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  1. 1. University of Warsaw
  2. 2. We are in the centre of Europe...  the 10th largest country in Europe  ca 38 million inhabitants  member of the EU since 2004Sources:http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/44/Map-Europe-Outermost-regions.PNG/950px-Map-Europe-Outermost-regions.PNG Copyright © 2011 by the International Relations Office, University of Warsaw
  3. 3. ...andin the heart of Poland Copyright © 2011 by the International Relations Office, University of Warsaw
  4. 4. WarsawSources:http://newzar.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/waw.jpg http://www.destination360.com/europe/poland/images/s/stare-miasto-warsaw.jpg http://www.fotografie-warszawa.znaker.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/plac-zamkowy-warszawa1.jpg http://wars.blox.pl/resource/Zamkowy.JPG Copyright © 2011 by the International Relations Office, University of Warsaw
  5. 5. University of Warsaw Public, comprehensive university The largest Higher Education Institution in Poland Ranked number one HEI in Poland according to different and independent polls in 2010 and 2011 Copyright © 2011 by the International Relations Office, University of Warsaw
  6. 6. Locations of the University Spread throughout the entire Warsaw Three campuses: • „Main” Campus – social sciences, humanities, and rector’s office & administration • „Ochota” Campus – natural sciences, exact sciences • „Służew” Campus – management sciences Copyright © 2011 by the International Relations Office, University of Warsaw
  7. 7. University of Warsaw – the past Founded in 1816 Coat of arms Rich history Famous graduates Kazimierz Palace, XVII / XVIII century. Copyright has expired for this picture Copyright © 2011 by the International Relations Office, University of Warsaw
  8. 8. Students 53, 500 students in 2010 (1 ,300 non- native) 19 faculties & almost 30 teaching and research units 120 programmes of studies (BA & MA programmes) 192 postgraduate programmes 3 MBA programmes Open University Copyright © 2011 by the International Relations Office, University of Warsaw
  9. 9. Study programmes in English BA degree: MA degree:  Archeology  Archeology  International Relations  American Studies  Philosophy  Chemistry  Development Economics  Environmental Management  International Business Program  International Economics  International Relations  Philosophy  Psychology (long-cycle, 5 years)  Political Science  Quantitative Finance Copyright © 2011 by the International Relations Office, University of Warsaw
  10. 10. Study programmes in EnglishPhD:  Chemistry  Fundamental Problems of Quantum Gravity and Quantum Field Theory  Mathematical Methods in Natural Sciences  Nano and Bio Science  The Traditions of Mediterranean Humanism and the Challenges of Our Times: the Frontiers of Humanity  Towards Advanced Functional Materials and Novel DevicesMBA:  Executive MBA  International MBA Programme Copyright © 2011 by the International Relations Office, University of Warsaw
  11. 11. Employees Over 6, 200 employees Over 3, 200 academic staff (incl. over 800 proffesors) Ca. 7, 000 of works were published More than 400 scientific conferences were held in 2010 ERC grants Copyright © 2011 by the International Relations Office, University of Warsaw
  12. 12. University Library  One of the three largest collections of scholarly & scientific books in Poland  Holdings of ca. 5, 700, 000 items (incl. books, journals, special items such as manuscripts, old prints, graphic art. Collection, music, cartographic items)  E-resources available from home computers  Ca. 60 data-bases online  10 000 m² of beautiful roof gardensCopyright © 2011 by the International Relations Office, University of Warsaw
  13. 13. Selected student activities  Students’ Union (Samorząd Studentów UW)  Erasmus Student Network ESN – UW  Academic choir  „Warszawianka” song & dance ensemble  Radio CAMPUS  AEGEE – European Students’ Forum  Academic theater & theater „Hybrydy”  Film Discussion Club  Student research groups  Various magazines and newspapersCopyright © 2011 by the International Relations Office, University of Warsaw
  14. 14. International Cooperation 240 bilateral agreements withuniversities from 54 countries Erasmus 2010/2011 - ca 1 200 Erasmus agreements, - 400 partner institutions from 30 countries, - ca 2 100 students & staff mobility flows, - budget 3 550 000 € Partner university in 15 ErasmusMundus A2 projects so far mostlyfocused on cooperation with EU &Asian countries Copyright © 2011 by the International Relations Office, University of Warsaw
  15. 15. UW’s basic strategic objectives to increase the competitiveness of theuniversity on the European & global scene to strengthen the University regionalcooperation to develop & intensify interdisciplinaryapproaches and multidisciplinary research teams to improve the teaching & curricula, as well asquality of management of the University Copyright © 2011 by the International Relations Office, University of Warsaw
  16. 16. Priorities for 2007-2013 Developing innovative educational products to meet the growing demands of the market - particularly at cycles 2 & 3, post-diploma studies, lifelong & e-learning programmes, focususing on teaching in foreign languages Increasing student & staff mobility as a key tool for personal development, enriching the learning & research experience, improving knowledge transfer Copyright © 2011 by the International Relations Office, University of Warsaw
  17. 17. Priorities for 2007-2013 Promoting European Higher Education Area through active participation in multilateral projects, networks, associations, joint degrees and initiatives at regional and international level Pursuing the University mission within the society giving wide access to knowledge and acquisition of skills to all who are entitled (incl. students from rural areas, persons with disabilities) by increasing the number of open events/lectures (Open University) and through Internet courses (Centre for Open and Multimedia Education) Copyright © 2011 by the International Relations Office, University of Warsaw
  18. 18. Priorities for 2007-2013 Fostering UW – industry cooperation e.g. by means of the New Technologies Centre (CeNT) and the University Technology Transfer Centre Improving the electronic University System for Study Support USOS ensuring high quality modern management, teaching process and mobility Copyright © 2011 by the International Relations Office, University of Warsaw
  19. 19. For more information visit our vebsite www.uw.edu.plCopyright © 2011 by the International Relations Office, University of Warsaw

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