University of Warsaw (UW) is one of the leading universities in Poland and an important, internationally recognized research centre. It belongs to the World-Class Universities and is featured by prestigious international rankings such as the Academic Ranking of World Universities (Shanghai Ranking), the QS Top Universities, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and the CHE Excellence Group 2010 (subjects: chemistry, physics).
Being founded in 1816 the University of Warsaw has a long tradition to build on. Among our graduates many prominent persons and recognized scholars and writers, including Nobel Prize holders, can be found. From its beginning the University has been a centre of influence of the Polish science, culture and history. UW strives to combine this tradition with modernity. Our current priority is the modernisation of the infrastructure and the organisational structure of the institution as well as the curricula in order to meet the demands of the (more ... )