Letter from the Rector Marcin Pałys
Prof. Marcin Pałys has served as the University of Warsaw Rector since 2012. Soon, his second term will come to an end. “These last eight years were filled with hard work, challenges, achievements and satisfaction, as well as lively discussions on the university’s vision and future,” says Prof. Marcin Pałys in a letter to the UW community.
UW rector awarded with the honoris causa degree of the Precarpathian National University
The Senate of the Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University unanimously decided to confer the title of doctor honoris causa for Prof. Marcin Pałys, rector of the University of Warsaw. The doctoral award ceremony is planned for September in Ukraine.
University of Warsaw Annual Report 2019
Once a year, a report featuring essential information on the university activity is compiled. The University of Warsaw Annual Report 2019 includes significant data on UW. The UW Executive Summary and annexes are available in the English language. On 24th June, the UW Senate adopted the document.
Prof. Alojzy Z. Nowak elected the UW rector
On 17th June, the UW Electoral College elected Prof. Alojzy Z. Nowak who will become the University of Warsaw rector in 2020-2024. He received mmm votes. There were three candidates: Prof. Alojzy Z. Nowak, Prof. Paweł Strzelecki, and Prof. Andrzej Tarlecki.
The pre-election meeting on 25th May
On 17th June, members of the Electoral College will elect the UW rector for the 2020-2024 term. On 21st May, the University Electoral Committee registered three candidates. On 25th May, the candidates presented their programmes and answered questions, during the online pre-election meeting with members of the UW academic community. One can watch the debate on the UW YouTube.
New guidance for studying and working during coronavirus outbreak
The University of Warsaw is continually monitoring the situation regarding the coronavirus pandemic. On 7th April, the UW rector issued a new order on studying and working arrangements at the University of Warsaw. Measures brought in by UW aim to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among the UW community.
Videos of the UW rector and vice-rectors conveying updates on the current situation at the university
In the video, dedicated to all UW students, doctoral candidates and employees, Prof. Marcin Pałys, the University of Warsaw rector spoke about current and future challenges, and ways to cope with them. He expressed his gratitude to members of the UW community for their work and commitment.
Easter wishes: take a break, stay healthy and optimistic
“I would like to address the international members of our academic community. The lockdown hampered your contacts and the possibility to be together with your family and your dears, but here you are not alone. In the University of Warsaw, you are among your friends. We want you to feel this, we need you, and we need your engagement,” says Prof. Marcin Pałys, the UW rector in an exceptional video.
Accommodation fee reduced by 50%
On 23rd March, the University of Warsaw rector issued an order which states that students, doctoral candidates, postgraduate students of the School of Education of the Polish-American Freedom Foundation and the University of Warsaw, and participants of the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange, who live in UW facilities, will pay a partial accommodation fee in April.
Rector’s order on the temporary limitation on the obligation to work on the university campuses
On 17th March, the UW rector issued an order on the temporary limitation on the obligation to work on the university campuses, in connection with preventing the spread of the coronavirus. The order includes information for heads of UW units and university administration. It applied until 27th March. On 26th March, Prof. Marcin Pałys, the UW rector, decided to prolong this time until 10th April.
Rector’s statement regulating the functioning of UW
In response to the state of epidemic emergency in Poland, declared on 13th March 2020, the Rector of the University of Warsaw made a statement regulating the functioning of UW. The regulations will come into force on 16th March 2020. Changes concern working arrangements of the university administration, circulations of documents, and operating of the university building.
Letter of the University Council of the University of Warsaw to the academic community
The Council of the University of Warsaw Council addressed a letter to members of the academic community in which it outlined the process of selecting candidates for rector indicated by the Council. We publish the letter.
Changes to the schedule of election activities
The University Electoral Committee adopted a resolution changing the election activities conducted at the University of Warsaw. Due to the document, the UW rector will be elected on 17th June. New dates regarding election procedures result from the Order of the Rector of the University of Warsaw on prevention of the spread of the novel coronavirus.
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