Construction work in progress
The multi-annual development plan aims primarily to stimulate the potential of the humanities and social sciences. Thanks to the programme, new buildings will be constructed, and others will be refurbished. Currently, the construction of one of the largest investments of the programme, the second stage of the building at Dobra 55, is in progress.
Reduced accommodation fee
In June and July, just like in the last few months, students and doctoral candidates of the University of Warsaw will pay less for their accommodation in residence halls. According to the rector’s order as of 3rd June 2020, accommodation fee will be reduced by 50%.
It is okay to panic – a climate documentary
UW scientists create a web portal – Climate Science – where they present the foundations of climate and global warming science. From 1st to 7th June, one can watch a film “It is Okay to Panic”, in which Prof. Szymon Malinowski, cofounder of the portal, explains why he worries that climate change may cause human civilisation to collapse in the coming decades.
Summer online course offered by “Polonicum”
Eager to start or continue your adventure with the Polish language and culture? From 3rd to 28th August, the UW Centre of Polish Language and Culture for Foreigners “Polonicum” offers its summer course. This year the course will be conducted online. The application deadline is 15th July.
The organisation of the foreign language proficiency examinations for the summer examination session
The University Council for the Certification of Language Proficiency issued a resolution regarding the organisation of the foreign language proficiency examinations for the summer examination session of the academic year 2019/2020. Unless a mandatory requirement for the student’s degree, it is recommended that students postpone taking the examination to the following academic year.
The pre-election meeting on 25th May
On 17th June, members of the Electoral College will elect the UW rector for the 2020-2024 term. On 21st May, the University Electoral Committee registered three candidates. On 25th May, the candidates presented their programmes and answered questions, during the online pre-election meeting with members of the UW academic community. One can watch the debate on the UW YouTube.
Latest information and advice for the UW community during the coronavirus pandemic
Following the new ordinances of the UW rector, online teaching and learning will continue, except classes which cannot be conducted remotely. It is possible to work remotely, perform work on a roster basis or under the flexible working-time system. On 26th May, Prof. Marcin Pałys issued an ordinance which introduces changes – specifies – some of the provisions of the document published on 21st May
2019 Annual Report of the University Council
The first University Council of the University of Warsaw was established by the decision of the Senate of the University of Warsaw in May 2019. The work schedule of the council for 2019 included five meetings. Works of the council concentrated both on current issues related to the activities of the University and on the strategy for further development of the University of Warsaw.
BUW resumes lending and free scanning services
As a result of easing restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic, readers can partly use the University of Warsaw Library (BUW) resources. As of 18th May, BUW resumes lending, free scanning services, and individual appointments with readers.
4EU+ educational projects: call for proposals
Academics working in the 4EU+ universities can submit project proposals regarding education that would engage students and doctoral candidates. All projects have to involve at least three 4EU+ member universities and fall under one of the four 4EU+ flagship programmes.
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