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University of Warsaw

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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University of Warsaw (UW) is the leading university in Poland and an important, internationally recognized research centre, featured by prestigious international rankings. Founded in 1816, the University of Warsaw has a long tradition to build on, with its graduates including recognized scholars and writers, also Nobel Prize winners. UW strives to combine it with modernity, of which a good example is a growing offer of interdisciplinary programmes, offered also in English (BA, MA and PhD programmes), or the construction of the Centre of New Technologies to support academic research. Active international cooperation is one of the main objectives of the UW strategy, which makes it actively participate in the Erasmus+ and Erasmus Mundus programmes through around 1500 bilateral agreements. The University of Warsaw consists of 20 faculties and 30 other independent teaching units. With almost 50 000 students and 3600 academic staff, the University of Warsaw is also the biggest Polish higher education institution. Currently, there are 18 MA programmes offered fully in English (i.e.: Psychology, Applied Petroleum Geosciences, Archaeology, Chemistry, International Economics, Environmental Management, European Administration, Quantitative Finance, Humanitarian Action, Security Studies, International Business Programme, International Relations, Journalism and Communication Studies, Political Science), apart from programmes in other languages.

=335
2014
344
2015
=366
2016
  • 32.10
    Overall Score
  • 42.5
    Academic Reputation
  • 48.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 35.4
    Faculty Student
101-150
2015
101-150
2016
  • 58.8
    Academic Reputation
  • 67.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 52
    Citations per Paper
  • 54.3
    H-index Citations
=144
2014
=165
2015
  • 71.80
    Overall Score
  • 73.5
    Academic Reputation
  • 65.4
    Employer Reputation
  • 77.5
    Citations per Paper
  • 69.1
    H-index Citations
6
2015
6
2016
201+
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 70.4
    Alumni Outcomes
  • 72.5
    Graduate Employment Rate
6
2015
6
2016
201+
2016
EECA University Rankings
  • 90.50
    Overall Score
  • 100
    Academic Reputation
  • 99.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 45.4
    Faculty Student
  • 100
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 70.2
    Papers per Faculty
  • 92.8
    Citations per Paper
  • 62.3
    International Faculty
  • 46.7
    International Students
  • 99.6
    Web Impact
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
3,546
International
272

Number of students

39,873
Postgraduate 49%
Undergraduate 51%

Number of international students

3,465
Postgraduate 58%
Undergraduate 42%
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