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University of Warsaw

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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.

398
2012
338=
2013
335=
2014
344
2015
39.00
Overall Score
50.9
Academic Reputation
64.4
Employer Reputation
101-150
2015
101-150
2016
58.8
Academic Reputation
67.7
Employer Reputation
52
Citations per Paper
54.3
H-index Citations
169
2013
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
EECA University Rankings
87.90
Overall Score
100
Academic Reputation
99.7
Employer Reputation
65.9
International Faculty
45.6
International Students
93.4
Citations per Paper
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
3,487
International
252
With PhD
3,106

Number of students

41,625
Postgraduate 49%
Undergraduate 51%

Number of international students

3,362
Postgraduate 60%
Undergraduate 40%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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