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University of Warsaw

University of Warsaw is the largest university in Poland and the best research centre in the country. 



University of Warsaw was founded in 1816. It’s the largest university in Poland and the best research centre in the country. 

The leading concepts of the University’s activity are the unity of teaching and research, and the harmonious development of all branches of knowledge represented in its curriculum. The University employs 3,800 scholars. Their scientific enquiry extends over 1,400 research topics; students who they concurrently teach have the opportunity of joining in their research projects. The University’s research teams have won worldwide recognition in many areas of knowledge and have joined international research programmes.

Approximately 45,000 people study at the University of Warsaw (1st, 2nd and long cycle studies, doctoral programmes and post-diploma courses). The candidates are offered a very broad range of courses in the fields of humanities, social sciences and natural sciences, as well as many interdisciplinary courses combining knowledge and skills of many disciplines.

University of Warsaw in numbers:
21 faculties and over 30 research units,
3 834 academic teachers,
2 451 doctoral candidates,
4 doctoral schools.

1,600 grants, including almost 200 from international entities, e.g. UE framework programmes (Horizon2020, COSME), European Space Agency (ESA), European Cooperation in the Field of Scientific and Technical Research (COST), Humanities in the European Research Area (HERA), European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO), International Visegrad Fund, Polish-German Science-Fundation, JUSTICE, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

A list of running international projects is available here.


Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28
00-927 Warsaw

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