Finding your way around UW

The University of Warsaw

With more than 200 years of history, the University of Warsaw is the second oldest university in Poland and at the same time the largest one. In 2020 there were:

  • 40 247 students (bachelor’s and master’s) and 2 451 doctoral students
  • 7 678 employees including:
    • 3 894 academic teachers
    • 778 engineering and technical employees
    • 376 librarians
    • 2 426 administrative employees.

University life is concentrated on three campuses:

  • Main Campus – historic seat of the University of Warsaw, located in the city centre, home to the humanities and social sciences, the UW authorities and central administration offices (Admissions Office, International Relations Office, Office for Student Affairs, Office for Doctoral and Postgraduates Studies);
  • Ochota Campus – home to science and natural science, recently gained impressive new buildings, housing state-of-the-art laboratories;
  • Służewiec Campus – home to the Faculty of Management and a part of the Faculty of Applied Linguistics buildings, student dormitories.

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