Results of the 2nd call for 4EU+ educational projects
30 projects have been selected for funding in the second call for 4EU+ joint educational projects. UW scientists will be engaged in 22 initiatives, coordinating seven of them. The project teams bring together academics, doctoral candidates and students from at least three 4EU+ universities..
Life-saving pancakes, Arabic soup, and vegan spaghetti are examples of recipes of UW students’ favourite dishes included in the Polish-English “Student Cookbook”. The culinary publication is joint work of the Volunteer Centre of the University of Warsaw (VC UW) and students. It is available online.
Gender Equality Plan for UW
The University of Warsaw adopted its Gender Equality Plan. The document responds to the needs of the university community. GEP was created as a result of expert consultations reflecting god practice from European institutions. UW was the first university in Poland to adopt the GEP.
New marine symbiosis unseen for 270 million years
Prof. Mikołaj Zapalski from the UW Faculty of Geology with researchers from Japan and Poland described an ecological “living fossil” unseen for 273 million years. Their article appeared in “Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology”.
Online UW Open Day 2021: Coverage
Over 5 800 visitors, 70 stands prepared by faculties and units of the University of Warsaw, and more than 5 000 chat messages — these are the statistics of this year's UW Online Open Day. Candidates for studies could learn about the university’s educational offer, admission rules and talk to students and lecturers.
“Moscow-Petushki”: Read with UW
The first edition of “Moscow-Petushki” by Venedikt Yerofeyevas was published in a single copy and “spread very quickly”. In the series “Read with UW”, Dr. Seweryn Dmowski from the Faculty of Political Sciences and International Studies at the UW describes a book about the electric train journey, accompanied by heavy intoxication, which presents the realities of life in the Soviet Union.
Photo contest for 4EU+ students and doctoral candidates
Students and doctoral candidates of 4EU+ member universities, including the University of Warsaw, are invited to participate in a first-ever 4EU+ Student Photo Contest on Instagram. The key theme of the contest is Europeanness. The deadline for entry is 3rd May.
Support at UW
The academic community of the University of Warsaw is diverse. The safety and wellbeing of its members are essential. UW aims to build an environment free from any form of unequal treatment. People studying and working at UW can seek psychological and legal support offered by the university.
4EU+ Alliance Becomes an Association
The 4EU+ Governing Board, comprising Rectors of six member universities of the 4EU+ Alliance, met online to pass a resolution to establish an association "4EU+ European University Alliance e.V.". The association’s registered office will be in Heidelberg, Germany.
Pre-Columbian Manuscript Publication
What gods did the Aztecs worship? How was it recognized that a given day was suitable for agricultural work or marriage? Answers to these and other questions are available in the pre-Hispanic manuscript known as “Codex Vatican B (Vat. Lat. 3773)” manuscript. An international team of academics — led by Prof. K. Mikulska from UW — present a scientific publication of this pre-Columbian document.
Cultural Impacts of Climate Change in the 6th century
An international, interdisciplinary team of authors, including Prof. Robert Wiśniewski from the UW Faculty of History, show that, in response to increased rainfall and flooding in the sixth century AD, a new type of miracle emerged in the stories of saints circulating in Italy at the end of antiquity: the power of the saints over the element of water on land and in the air.
Information on Employee Capital Plans
We publish the information on Employee Capital Plans (ECP; in Polish: Pracownicze Plany Kapitałowe, PPK), a voluntary long-term saving programme, developed and co-financed by employees (employees and contractors subject to obligatory social insurance), employers and the state.
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