An association called the Academic Association of Economic Psychology, hereinafter referred to as the Society, is a voluntary, self-governing and permanent association and has legal personality.
1. The field of activity of the association is the Thingscommon Poland.
2. The seat of the association authorities is the capital city of Warsaw.
1. The association acts on the basis of the provisions of the Law on Associations and this Statute.
2. The name of the association is proprietary.
3. It is permissible to use the abbreviated association name ASPE.
4. The duration of the association is unlimited.
The association may be a member of national and international organisations with similar objectives and principles of action.
Objectives and principles of the Association
Objectives of the Association:
1. Popularizing the uses of psychology in economics, especially in entrepreneurship, advertising, marketing, public relations and human management.
2. Action to transfer the latest achievements of economic psychology to the economy.
3. Fostering entrepreneurial attitudes and autonomy among young people and students.
4. Promoting scientific methods in society, in particular among teachers, journalists and politicians.
5. Dissemination of knowledge in the field of economic psychology in society, especially among young people and students, as well as in business and economy environments.
6. Integrating the environment of psychologists and economists active in the sphere of science and business.
7. Supporting and conducting scientific and research work in the field of economic psychology, experimental economics and related fields.
8. Supporting activities for European integration and intercultural cooperation.
The association pursues its objectives by:
1. Initiating and conducting scientific research in the field of economic psychology
2. Liaising with other scientific and professional societies with a similar activity profile.
3. Cooperation with scientific wheels, self-government and student organisations.
4. Facilitating contacts and collaboration between academia and business
5. Development of research, expertise and provision of services to local and state administrations and other actors
6. Issuing, co-issuing and supporting in another form of theoretical and professional publications in this own scientific journal and publication of Publications.
7. Supporting valuable initiatives by embracing the honorary patronate or the substantive patronate.
8. Participation, organisation and co-organisation, congresses, conferences, symposiums, readings, lectures, consultations, competitions, trainings and other events of a scientific nature.
9. Organizing trips, adaptive camps, exits and zflights.
10. Awarding of scholarships and prizes.
11. Organizing competitions of scientific and research work, including students in the field of economic psychology.
12. Conducting the association library and promoting psychological and economic knowledge through the mass media.
13. Conducting consultancy and information activities in the field of socio-economic issues.
14. Participation in the development and modernisation of curricula and training in the field of economic psychology.
15. Opinion and expression in matters relating to the environment of psychologists and/or economists, its education and its legal provisions.
Members of the association, their rights and obligations
Members of the association are divided into:
1. Ordinary members,
2. Extraordinary members,
3. Honorary Members,
4. Support members.
The prerequisite for membership of the Association is:
1. Acceptance of these statutes,
2. Submission of a member declaration,
3. Acceptance of members by the Association board,
4. Members of the association may be persons who do not have Polish citizenship.
Members of the association are obliged to:
1. Conduct in accordance with the statutes, regulations and resolutions of the association authorities,
2. Regular payment of premiums,
3. Participate actively in the work of the Association,
4. Contributing to the growth of the role and importance of the association,
5. Caring for the good name of the association.
Membership shall cease as a result of deletion from the list of members by resolution of the Management Board in case of:
1. Non-paying membership fees.
2. Failure to fulfil statutory obligations.
3. Non-licing behaviors with the dignity of a member of the association.
4. Death of a member.
A member of the ordinary, after submitting a written membership declaration, may be any natural person with a higher education and full legal capacity, recognising and supporting the objectives of the Association.
The ordinary member shall be entitled to:
1. Passive and active electoral law,
2. Participate in the general meeting of members.
3. Use of the publication of the Association
4. Participate in any events organized by the Association.
5. To submit proposals on all matters relating to the purposes and modalities of the association,
6. Having a membership card,
1. An extraordinary member may be a student of psychological or economic direction, after having completed at least the second year of study. Extraordinary members shall acquire the rights of ordinary members after graduation.
2. Extraordinary membership ceases upon deletion from the list of students.
3. The extraordinary member, with the exception of the passive electoral law, has the rights listed in § 12.
4. Extraordinary members are 50% of the ordinary member’s contribution.
1. A supporting member may be a natural or legal person who wishes to support the objectives of the Association.
2. The Status of the supporting member is granted by the Association board.
3. The supporting member, with the exception of the active and passive electoral law, has the rights listed in § 12.
4. Support membership expires by a voluntary waiver or as a result of a decision of the management board.
1. An honorary member may be a natural person who, in a special way, has earned himself for the association.
2. The dignity of the honorary member is granted by the general meeting of members on request of the Association board.
3. The honorary member, with the exception of the active and passive electoral law, has the rights listed in § 12.
4. Honorary members shall be exempted from the payment of membership fees.
5. Honorary membership shall cease by a voluntary waiver or as a result of a resolution of the general meeting of members in the event that the honorary member does not comply with the statutes.
1. The decision of the Management Board shall, in the member matters, be appealed to the general meeting of members.
2. The decision of the general Meeting of members shall be final.
Organizational structure of the Association
The association authorities are:
1. The general meeting of members,
3. Audit Committee.
1. The general meeting of members is the supreme authority of the association.
2. The general meeting of members shall be held at least once a year.
3. The general Meeting of members shall participate in:
1. With the voice of ordinary members
2. Extraordinary members excluding passive electoral law
3. With an advisory vote, honorary and supporting members
4. The resolutions of the general Meeting of members shall be taken by simple majority, with the presence of at least half of the eligible votes, in the first period. In the second deadline, the quorum requirement does not apply.
