Associations of universities
UW is a member of international conferences and associations of universities, to promote higher education and academic collaboration:
The University is developing joint programmes at the Bachelor and Master level to enable studying at Warsaw and at a partner university. In cooperation with universities from France, Belgium, Hungary, Austria, Ukraine, Holand, Iceland, United Kingdom, Sweden, Germany, Italy, Denmark, Portugal, Spain, Nepal, Korea, Kosovo, Israel, Ireland, Slovenia, UW offers 29 joint programmes.
Doctoral students can receive a joint doctoral degree based on cotutelle agreements with partner universities abroad.
In partnership with universities outside Poland, the University of Warsaw also runs MBA programmes and schools of foreign law.
Permanent programme of Polish Studies at Cambridge
Since 2014, students from the University of Cambridge have been able to take part in courses on Polish language, literature and culture. At the beginning, it was a pilot programme in Polish Studies at Cambridge. Due to an agreement between the University of Warsaw and the British university as well as the Foundation for Polish Science, signed in 2017, the programme in Polish Studies will be a permanent part of the Cambridge educational offer. The accord aims at increasing cooperation regarding not only Polish studies but also joint research projects.
The School of Education
In 2016, the University of Warsaw and the Polish-American Freedom Foundation launched the School of Education, a postgraduate study programme for future teachers, formulated in cooperation with the Teachers College of Columbia University in New York.
Erasmus+ educational projects
University of Warsaw coordinates an Erasmus+ project FAB – Formative Assessment for Foreign Language Learning & Teaching in Higher Education. The main objective of the project is the improvement in the quality of language instruction through providing the language teachers with suitable formative assessment tools for evaluating speaking skills.
UW is also a partner in other Erasmus+ projects:
- INNOVARCH – Innovating Training Aims and Procedures for Public Archaeology,
- ELBYSIER – Electronics beyond Silicon Era,
- School-to-Work Transition for Higher education students with disabilities in Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Montenegro (Trans2Work),
- AESOP – Advocacy Establishment for Students through Ombudsman Position,
- EWP – Erasmus without Paper,
- e-QUATIC – On-line quality assessment tool for international cooperation,
- REALISE – Realising the potential of the international mobility of staff in higher education.
Erasmus Mundus projects
UW is a partner in two Erasmus Mundus projects:
The University of Warsaw participated in two Bologna Process EU projects. The aim of the suggested solutions is to integrate the European Higher Education Area and make it easier to compare qualifications gained in various countries: