Intercultural Communication & Cultural Adaptation Workshop for International UW Employees

International employees are invited to participate in a workshop on intercultural communication and cultural adaptation at UW.

During the workshop we will:

  • explore different communication styles and assumptions concerning everyday cooperation in the academic context,
  • discuss possible misunderstandings in intercultural communication,
  • find out about the concept of Global Dexterity,
  • discuss the challenges to cultural adaptation at UW,
  • develop some useful strategies to bridge differences.

Basic information

Date: May 24th, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm (coffee break included)

Place: Main Campus, Old Library Building

Trainer: Aleksandra Winiarska, PhD, Institute of Applied Social Sciences

Enrollment requirements

The training is dedicated to the international employees at University of Warsaw, hired on the basis of employment contracts, especially the academics. In order to attend the workshop administrative and service workers are asked to send a signed permission from their immediate supervisor to

The supervisor’s consent template (PDF) to download.

How to sign-up?

In order to participate in the workshop, you should register via the Kampus Pracownik platform:

Instruction for academic teachers

Instruction for administration employees

  • Click the button: Zapisz mnie (Enroll me) at the bottom of the page
  • Registration deadline: May 22nd, 10:00 am

Course implemented under Action II.2.3. “Support of the relocation process of employees from abroad by introducing solutions facilitating involvement of new foreign employees to work at UW and preparation to stay in Poland” of the Excellence Initiative – Research University (IDUB) at the University of Warsaw.