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University of warsaw

UNIVERSITY OF WARSAW


University of warsaw1

UNIVERSITY OF WARSAW

the largest and one of the best universities in Poland

flexible comprehensive university - humanities, natural and pure sciences, social sciences outreaching technical and medical universities

recognized by prestigious international rankings such as the Academic Ranking of World Universities (AKA Shanghai Ranking), the QS Top Universities, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and the CHE Excellence Group 2010 (subjects: chemistry, physics)


Strategic aims

STRATEGIC AIMS

  • strong research teams with high international standing

  • mobility of the students and academic staff; foreign students and lecturers

  • quality of education

  • comprehensiveness – many programmes of studies and research fields, adapted to the needs of the labour market and innovative economics and the civic society

  • active international collaboration in research and teaching

  • gaining funds from various sources


University of warsaw2

UNIVERSITY OF WARSAW

Dynamic, quality-based development

  • modernisation and revitalisation

  • new infrastructure

  • new investments

  • campuses integration

  • country-based new projects


University of warsaw3

UNIVERSITY OF WARSAW

morethan61 000students

including:

almost33 000 full time students

almost19 000part-time students

morethan6500postgraduatestudents

morethan3000Ph.D. students

morethan6300academicstaff,

including:

almost3300academicteachers

(morethan830professors)


The university in figures

THE UNIVERSITY IN FIGURES

The University collaborates with ca 1200 foreigninstitutions, including 390 partnerships within the boundaries of more than 1000Erasmus agreementsand 200 partners from 52 countries within the boundaries of university agreements on direct collaboration.

In 2011 more than 7000 students, doctoral students and UW employees went abroad for short-term studies or to lecture. At that time there were ca5100 foreign visitors at the University of Warsaw.

There are also ca 1000 participants(mainlyfrom Eastern Europe as well as Sweden and Germany) of long-term degree studies.


Research and science

RESEARCH AND SCIENCE

  • leading research centre in Poland

  • almost 3000 research topics in 2011

  • membership in 43 consortiums and scientific networks

  • ca 120 projects in 6. and 7. EU Framework Programme

  • participation in 6 projects conduced within the framework of the NMF and 24 undertakings financed by such organisations as, e.g.,: NATO, Howard Hughes Foundation, Welcome Trust, COST, European Science Foundation, European Molecular Biology Organisation

  • new interdisciplinary research centres


Research and science1

RESEARCH AND SCIENCE

The University is a member of 43 consortiums and scientific networks.These are, i.a.,

  • Optoelectronic Materials and Photonic Structures Laboratory

  • The National Cyclotron Laboratory (experimental research in low energy nuclear physics)

  • Pro-Stat (PROtein Selectively Triggering Apoptosis in Tumor cells): PROtein Selectively Triggering Apoptosis in Tumor cells

  • National Consortium for Hadron Radiotherapy

  • Centre for Research on European Pleistocene Fauna

  • Centre for Preclinical Research and Technology


T he foundation for polish science fnp awards

The FOUNDATION FOR POLISH SCIENCE (FNP) AWARDS

The POLISH NOBEL PRIZE 2011

prof. Tomasz Giaro (Faculty of Law and

Administration), for interdisciplinary

analysis of the categories of truth in the

doctrines of law from antiquity to the

present

The POLISH NOBEL PRIZE 2010

professor Tadeusz Krygowski

(Faculty ofChemistry),for creating the

method of quantitative determination of

aromaticityof chemical compounds 


Discover y of 201 1

DISCOVERY of 2011

A team of astronomers including researchers from the international PLANET project and the University of Warsaw Observatory based Polish OGLE survey led by prof. Andrzej Udalski has announced results of statistical studies on, how common extrasolar planets are in the Milky Way., published in Nature, 473, pp. 349-352.


UW is one of the academic centres which has made a great use of the opportunities offered to Poland by its membership in the European Union.


