University of Warsaw Higher education cooperation

Associations of universities

UW is a member of international conferences and associations of universities, to promote higher education and academic collaboration:

Joint programmes

The University is developing joint programmes at the Bachelor and Master level to enable studying at Warsaw and at a partner university. In cooperation with universities from France, Belgium, Hungary, Austria, Ukraine, Holand, Iceland, United Kingdom, Sweden, Germany, Italy, Denmark, Portugal, Spain, Nepal, Korea, Kosovo, Israel, Ireland, Slovenia, UW offers 22 joint programmes.


Doctoral candidates can receive a joint doctoral degree based on cotutelle agreements with partner universities abroad.


In partnership with universities outside Poland, the University of Warsaw also runs MBA programmes and schools of foreign law.


Permanent programme of Polish Studies at Cambridge

Since 2014, students from the University of Cambridge have been able to take part in courses on Polish language, literature and culture. At the beginning, it was a pilot programme in Polish Studies at Cambridge. Due to an agreement between the University of Warsaw and the British university as well as the Foundation for Polish Science, signed in 2017, the programme in Polish Studies will be a permanent part of the Cambridge educational offer. The accord aims at increasing cooperation regarding not only Polish studies but also joint research projects.

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The School of Education

In 2016, the University of Warsaw and the Polish-American Freedom Foundation launched the School of Education, a postgraduate study programme for future teachers, formulated in cooperation with the Teachers College of Columbia University in New York.

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Erasmus+ educational projects

University of Warsaw coordinates an Erasmus+ project FAB – Formative Assessment for Foreign Language Learning & Teaching in Higher Education. The main objective of the project is the improvement in the quality of language instruction through providing the language teachers with suitable formative assessment tools for evaluating speaking skills.


UW is also a partner in other Erasmus+ projects:


  • ENGaGE – Digital English and German task bank for 4th-8th class dyslexic learners
  • EWP2 – Erasmus Without Paper 2.0
  • NOHA-IHA+ Joint Master’s Degree Programme in International Humanitarian Action
  • BECERID – A Blog as open learning platform for the field of Early Childhood Education about Research and Innovation to support Disadvantaged and Diverse children
  • e-QUATIC – On-line Quality Assessment Tool for International Cooperation
  • ILSA – Interlingual Live Subtitling for Access
  • NOHA-IHA+ Joint Master’s Degree Programme in International Humanitarian Action


Erasmus Mundus projects

UW is a partner in two Erasmus Mundus projects:

The University of Warsaw participated in two Bologna Process EU projects.

The aim of the suggested solutions is to integrate the European Higher Education Area and make it easier to compare qualifications gained in various countries: