University of Warsaw University of research

UW research at a glance

21 faculties and over 20 research units >>

 

3,700 academic teachers, among them 850 professors

 

3,200 doctoral students

 

34 programmes of doctoral studies (3rd cycle) >>

 

4 international doctoral programmes >>

 

3,450 topics in the fields of the Humanities, Social Sciences and Natural Sciences, as well as numerous interdisciplinary studies including subjects in Medical or Technical sciences

 

1,470 grants, including over 120 from international entities, e.g. UE framework programmes (Horizon2020, COSME), European Space Agency (ESA), European Cooperation in the Field of Scientific and Technical Research (COST), Humanities in the European Research Area (HERA), European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO), International Visegrad Fund, AXA Research Fund, Polish-German Science-Fundation, National Science Foundation (NSF) – USA, Office of Naval Research (ONR) – USA, The Polish-American Freedom Foundation, Rothschild Foundation, Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation

 

100 international societies and research networks with UW as a member >>

 

7,700 publications per year >>

 

5.9 million library holdings >>

 

280 international conferences per year

 

Research budget of nearly 95.5 million euro in 2015 = ⅓ of the University’s budget

Research is financed from, among others, grants received from national and international research programmes. The University of Warsaw is the most effective of all Polish academies in acquiring funding through competitive calls, and its scholars are often the largest group of laureates in given programmes.

 

The University’s 2015 projects were financed from over 1,470 ongoing grants. The funds transfer to the University in 2015 for research projects equalled about 35,5 mln euro.

  • Ministry of Science and Higher Education – 320 ongoing grants; transfer of funds for the ongoing grants in 2015 equalled 4.7 mln euro;
  • National Science Centre – 886 ongoing grants; transfer of funds for the ongoing grants in 2015 equalled 21 mln euro;
  • National Centre for Research and Development – 59 ongoing grants;transfer of founds for the ongoing grants in 2015 equalled 3.5 mln euro;
  • Other national subsidies – 86 ongoing grants; transfer of founds for the ongoing grants in 2015 equalled 0.95 mln euro;
  • 7th Framework Programme and Horizon 2020 – 62 ongoing grants; transfer of funds for the ongoing grants in 2015 equalled 3.9 mln euro;
  • Other international subsidies – 60 ongoing grants, transfer of funds for the ongoing grants in 2015 equalled 1.5 mln euro;

 

Additional information

Office of Research Administration 

Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28
00-927 Warsaw

ph.: (+48) 22 55 20 886

fax: (+48) 22 55 24 200

www.bob.uw.edu.pl

 

University Technology Transfer Centre   

Żwirki i Wigury 93

02-089 Warsaw
ph./fax.: (+48) 22 55 40 730

uott(at)uott.uw.edu.pl

www.uott.uw.edu.pl

 

Office of University Advancement

Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28
00-927 Warsaw

ph.: (+48) 22 55 20 727
fax: (+48) 22 55 20 729

bwr(at)uw.edu.pl

 

Publications

University of Warsaw Bibliographic Database