University of Warsaw Governance

The University of Warsaw bodies:
Rector and vice-rectors

The rector is the head of the university. Together with the vice-rectors, he oversees UW administration and finances, makes key decisions, represents the University externally, and is in charge of the staff as well as undergraduates and postgraduates. More information

The University of Warsaw Senate

The Senate is the University’s most important governing body. It has the authority to pass documents which are of key importance to the University, such as bylaws, the mission statement and strategy for development, as set out by the Rector, financial and investment plans, and course regulations.

The University Council of the University of Warsaw

The council gives its opinion on the draft university strategy, draft statute, and the report on the implementation of the university strategy. Also, it is responsible for university financial management monitoring, university management monitoring, and appointing candidates for the rector, after obtaining the opinion of the senate. More information