Employees and doctoral candidates of the University of Warsaw can book free of charge COVID-19 RT-PCR tests until 31st December.

Employees and doctoral candidates have an opportunity to undergo COVID-19 RT-PCR tests that detect active SARS-COV-2 infection.

Testing takes place on-site (on the campus in Ochota) following the registration.


SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR detects viral RNA. Diagnostic tests use a mucus sample from the nose or throat. Medical personnel take a swab which will get analysed by Warsaw Genomics.

Before getting tested:

At least half an hour before taking a swab for SARS-CoV-2 virus, one should not:

  • drink,
  • eat,
  • smoke cigarettes,
  • take medications,
  • brush their teeth,
  • rinse mouth and nose,
  • chew gum.


Testing period: COVID-19 swab collection will continue until 31st December 2021.
How to book a test?


Step 1: Download a discount code

A discount code, which entitles employees and doctoral candidates of the University of Warsaw to get tested free of charge, can be downloaded from covid.uw.edu.pl.


Step 2: Register

After receiving the code, register at https://warsawgenomics.pl/badaniadlauw and arrange an appointment via the form at warsaw-genomics.reservio.com, choosing a specific date and time.


Step 3: Undergo a test

Taking a swab will take place on the campus in Ochota, in the building of the Sports and Recreation Centre, in a separate room with a separate entrance. Tests are organised and coordinated by the University of Warsaw. Swabs will be collected by medical professionals.


Warsaw Genomics team will offer tests from Monday to Friday: 8 am – 6 pm.

Please note: A person should come to the swab collection facility wearing a protective mask on, with their ID and test order number, which will be generated during registration.


Step 4: Get your results

The test results will be available to patients at https://wyniki.warsawgenomics.pl/. It can take up to three business days until the results will be given. One should enter their order number (from the e-mail confirming acceptance of the SARS-CoV-2 test) and their PESEL number (or their ID number if there is no PESEL number). It will be possible to download the signed and authorized test result.


Discount on RT-PCR test for family members of UW employees and doctoral candidates

UW employees and doctoral students who will get tested can receive a discount from WARSAW GENOMICS for 4 RT-PCR tests to be used by their family members. The reduction amounts to PLN 89, and the cost of the test for a family member is PLN 350. Family members (max. 4) can use the discount by booking a test at: https://warsawgenomics.pl/zlecam-test-sars


How to get a discount code for family members?

The discount code will be sent by Warsaw Genomics by e-mail, confirming registration for the free RT-PCR test for active SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection.


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