University of Warsaw The University Council of the University of Warsaw

The University Council of the University of Warsaw

Members of the Council:
  • Prof. Janusz Bujnicki from the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw (IMCB), Correspondent Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences, one of the highly cited researchers (appointed on 6th May 2019) – Chairman of the University Council of UW,
  • Prof. Pearl Dykstra from the Erasmus University Rotterdam, Member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, appointed as Member of the Group of European Commission Chief Scientific Advisors – advising the EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation (appointed on 6th May 2019)
  • Prof. Poul Holm from the Trinity College Dublin, former Rector of the University of Roskilde (Denmark), Member of Royal Irish Academy and Academia Europaea (elected on 8th May 2019),
  • Prof. Krzysztof Redlich from the University of Wrocław, Member of Scientific Policy Committee of the European Organization for Nuclear Research, Correspondent Member of the Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences and Polish Academy of Sciences, Member of Academia Europaea (appointed on 8th May 2019),
  • Marynika Woroszylska-Sapieha, Member of the Supervisory Board at Santander Bank Polska S.A., Medical University of Warsaw graduate, associated with the Institute of Cardiology (appointed on 8th May 2019),
  • Katarzyna Zajdel-Kurowska, Alternate Executive Director at the World Bank, former Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Finance and former Member of Management Board at the National Bank of Poland, UW Faculty of Economic Sciences graduate (appointed 15th May 2019),
  • Kamil Bonas, UW Student Union President

Additional information

Term of office

The term  of office of the first University Council of UW will last until the end of 2020. Later, the term of office of the university council shall be 4 years and shall start on 1st January of the year following the year, in which the term of office of the senate started.

 

 

Tasks

Tasks of the university council include:

  1. expressing an opinion on the draft university strategy;
  2. expressing an opinion on the draft statute;
  3. university financial management monitoring;
  4. university management monitoring;
  5. appointing candidates for rector, after obtaining the opinion of the senate;
  6. expressing an opinion on the report on the implementation of the university strategy;
  7. preforming other tasks set in the statute.

 

Within the framework of the university financial management monitoring, the university council:

  1. expresses an opinion on the material and financial plan;
  2. approves the report on the implementation of the material and financial plan;
  3. approves the financial statements.