The opening ceremony of the 2022/2023 academic year
The official inauguration of the 2022/2023 academic year at the University of Warsaw is held on 3rd October at 14:00, Auditorium Maximum, on the university historical campus at Krakowskie Przedmieście. The opening lecture will be delivered by a world-renowned surgeon, Professor Maria Siemionow of the University of Illinois, Chicago. The event can be followed online
The newly-formed UW Faculty of Medicine
Following the Senate of the University of Warsaw’s approval, on 29th June, Prof. Alojzy Z. Nowak, UW Rector, signed the ordinance on establishing the Faculty of Medicine. Over 70 years passed for the University of Warsaw to restart the medical education.
Benefits of the HR Excellence in Research
The HR Excellence in Research is a voluntary tool. The gained award identifies the institution as committed to support researchers’ skills and careers, and provide them with a good working environment. In February, the University of Warsaw entered the process of the renewal of the award from the European Commission.
Admission System for Candidates from Ukraine
In cooperation with the Inter-University Centre for Informatisation, the University of Warsaw has released the national online admission system available for candidates from Ukraine: Online Admission System for Candidates from Ukraine (OASCU). The tool helps to search for particular type of studies, as well as job and cooperation opportunities at Polish academic institutions.
Passing year at a glance
Another year of education and research, climate change and sustainable development actions, positioning in rankings, as well as achievements of our scientists and students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Below there are selected most meaningful events that the UW community faced in the passing year.
UW Physicists in ”Nature”
Scientists from the Faculty of Physics at the University of Warsaw led by Prof. Michał Tomza, together with the experimental group of Prof. Tobias Schaetz from the University of Freiburg, were the first to observe Feshbach resonances between single ion and ultracold atoms. The results of their work have been published in “Nature”. The article has also been highlighted on the journal’s cover.
UW Rector’s letter to the academic community
We are publishing the letter from Prof. Alojzy Z. Nowak, UW Rector. The letter presents the UW authorities attitude to the pandemic reaching the territory of our country. It also refers to the last spring decision on a regular mode of study in the University of Warsaw.
Inauguration of the 2021/2022 academic year
On 1st October, at 2. pm, the solemn ceremony of the new academic year at the University of Warsaw took place. Karol Husman, an Adjunct Professor at Stanford University, working on robotics and machine learning, delivered the first academic lecture entitled “Unordered thoughts of machines”. The recorded inauguration is available on the UW website.
“Arm in arm” campaign
“I care about others”, “I believe in science”, “I want to travel around the world”, “I want to study normally”, “I want to live a normal life”, “I want to live” – these are the reasons to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The “Arm in arm” campaign has started at the University of Warsaw.
The organisation of education at UW in the 2021/2022 academic year
The new academic year will begin on 1st October. Prof. Alojzy Z. Nowak, Rector of the University of Warsaw, has defined the rules for the organisation of education in the upcoming academic year 2021/2022 and the rules for the organisation of online classes, examinations and credits.
Detection of gravitational waves from star-eating black holes
Scientists from the UW Astronomical Observatory have contributed to the discovery of binary systems consisting of a black hole and a neutron star (NSBH). The existence of these systems was predicted by astronomers several decades ago, but they had never been observed, either through electromagnetic or gravitational signals, until now.
Prof. Henryk Samsonowicz, the University of Warsaw Rector in the years 1980–1982, passed away
Prof. Henryk Samsonowicz was an eminent historian specialising in medieval Poland. The protection of university students and employees was one of his main tasks while holding various academic posts. In 1989, he participated in Poland's Round Table Talks. A few months later, Prof. Samsonowicz became minister of education in the first government led by a non-communist since World War II.
New English-language study programmes at UW
The University of Warsaw offers over 100 study programmes in humanities, social, exact and natural sciences, as well as interdisciplinary ones. There are also degree programmes entirely conducted in English. This year, prospective students may choose from two new study programmes in English: Machine Learning, and Religions of Asia and Africa: Buddhism, Islam and Others.
UW and its operation as of 20th March
The Rector of the University of Warsaw has issued an ordinance on the operation of UW in the state of the epidemic, announced as of 20th March 2021. The document published on 19th March 2021, changes§ 17a included in Rector’s ordinance No. 217, issued on 29th September 2020.
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