5. The election of the members of the association authorities of the general Meeting shall be approved by means of voting.
The general meeting of members shall be convened by the Association board. The Management board shall notify the members of the Association of the deadline of the general meeting of members at least 14 days before the day of deliberation, together with the proposed agenda.
At the written request of 1/3 the number of members, at the request of the Audit Committee, or on its own initiative, the Board shall convenes an extraordinary meeting of members, but not later than 3 weeks from the date of application. The extraordinary general Meeting of members shall be held solely on the subject of the request for its convening.
The competence of the general Meeting of members shall be:
1. The adoption of the statute of the Association and the taking of changes concerning its
2. The adoption of the Association action Programme,
3. The adoption of the budget,
4. Election and dismissal of the Association and Audit Committee,
5. Examination and approval of annual reports of the association authorities,
6. Examination of appeals against decisions of the Management Board on deletions from the list of members of the Association,
7. Adoption of guidelines for the Management Board,
8. Granting discharge to the outgoing Management board,
9. Adopting resolutions on the dissolution of the Association,
10. Deciding on matters relating to the association not governed by other regulations.
The Board directs the activities of the Association in accordance with the resolutions of the general meeting of members and represents the association outdoors.
1. The board consists of 3 people
2. The board comprises: President and 2 Vice-presidents
3. The Management Board shall act on the basis of the rules adopted by the Management Board no later than the second meeting.
4. Two members of the management board, or another person on the basis of a written mandate granted by two members of the Management Board, shall be entitled to make declarations of intent on behalf of the association.
5. Meetings of the Management Board shall be held at least once every three months.
6. The Management board shall take the resolution by simple majority.
The tasks of the Management board shall be:
1. Pursuing the objectives of the Association and resolutions of the general meeting of members,
2. Representing the association externally and acting on its behalf,
3. Setting the budget, including the level of membership fees,
4. Management of the association’s assets,
5. Decision-making in member matters, i.e. The admission and deletion of members, application for honorary membership,
6. Appointment and dismissal of members of the Scientific Council of the Association
7. Convening of the general meeting of members
8. Organising and conducting current matters relating to the activities of the association, including any matters relating to the hiring and dismissal of employees,
9. Reporting on its activities for the current year and for the entire term of office at the general meeting of members.
1. The audit committee is the authority of the association appointed to exercise control over its activities.
2. The audit committee consists of three persons who elect a chairperson.
3. The Audit Committee shall act on the basis of the rules adopted at its first meeting.
4. Decisions of the Audit Commission shall be taken in the form of resolutions.
5. The Audit Committee shall take the resolution by a simple majority, in the presence of all its members.
6. Members of the audit Committee may participate, with an advisory vote, in the work of the Management board.
The competence of the Audit Committee should be:
1. Control of the financial, economic and statutory activities of the Association,
2. Presenting to the management Board proposals on the activities of the Association, resulting from the checks carried out,
3. Request to convening an extraordinary meeting of members,
4. Presenting to the general meeting of members an application for granting or refusing discharge to the association authorities.
5. The Audit Committee shall review the activities of the Association at least once a year.
1. The term of office of the Association and Audit Committee takes three years.
2. Member of the Board of the association may not be a member of the audit Committee at the same time.
3. In the event of a vacanence on the board of the Association or the Audit Committee during the term of office, the composition of the authorities may be supplemented by a co-optation. The co-optation shall be made by resolution to the other members of the body. In this mode, no more than 1/3 of the body composition can be invoked.
The association’s assets are real estate, movable property and funds.
The property of the association comes from:
1. Membership dues,
2. Subsidies, grants, donations, inheritance and records received from both Poland and abroad,
3. Revenue from fundraisers and public events,
4. Income from movable and immovable property,
5. Bank percentage,
6. Income from your own business.
Income from grants, donations, inheritance and records may be used for all purposes of the association unless the donor decides otherwise.
Natural and legal persons who make donations to the association or one-off or aggregate grants, upon request of the Management Board, may obtain, if requested, the title of “Sponsor of the Association”.
1. For the validity of declarations of intent on the property rights and obligations of the Association, two members of the management board are required.
2. The management board may authorise the signing of letters and documents and the management and disposal of financial associations:
1. Project Coordinator
2. Grant Manager
3. Managing agent
Such authorisation must be in the form of a written mandate granted by two members of the Management board. The financial authorization must not exceed the amount of the project.
3. The authorised person may create, or manage, specific accounts or sub-accounts for the purposes of the project. The scope of such powers must be precisely specified in the mandate.
4. The authorized person does not have to be a member of the association.
Amendment of the Statute and dissolution of the Association
The amendment to the Statute shall be taken by the general meeting of members by a two-thirds majority vote in the presence of at least half of the eligible votes.
1. A resolution on the dissolution of the Association shall be taken by the general meeting of members by a two-thirds majority with the presence of at least half of eligible voting
2. In the event of a resolution by the general meeting of members of the dissolution of the association, the general meeting of members shall decide on the purpose of the association’s assets and will appoint a liquidation commission.