Katarzyna Gromek-Broc



Dr. Katarzyna Gromek-Broc
(PhD Florence EUI)  

Senior Lecturer, Senior Advisor for Academic Matters and Postgraduate Taught Programme Leader & Postgraduate Admissions Tutor

I joined York Law School in January 2008, being previously in France (at the University Paris II Assas), in Italy (the European University Institute in Florence) and since 1999 at the Hull University. I have also been a visiting Professor at the Stetson University College of Law, FL (USA) and the Golden Gate University, CA (USA), and more recently at the Institute of European Studies in Macao. I also worked and been involved in several projects led by European Institutions.

Currently my departmental responsibilities consist of being Senior Advisor for Academic matters, in charge of Postgraduate Admissions, Chair of the Library Committee and Chair of Mitigating Circumstances Committee





  • EU Law
  • Employment  & Social Law
  • Medical Law
  • Bioethics
  • Human Rights


  • Children's Rights in the EU
  • Exploitation of Children (trafficking)
  • Medical Responsibility: Comparative


Selected publications

  • Scrutinising the Duty of Care and Standard of Care in English Medical Negligence, 31, Medicine and Law Journal, 2012, 71-97 (ISSN 0723-1393)
  • Trafficking in Human Beings: The New EU Initiatives: Non-penalisation Clause, (3994) Criminology, 2011, 29-37 (ISSN 1792-751X)
  • K.Gromek Broc & E. Smiroldo, Responsabilità Medica nel Regno Unito, (2) Contratto e Impresa/ Europa, (CEDAM) 2011/2, 495-526 (ISSN 1127-2872)
  • EU Directive on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and Protecting Victims: Would it fulfil its promise? 20 (64) Nova et Vetera, 2011, 227-239 (ISSN 0123-2614)
  • Market Integration and Social Europe in Legal Innovations in the European Union, (SSAP-China, 2008) p. 65-94 (ISBN 978-7-0505-6)
  • Towards a Transnational Legal Order for Lawyers in the Light of Globalization, the WTO’s Achievements and the EU Single Market in K.van-der-Borght “The WTO Obligations and the Opportunities: Challenges of Implementation”, (Cameron May, 2007)( ISBN 1 9050 17020), p.7-72;



  • Introduction to Law & Society - module leader
  • Medical Law – module leader
  • Public Law 
  • European Union Law


  • International Comparative Law (LLM International Corporate and Commercial Law)

External activities


  • Judicial Expert for the EU procedure on European Arrest Warrant 2004/present
  • Expert at the Appeal Court, Bastia, France 1998/present
  • Visiting Professor, Universitad Libre, Bogota, Colombia 2012
  • Visiting Professor, Cracow Academy, Programme on Common Law, 2011
  • Visiting Professor, Institute of European Studies, Macao from 2006-2009
  • Visiting Professor, Golden Gate University, CA, USA 2002/2003
  • Visiting Professor, Stetson University College of Law, FL, USA 2002/2003

Editorial duties

  • Host Editor for Nova et Vetera: Special issue on child exploitation


Contact details

Dr Katarzyna Gromek-Broc
York Law School

Tel: +44 (0)1904 32 5811