Polish language course for international UW employees – registration for spring trimester

The University of Warsaw is offering an unpaid 30-hour online Polish language courses. Classes will be held twice a week between April and June, 2024. The courses are intended for University employees.

In these courses we offer:

  • free participation
  • 30 hours of Polish language classes
  • professional and passionate teaching team of Polonicum UW
  • online classes
  • placement test
  • great atmosphere in the international environment

Obligations of participants:

  • active participation
  • at least 80% presence

We currently offer 3 levels of proficiency:

  • 2 groups on A1.3 level

Continuation of the course (3rd trimester) aimed for those who already have learnt basic vocabulary, Polish alphabet and courtesy expressions. The participant should be able to briefly introduce themselves, discuss their interests, describe their weekly routine, talk about their likes and dislikes, and explain how they spend their free time. They should also be capable of responding to simple questions.

The third trimester will focus on improving response skills (question-answer) in various life communication situations, such as those encountered in shops, in the street, when asking for location, time, or place, during meetings, and during a small talk.

a) morning group: 

Teacher: Katarzyna Kołak-Danyi

Duration: April 8th – June 6th, 2024

Classes on: Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:00 to 9:30 am

b) evening group:

Teacher: Agnieszka Jastrzębska

Duration: April 11th – June 14th, 2024

Classes on: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

  • B1.1 level

The course is aimed for people who have mastered the lexico-grammatical material of levels A1-A2 (equivalent to completing 240 hours of learning). The trimester program includes grammatical topics such as a review of all cases, vocative (in the context of private and official letters), declension of the noun “dziecko”, a review of the genitive case in plural form for nouns and adjectives, and syntax related to numerals. Priority in registration is given to those who are continuing from the previous course and starting at the B1.1 level.

teacher: Małgorzata Malinowska

Duration: April 8th – June 14th, 2024

Classes on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:45 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

  • B2.1 level

Teacher: Paulina Potasińska

Duration: April 8th – June 14th, 2024

Classes on: Mondays and Wednesdays, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.


The courses are intended for international employees of the University of Warsaw.

An employee should be understood as a person employed during the period of implementation of the development activity at the University on the basis of a contract of employment or appointment, in the group of academic teachers or non-academic employees;

Regulations for qualification and participation in development activities aimed at improving the competencies of employees at the University of Warsaw, undertaken in the “Excellence Initiative – Research University” (IDUB) Programme – (PDF EN)


To sign-up visit the course page on the Kampus Platform (CAS account is required to log in):


  • First-time applicants are required to take a placement test (the access key: jpoltest2021). Remember to save results – click the „Zapisz” button at the end of the test page.
  • In order to attend the course Persons who do not work as academic teachers are asked to send permission form signed by their immediate supervisor to welcome.event@uw.edu.pl. The supervisor’s consent template can be downloaded here (WORD EN)

Application deadline:

  • April 3rd, 10.00 am (CET)  – levels: A1.3 (morning group), B1.1 and B2.1
  • April 5th, 10.00 am (CET) – level A1.3 (evening group)

Please note that the number of places is limited. Priority is given to persons continuing the course.

For more details you may contact Welcome Point staff: welcome.event@uw.edu.pl 


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.