UNIVERSITY OF WARSAW. 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
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)
Dynamic, quality-based development
almost33 000 full time students
almost19 000part-time students
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.
The University is a member of 43 consortiums and scientific networks.These are, i.a.,
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
The POLISH NOBEL PRIZE 2010
professor Tadeusz Krygowski
(Faculty ofChemistry),for creating the
method of quantitative determination of
aromaticityof chemical compounds
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.
The CeNT building will have
lecture rooms and laboratories
for students and Ph.D. students
of biology, chemistry,biotechnology,
informatics, andstudies on
CENT III will include:
in criminology, archaeometry, environmentalprotection, functional food technology and pro-health research.
Long cycle (MA level)
- Warsaw International Studies in Psychology
I cycle (BA level)
- American Studies
- Archaeology - International Relations
- Philosophy of Being, Cognition and Values
II cycle (MA level)
- American Studies
Environmental Protection (Erasmus Mundus)
International Business Program
Philosophy of Being, Cognition and Values
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
- Executive MBA
- International MBA Programme
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
of tourists and inhabitants of Warsaw.