University of Warsaw Honorary Doctorate Degrees

In 1921, the University of Warsaw awarded Marshall Józef Piłsudski with the honoris causa degree. Since then, Ludwik de Broglie, Jaroslav Heyrovsky, Fryderyk Joliot-Curie, Cecil Frank Powell, Niels Bohr, Riccardo Giacconi, Shuji Nakamura, as well as a laureate of the ACM Turing Award, Charles Antony Richard Hoare, have received an honorary degree from UW.

 

Doctors Honoris Causa of the University of Warsaw 

14 III 2018 – Sergei Kovalyov

 

10 V 2017 – Shuji Nakamura

 

26 IX 2016 – Maciej Lewenstein

 

24 VI 2016 – Ewa Łętowska

 

8 VI 2016 – Elhanan Helpman

 

9 III 2015 – Andrzej Białynicki-Birula

 

5 XI 2014 – Alain Besançon

 

6 XI 2013 – Michael Martinek

 

29 X 2013 – Andrzej Białas

 

21 III 2013 – Oded Stark

 

27 II 2013 – Michael G. Müller

 

28 XI 2012 – Sir Charles Antony Richard Hoare

 

13 VII 2012 – Henryk Skarżyński

 

25 VI 2012 – Elie Wiesel

 

5 VI 2012 – Jurij D. Apresjan

 

11 I 2012 – Hans Hauben

 

30 XI 2011 – Szewach Weiss

 

15 XI 2011 – Aaron Ciechanover

 

22 VI 2011 – Stanisław Waltoś

 

14 I 2011 – Theodor Meron

 

30 VI 2010 – Richard Pipes

 

18 VI 2010 – Antony Polonsky

 

18 VI 2010 – Maria Rostworowski de Diez Canseco

 

20 V 2010 – Horacio Cerutti-Guldberg

 

7 V 2010 – Ivan Čolović

 

15 V 2009 – Francisco J. Ayala

 

24 XI 2008 – Gerd Meyer

 

17 VI 2008 – Eckart Hien

 

6 III 2008 – Leszek Balcerowicz

 

31 VII 2007 – William G. Dwyer

 

27 VI 2007 – Oskar Anweiler

 

28 III 2007 – Norman Davies

 

3 IV 2006 – Anna Wierzbicka

 

26 X 2005 – Shmuel Noah Eisenstadt

 

29 VIII 2005 – Sir Roger Penrose

 

25 V 2005 – Andrzej Wajda

 

21 X 2004 – Václav Havel

 

10 III 2004 – Abp Desmond Tutu

 

3 III 2004 – Alasdair Smith

 

14 XI 2003 – Siegmar von Schnurbein

 

7 XI 2003 – Luciano Maiani

 

12 VI 2003 – Tadeusz Mazowiecki

 

28 V 2003 – Eugenio Barba

 

16 V 2003 – Marcus Lutter

 

22 XI 2002 – Władysław Bartoszewski

 

30 X 2002 – Mieczysław Porębski

 

14 X 2002 – Jacek Furdyna

 

16 V 2002 – Dmytro Pawłyczko

 

5 XII 2001– Ihor Ševčenko

 

15 XI 2001 – Jan Nowak-Jeziorański

 

4 IV 2001 – Tadeusz Różewicz

The full list of honorary doctorates, which have been awarded by UW since 1921, is available on: the Polish-language website of the university >>