Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) advice – update

In light of the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) we would like to kindly ask the University of Warsaw community members and our visitors to monitor the situation especially in case of recent or planned journey to China or Italy.

ACADEMIC SATURDAY – Submit a complete application for a temporary residence permit

UPDATE (16th of March 2020) From 16th of March, the Department for Foreigners suspends customer service and receipt of applications for temporary residence permit due to coronavirus spread. This means that also ACADEMIC SATURDAY will be moved to another date. Information on the new date of the ACADEMIC SATURDAY event will be published on the

Call for aplications for Ignacy Łukasiewicz and Stefan Banach Scholarships

  We would like to remind you about the ongoing recruitment for Ignacy Łukasiewicz Scholarship Programme and Stefan Banach Scholarship Programme for international students. These scholarships are granted by the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA) – newly set up institution to coordinate state activities driving the process of internationalization of Polish academic and

Psychotherapy in English (free of charge)

There are three free places  for persons seeking psychotherapy conducted in English. The therapy will take place in “HUMANA Psychotherapy – Sexology Practice” (al. Niepodległości 159 lok 76) from January 2020 to May 2020 (Tuesdays, 12:00, 13:00 or Wednesdays 13:00). The therapy is free of charge.

BUW for owls🦉

Winter session is aproaching really fast! From 20th January to 1st February the University of Warsaw Library (BUW) will be open till 5 am.
For those, who prefer night study University of Warsaw Library (Dobra Street 56/66) prolongs the opening hours. The action is called “BUW for owls”📓

Legalisation of stay – informational meeting 2020

Do you ask yourself following questions: Do I need to legalize my stay? How can I do it? We all know that the subject of legalization of stay in Poland might seem extremely complicated in the beginning! That’s why Welcome Point would like to invite all students  for two informational meetings on legal issues concerning residence in Poland.


The Volunteer Centre of UW have joined forces with the programme “PROJECTOR – Student Volunteering” and would like to invite all of the students to take part in Multicultural Winter Break. This is a unique student trip with a theme of multiculturalism. It’s a great opportunity to rest after your winter exams in a useful and fun way! We are waiting for applications until January 7th.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

  While the weather outside is getting colder and colder, the Staff at Welcome Point hopes to warm your hearts with some sincere wishes. No matter how and where you spend your Christmas break, we would like to wish you all a very merry Christmas and peaceful holidays spent with the people you love and,