University of Warsaw Honorary Doctorate Degrees

In 1921, the University of Warsaw awarded Marshall Józef Piłsudski with the honoris causa degree. Since then, Ludwik de Broglie, Jaroslav Heyrovsky, Fryderyk Joliot-Curie, Cecil Frank Powell, Niels Bohr, Riccardo Giacconi, Shuji Nakamura, as well as a laureate of the ACM Turing Award, Charles Antony Richard Hoare, have received an honorary degree from UW.

 

Doctors Honoris Causa of UW (since 2001)

23 February 2022 – Olga Tokarczuk
16 February 2022 – Andrzej Koźmiński
8 December 2021 – Jacek Klinowski

Prof. Jacek Klinowski with the title of Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Warsaw

16 January 2019 – Janusz Jurczak

Honorary degree for Prof. Jurczak

 

14 March 2018 – Sergei Kovalyov

Sergei Kovalyov with an honorary degree of UW

10 May 2017 – Shuji Nakamura

Honorary degree for Prof. Shuji Nakamura

 

26 September 2016 – Maciej Lewenstein

Honorary degree for physicist

 

24 June 2016 – Ewa Łętowska

Honorary degree for Prof. Łętowska

 

8 June 2016 – Elhanan Helpman

Honorary degree for economist

 

9 March 2015 – Andrzej Białynicki-Birula
5 November 2014 – Alain Besançon

Honorary Degree for a French historian

 

6 November 2013 – Michael Martinek
29 October 2013 – Andrzej Białas
21 March 2013 – Oded Stark
27 February 2013 – Michael G. Müller
28 November 2012 – Sir Charles Antony Richard Hoare
13 July 2012 – Henryk Skarżyński
25 June 2012 – Elie Wiesel
5 June 2012 – Jurij D. Apresjan
11 January 2012 – Hans Hauben
30 November 2011 – Szewach Weiss
15 November 2011 – Aaron Ciechanover
22 June 2011 – Stanisław Waltoś
14 January 2011 – Theodor Meron
30 June 2010 – Richard Pipes
18 June 2010 – Antony Polonsky
18 June 2010 – Maria Rostworowski de Diez Canseco
20 May 2010 – Horacio Cerutti-Guldberg
7 May 2010 – Ivan Čolović
15 May 2009 – Francisco J. Ayala
24 November 2008 – Gerd Meyer
17 June 2008 – Eckart Hien
6 March 2008 – Leszek Balcerowicz
31 July 2007 – William G. Dwyer
27 July 2007 – Oskar Anweiler
28 March 2007 – Norman Davies
3 April 2006 – Anna Wierzbicka
26 October 2005 – Shmuel Noah Eisenstadt
29 August 2005 – Sir Roger Penrose
25 May 2005 – Andrzej Wajda
21 October 2004 – Václav Havel
10 March 2004 – Abp Desmond Tutu
3 March 2004 – Alasdair Smith
14 November 2003 – Siegmar von Schnurbein
7 November 2003 – Luciano Maiani
12 June 2003 – Tadeusz Mazowiecki
28 May 2003 – Eugenio Barba
16 May 2003 – Marcus Lutter
22 November 2002 – Władysław Bartoszewski
30 October 2002 – Mieczysław Porębski
14 October 2002 – Jacek Furdyna
16 May 2002 – Dmytro Pawłyczko
5 December 2001– Ihor Ševčenko
15 November 2001 – Jan Nowak-Jeziorański
4 April 2001 – Tadeusz Różewicz