism), analysis of a literary work, editing, information technology, digital preparation of text for printing, general literature, mythology research, marketing in a publishing house, theater as a social phenomenon


1992 – graduation, High School in Bialystok

1997 - magister (M.A.), Polish philology, University of Warsaw, Branch in Bialystok

2009 - doktor (Ph.D), humanities, University of Nicolaus Copernicus in Torun

2019 - doktor habilitowany (Post-doctoral degree) in the field of humanities in the discipline of literary studies, University of Warsaw

Professional experience:

1996-2000 – scientific and technical worker at the Institute of Polish Philology at the Faculty of Humanities of the Warsaw University, Branch in Bialystok (since 1997, the Faculty of Philology of the University of Bialystok)

2000-2003 – Polish language teacher at the STO Social High School in Bialystok

2000-2010 – assistant, Division of Enlightenment and Romanticism Literature at the Institute of Polish Philology at the Faculty of Philology of the University of Bialystok

since 2010 – adiunkt (Assistant Professor),  Department of Philological Research “East – West”, Faculty of Philology, University of Bialystok

2012-2016 – deputy director of the Institute of Polish Philology, University of Bialystok

2008-2019 – member of the IFP Scientific Council

2012-2016; 2016-2020 – member of the UB Senate

2013 – member of the preparation of the Development strategy of the University of Bialystok for 2014-2024 team

2013-2016 – member of the Rector's Commission for Promotion


Literary Society of Adam Mickiewicz

Schola Humana Association

Academic achievements:


Wyobraźnia apokaliptyczna Juliusza Słowackiego. Obrazy – wizje – symbole, Białystok 2011;  Ścieżki wyobraźni. O wrażliwości i estetyce w literaturze XIX wieku, Kraków 2017; Alchemia ducha. Studia i szkice o twórczości Józefa Bogdana Dziekońskiego, Bialystok 2019

Author of essays on 19th century literature and contemporary literature. Publisher of works by romantic and contemporary authors.

Scientific interests:

poetic imagination, borderline arts, editing, apocalyptic and thanatology in literature

Scientific internships:

Herder Scholarship (Herder-Preis-Stipendium) at the University of Vienna

Research internship at the Institut für Slawistik at the University of Vienna


Family: married, two sons, two cats and a dog.

Passions: good cinema, theater, music, swimming and reading (not at the same time) - preferably in the Suwalki region.