The actual admission round for the academic year 2015/2016 will start on the 10 June, however, some courses taught in English language have already launched the admission process. Students may find them at: www.irk.uw.edu.pl.
The University faculties and other units organize 1st and 2nd grade studies, as well as doctoral and postgraduate courses. Prospective students may choose from among arts and humanities, as well as social, natural, physical and formal sciences. The University provides also interdisciplinary courses.
The candidates may select from among 30 programmes lectured in English only, including 1st and 2nd degree courses: American Studies, Applied Petroleum Geosciences (only 2nd), Archaeology, Chemistry (only 2nd), Economics (only 2nd), English Studies, Environmental Management (only 2nd), European Administration (only 2nd), Finance, Investments and Accounting, International Business Program (only 2nd), International Relations, Internal Security (only 2nd), Journalism and Communication Studies (only 2nd), Philosophy of Being, Cognition and Value (only 1st), Political Science (only 2nd), Psychology (uniform master-level), Teaching English to Young Learners (only 2nd).
The registration is done online. Candidates set up their registration accounts, where they can apply for the courses, learn about the results of the admission procedure, access the list of necessary documents, as well as print the application templates and upload their photograph to be used in their student ID.
It is worth to mention that several courses require passing a suitability test. It is an additional exam, usually oral, to check the candidate’s suitability to take up a course and to later work in the profession. International candidates may arrange an online suitability interview. These tests apply for instance in case of the psychology course in English.
In every year more and more foreign students study at University of Warsaw. Currently the number of them increased about 30% in comparison to 2010. The most popular programmes are International Relations in English and Polish, Economics and Management.