Grzegorz Stec holds a Master of Science degree in Contemporary Chinese Studies (University of Oxford – as a recipient of Jenkins Memorial Scholarship), a Master of Economics degree in China Studies (Yenching Academy of Peking University), and three BA degrees in International Relations, in Comparative Studies of Civilizations, and in Asia Studies (Jagiellonian University in Krakow). He also studied Chinese language at Beijing Foreign Studies University and Beijing Language and Culture University and completed a graduate internship at the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Beijing.
He is an Analyst (Brussels Office) at the Mercator Institute for Contemporary China Studies and is affiliated with EIAS as an Associate Researcher. His research focuses on EU-China relations, including their institutional framework, strategic discourse deployed by the two sides and the EU’s common foreign policy building efforts. He also monitors Poland-China and wider Central and Eastern Europe-China relations.