University of Warsaw
Fields of study:
administration • African studies • Ancient East studies • application of physics in biology and medicine • applied linguistics • Arabic studies • archaeology • astronomy • Baltic studies • Belorussian philology • bioinformatics • biology • biotechnology • chemistry • Classical philology • cultural studies • cultural studies of Central and Eastern Europe • economics • energetics and nuclear chemistry • English philology • environmental protection • ethnology • European studies • family studies • finance and accounting • general and clinical speech therapy • geography • geology • German philology • Hebrew studies • history • history of art • Hungarian philology • Iberian philology • informatics • informatics and econometrics • intercultural relations • Interfaculty Individual Studies in the Humanities • Interfaculty Individual Studies in Mathematics and Natural Sciences • Interfaculty Economic-Mathematical Studies • Interfaculty Economic-Managerial Studies • internal security • international relations • Iranian studies • Italian philology • Japanese studies • journalism, media and communication • Korean studies • Latin America studies • law • local government and regional policy • management • mathematics • Mediterranean civilization • modern Greek philology • Mongolian-Tibetan studies • music education • nanostructure engineering • Oriental studies • pedagogy • philosophy • physics • Polish philology • political studies • psychology • Romance philology • Russian philology • scientific information and library • Sinology • Slavonic studies • social policy • social prevention • social work • sociology • spatial economy • specialized translation • Turkish studies • Ukrainian philology
Studies in foreign languages:
archaeology • philosophy of being, cognition and value • international relations • American studies • chemistry • international economics • international business • political science • development economics • quantitative finance • psychology • nano and bio science • fundamental problems of quantum gravity and quantum field theory • traditions of Mediterranean humanism and the challenges of our times: the frontiers of humanity • mathematical methods in natural sciences • MBA • American politics and society • contemporary American culture • American law • environmental management
University of Warsaw (UW), founded in 1816, is Poland’s largest and finest university. From its beginning University of Warsaw has played a major role in the intellectual, political and cultural life of Poland. UW quickly attained a European level of excellence and has been recognized throughout the world as a leading academic centre in this part of Europe.
The University played an important role in shaping the generation of Poles who led the country through the political and economic transformation of the late 20th century. At the beginning of the 21st century University of Warsaw is moving forward and modernizes its structure, organization, and curricula aiming to prepare its students and graduates to function freely in the global world. The international reputation of the University of Warsaw is attested by its regular cooperation with the most renowned educational institutions in the world. In 2010 over 240 universities from 54 countries of the world co-operated with UW through bilateral agreements and over 380 were partners within the EU programmes.
University of Warsaw offers over 80 fields of studies and specializations within the humanities, exact and natural sciences. The interest in studies at the University of Warsaw is determined not only by the University's prestige resulting from high quality of education but also modern programmes of studies adapted to the needs of the changing world as well as scientific projects conducted at the University, the results of which are highly valued in the world. UW scholars regularly receive awards and win competitions for research grants. UW students, supervised by eminent professors, are well-educated and very competitive, winning many national and international contests and championships.
UW infrastructure is constantly improved and developed. Renovated and expanding university buildings provide convenient environment to study. Scientific and vocational development of students is supported by appropriate offices, organizations, and cooperation with numerous institutions and companies that highly value our graduates.
In 2010 the UW celebrated the 200th anniversary of the birth of Fryderyk Chopin, a great composer who was a student at the Royal University of Warsaw in the years 1826–1829.