UW Library open 24 hours a day
According to the decision of the UW Rector, Prof. Alojzy Z. Nowak, the University of Warsaw Library will be open 24 hours a day from 2nd October. This is a response to high student interest in the 24-hour opening mode of the BUW, the pilotage of which was launched in April.
Chinese Ambassador’s visit to UW
On 22nd September, Sun Linjang, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Poland, visited the University of Warsaw. “We want to develop cooperation not only in the field of sinology, but also in economic and social sciences. This is a huge development prospect for us,” Prof. Alojzy Z. Nowak, the UW Rector, said.
International UNICOMM report
“University as community: students’ perceptions of participation, engagement and belonging at European higher education institutions” is a report that was produced as part of the international UNICOMM project. The work on the publication was coordinated by the Volunteer Centre of the UW.
Taiwanese delegation at UW
On 20th September, the authorities of the University of Warsaw met with a delegation of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of China. “We are interested in deepening the cooperation with Taiwanese universities in terms of research and teaching,” Prof. Alojzy Z. Nowak, the UW Rector, said.
Honorary doctorate for Prof. Mirosława Czerny
Prof. Mirosława Czerny from the Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, the Director of the Doctoral School of Social Sciences at the UW, has received an honorary doctorate from the Autonomous University of Mexico State in Toluca. She has been analysing urban and regional phenomena and processes in Latin America throughout her professional life.
4EU+ Alliance courses
The University of Warsaw students and doctoral candidates can take online or hybrid courses organised by the 4EU+ Alliance universities in the 2023/2024 winter semester. Registration for classes at Charles University in Prague as well as at Sorbonne and the University of Milan is open.
Summer Polish language course
25th August marked the end of the 68th edition of the summer course in Polish language and culture organised by the Centre for Polish Language and Culture for Foreigners “POLONICUM”. This year, there were 100 participants. On the last day, the students danced the Polonaise in the UW Library Gardens.
UW in the “Horizon Europe” programme
Participation in more than 60 projects subsidised to the sum of more than EUR 25 million places the University of Warsaw in a leading position among Polish academic institutions that are beneficiaries of the Horizon Europe Framework Programme. In total, grant recipients from Poland have so far received funds amounting to EUR 383.52 million.
“Nature” article on invasive tree species
An international team of researchers published in “Nature” the results of the study concerning various conditions of biological invasions of non-native tree species and factors which counter the invasions. The co-author of the paper is Prof. Bogdan Jaroszewicz from the Białowieża Geobotanical Station, University of Warsaw.
President of Portugal lecturing at UW
On 21st August, the President of Portugal, Prof. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, visited the UW to deliver a lecture “The international situation, before, during and after”. “We are eager to develop the cooperation and exchange of students and researchers with Portuguese universities. I am convinced this historic visit will further strengthen such initiatives,” Prof. Alojzy Z. Nowak, the UW Rector, said.
UNREAD course for students and doctoral candidates
“Urban Regulations and Political Memory: Towards Understanding Spatio-Temporal Aspects of Urban Development PLUS” is an international, interdisciplinary course open to students and doctoral candidates. It is carried out by four universities of the 4EU+ Alliance: University of Warsaw, University of Milan, Charles University and Sorbonne University. The application deadline is 22nd September.
MERGED – Joint Master’s Degree at 4EU+ universities
A new, prestigious programme of Global Environment and Development (MERGED) studies will be open for final-year students and graduates of Bachelor’s degree, active in the field of natural environment and sustainable development. The studies are carried out as part of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters programme.
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