R d cept consortium

R&D: of the opportunities offered to Poland by its membership in the European Union.CePT Consortium

  • consortium of 10 institutions: University of Warsaw, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw Technical University and 7 Institutes of the Polish Academy of Sciences

  • a centre for bio-medical research: interdisciplinary basic research, development of diagnostic and therapeutic methods (civilisation diseases,aging)

  • modern equipment for rapid technological progress and reaching a critical mass comparable to leading European centres

  • combining efforts of various scientific centres

  • and fields of science


R d c entre of new technologies

R&D: C of the opportunities offered to Poland by its membership in the European Union.ENTRE OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES

  • the campus of mathematical, natural and experimental sciences

  • Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geology, Mathematics, and Informatics as well as the cyclotron in one place

  • in the vicinity: the PAS institutes (biochemistry, biophysics, physiology, genetics), the Warsaw Medical Universitythe project is financed mainlyfrom the EU structural funds

  • supra-regional importance


Centre of new technologies

CENTRE OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES of the opportunities offered to Poland by its membership in the European Union.

The CeNT building will have

lecture rooms and laboratories

for students and Ph.D. students

of biology, chemistry,biotechnology,

informatics, andstudies on

environmentalprotection.


R d centre of biological and chemical sciences

R&D: CENTRE OF BIOLOGICAL of the opportunities offered to Poland by its membership in the European Union.AND CHEMICAL SCIENCES

CENT III will include:

  • 133 modern laboratories in which research will be carried out on, i.a., new sources of energy, radiopharmaceuticals, active techniques and substances in medicine and cosmetology and on natural environment monitoring

  • the Expert Analytical Centrer conducting investigations

    in criminology, archaeometry, environmentalprotection, functional food technology and pro-health research.

  • more than 500 pieces of research equipment i.a., an animaIPET scanner, high-efficiency chromatography columns, diffractometres, CD, Raman, IR, and UV spectrometers, sequenators, cyclers, etc.


Current developments seat of the facult ies of modern languages and of applied linguistics
CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS: of the opportunities offered to Poland by its membership in the European Union.SEAT of the FACULTIES OF MODERN LANGUAGES AND OF APPLIED LINGUISTICS

  • laboratories, language learning rooms, conference halls, computer laboratories

  • completely adapted for the needs of disabled people

  • a centre for 12 thousand of students, Ph.D. students and academic workers


S tudy programmes in english
S of the opportunities offered to Poland by its membership in the European Union.TUDY PROGRAMMES IN ENGLISH

Long cycle (MA level)

- Warsaw International Studies in Psychology

I cycle (BA level)

- American Studies

- Archaeology - International Relations

- Philosophy of Being, Cognition and Values


S tudy programmes in english1
S of the opportunities offered to Poland by its membership in the European Union.TUDY PROGRAMMES IN ENGLISH

II cycle (MA level)

- American Studies

- Archaeology

Chemistry

Environmental Management

Environmental Protection (Erasmus Mundus)

International Business Program

International Economics

International Relations

Philosophy of Being, Cognition and Values

Political Science

Quantitative Finance


S tudy programmes in english2
S of the opportunities offered to Poland by its membership in the European Union.TUDY PROGRAMMES IN ENGLISH

III cycle (PhD level)

- From Simple Molecules to Nanostructured and Bioactive Materials

- Fundamental Problems of Quantum Gravity and Quantum Field Theory

- Mathematical Methods in Natural Sciences

- Nano and Bio Science

- Practical Approximation Algorithms (PAAl) – studies in Rome

- The Traditions of Mediterranean Humanism and the Challenges of Our Times: the Frontiers of Humanity

- Towards Advanced Functional Materials and Novel Devices

MBA studies

- Executive MBA

- International MBA Programme


University of warsaw library

UNIVERSITY of the opportunities offered to Poland by its membership in the European Union.OF WARSAW LIBRARY

University of Warsaw Library, located on the bank of the Vistula, has one of the three largest collections of scientific

and academic books in Poland.

books 1 897 474 volumes

journals 686 277 volumes

special collections: 392 125 volumes

Altogether: 2 975 876 volumes


The architecture of the University Library itself draws crowds

of tourists and inhabitants of Warsaw.



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